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Garmin Vivofit Jr 2 Review
The 3-Minute Garmin Vivofit Jr.2
A Smart Watch to Track Your Child
By Rachel Hutson | 28 November 2019
Garmin released the jr.2 in 2017, and every somany months, they have brought out a new themed watch for your children. With themes ranging from Disney to Marvel and adjustable bands to stretchy bands, both made from silicone.
Sporting an11mm x 11 color screen and only weighing 17.5 grams, thoroughly waterproof makes this a perfect lightweight child-friendly watch. The battery on this little watch lasts up to a year and is replaceable, and it stores 4 weeks of activity data.
Features & Design: 5/5 ● Performance: 5/5 ● Value: 5/5
The Vivofit jr. 2 connects with your smartphone to track your child check their activity using chores and give rewards. This device makes exercise fun with the themed app adventures through 60 minutes of daily activity.
Your child's sleep pattern is recorded and the device periodically syncs with the parent-controlled mobile app. The app can only be accessed by you and the people you allow access to the app, and this can lighten the parenting load.
Kid-tough bands are either stretchy or adjustable bands. The Vivofit is also swim-friendly. The screen is customizable, and the battery lasts up to a year, with no recharging needed.
The Vivofit is very hard to fault, as it has so much to offer and very little goes wrong with the device.
The one drawback is that parents can’t join in on the fun activities using there Garmin smartwatch.
Is it for you?
If keeping track of your child's activity is a priority for you, then this is a device that helps you do so.
With the app allowing you to track so many things and offers many features, this makes the parenting load so much easier as you can always keep a close eye on your child.
What we like
Parents can assign chores from the smartphone app, and the child sees their new chores on their watch. These can be set up to recur daily or even weekly as reminders to brush their teeth and make their beds.
Extra Credit for Sweat, the Vivofit jr. 2 helps with tracking and giving rewards to the little ones and keep them motivated. By completing their assigned chores, kids earn virtual coins to collect and then exchange for rewards you have agreed on, such as having a treat more screen time or having a friend spend the night.
What we don’t like
There is the problem of do you want your child always tracked and is this a needed device, but this is dependent on the parents.
Should you buy it?
With safety being a growing concern for parents nowadays, this smartwatch offers you a fantastic solution. This device keeps track of your child monitors their activity, and you can assign chores all while enjoying fun themed adventures.
The Garmin Vivofit jr. 2 is a must-have for your lovely little one, and we cannot recommend it more.
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- The Garmin vivofit jr 2 is manufactured by Garmin and was added in October 2017 in the Activity Tracker section
- This product has a rating of 5.0 out of 5
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