Does your kid love music? Then they’re going to love having their own portable CD player to listen to their favorite songs whenever they want.
Here, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about choosing the best boombox for kids, and have picked out a few inexpensive options that can be used to play their favorite CDs and audio books.
Considerations when Choosing the Best Boombox for Kids
Many CD players offer excellent sound quality, but make sure you get a good balance between bass and treble and check that the sound stays crisp even when the volume is high.
Sometimes your child might need to play CDs more quietly, so a headphone jack is handy in this case. The whole family won’t have to hear their favorite song on repeat!
If your child has a phone or other Bluetooth device, they can connect it to a Bluetooth boombox to play their favorite tunes even louder!
USB allows for more connectivity options – ideal for those with a non-Bluetooth audio device to play their favorite music from it.
If your kid intends to use their CD player boombox outside, it’s a good idea to ensure it is waterproof and made from durable materials.
Top Kids Music Players
1. Dreamworks Trolls CD Player
What cuter way to play audio CDs than with this Trolls CD player! The auxiliary input jack allows you to connect many different audio devices (good tabletop radios), so you’re not limited to original CDs. It can be used at home or on the go – it’s powered by an AC adapter or 6 size C batteries.
2. Coby Portable CD Player
Portable CD players like this are ideal to connect headphones and play music on the go. It takes just two AA batteries and the battery life is very good. This is a good CD player because it will switch off automatically when the CD is finished – we all know kids aren’t the best at remembering to shut down their gadgets. It isn’t compatible with CD-R or CD-RW formats.
3. Sylvania Portable CD Boombox
This portable boombox also has a digital FM radio function and can be used with other devices when connecting via the AUX input. The boom box comes in loads of color options so it’s a great choice for kids – they can pick the one they like the best.
4. Toshiba Top-Loading CD Player
Our final kids boombox comes in a choice of three attractive colors, so you can find one your kid will love. There is an LCD panel so you can easily control the device even in poorly lit conditions. It plays music from the FM radio or a CD, or you can stream music by connecting a device to the AUX in point. The twin stereo speakers ensure you get high-quality, powerful sound from this CD boombox.