Amazon say this about the Kindle Fire HD for use with children:
Protect your kids with easy-to-use Parental Controls. Simply add a password in the settings menu to restrict access to web browsing, content purchasing, or your Kindle Fire content libraries.
Kindle Fire HD is designed to stand up to accidental bumps and scrapes. Our state-of-the art display is 20 times stiffer and 30 times harder than plastic, so you can let your child play, without worry.
Beloved Kids' Movies and Shows
Amazon for Kids also includes a selection of thousands TV shows your children want to watch, with episodes from Bob the Builder, Thomas the Tank Engine and many more.
Ebooks for Fun and Education
Explore ebooks featuring beloved characters. Flip through picture books including Tiger Who Came to Tea and the Mr. Men and Little Miss series. Discover hundreds of ebooks includingMaisy, Duck and Goose, Elmo, Big Nate, titles from Sandra Boynton (Moo, Baa, La La La!), and more.
The Best Games for Kids
Featuring a great selection of children's games like Drawing Pad, A Day at the Circus andThe Cat In the Hat - Dr. Seuss, and popular early development games like Kids Learn to