Nighttime. It can be both fun and scary for children. That’s where flashlights always came in handy for kids.
Nights playing light tag, exploring while out camping, reading under the sheets when the lights are out, all evoke fond memories of childhood.
Yet, there were those times when you wanted your parents to leave the bedroom door slightly open so as to let in the comforting light that chased away the darkness. The flashlight was always within reach when you wanted to make sure there was nothing lurking under your bed.
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Here we have rounded up a selection of flashlights that kids will adore.
Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch Flash Firefly Bug Flashlight
If your wee one is into bugs, then this adorable flashlight is a must-have. The firefly design will certainly delight any young budding entomologist.
Made for small hands, your child will have no problems holding onto the flashlight as they step outside for a night game or snuggling under the blankets to read.
The on/off buttons are child-friendly. Even though the brightness of the bulb is low, it’s still ideal to help your young one when the lights are out.
Powered by 2 AA batteries.
B. toys Light Me To The Moon Children’s Projector Flashlight
This is an ideal option for your kid who has an interest in space. The switchable reels will project onto the wall or ceiling. It’s a learning slideshow full of vibrant colors and fun characters.
Everything is kept tidy via the storage slot at the base of the flashlight. No need to ask your children where things are!
The sturdy build can take a bit of a knock and kids can operate the flashlight without any hassles. Great for ages 4 to 8, this flashlight runs on 2 AAA batteries.
Melissa & Doug Sunny Patch Giddy Buggy Flashlight
An adorable flashlight that your kids can easily carry around thanks to the generously sized handle. The colors are as bright as the light given off this torch.
The feet will ensure that the Giddy Buggy stays put when your child sets it down. Also, it’s a decent-sized flashlight, so you’re young one will have no problem finding it when they need to explore the dark.
Recommended for ages 3 to 7 and powdered by 2 AA batteries.
VTech Spin and Learn Color Flashlight
This isn’t merely a flashlight. It’s a learning device that projects plays music and teaches!
More than 50 songs, music, sounds, and phrases mean that your young one will be singing and listening in the dark, while the flashlight illuminates their room with different colors.
The easily accessible buttons on the side help your child learn numbers. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!
If your child forgets to switch off the flashlight, it will automatically power off after 45 seconds, conserving the 2 AA batteries.
A great first flashlight for kids aged 1 to 3.
Rechargeable Snake Flashlights for Kids
Snakes can be scary, but not this one. Your boy or girl will adore this reptile-inspired flashlight.
Developed specifically to encourage curiosity about nature and animals, there are 4 different modes: LED light, flashing, a melody, and a snake hiss.
The battery is rechargeable through micro-USB, so that saves you the expense of having to always buy replacement batteries.
Triceratops LED Headlamp
Which kid doesn’t like dinosaurs? They are the fascination of both adults and children, so surely your child will go crazy over this prehistoric headlamp.
The adjustable head strap makes it a universal fitting for kids of all sizes (including those adults who are still young at heart).
Whether it’s out camping, exploring in the dark, hiking, or checking out awesome caves with your kids, this headlamp will definitely add another dimension of adventure to the excursion.
Powered by 3 AAA batteries, the triceratops offers 4 different light modes: horns flashing, horns and eyes flashing, strobe and colorful light.
Oh…and it roars! What more could you want!
KunHe Toddlers Small Mini LED Flashlight
Here you don’t get one flashlight, you get 4! That saves fighting over whose turn it is.
With a belly that lights up, your kids will surely fall in love with these adorable flashlights. A switch on the side transforms this into a standard torch.
The single bulb illuminates up to an astounding 30 meters! You get 2.5 hours of power from the 3 AAA batteries. That is a few nights of flashlight tag.
LitezAll Transforming Robot LED Flashlight
For those children that are into gadgets and like transforming things, this flashlight will definitely have them smiling.
It has three different interactive options where it changes into a standard-looking flashlight, an insect, or something that just landed from another planet.
The lamp is LED which is energy efficient. That means your kid can play with the torch for longer before you have to replace the battery.
John Deere Tomy Johnny Tractor Flashlight
For all those little farmers out there comes this cute tractor-inspired flashlight from John Deere.
You have 2 options to select from for light: roll the tractor and it will light the way or switch to a constant light mode by simply pressing a button.
If your child forgets to switch off the flashlight, don’t fret. There is an auto-shutoff after 60 seconds.
The flashlight, like all John Deere products, is hardy and can handle a knock or being dropped.
It’s powered by 2 AA batteries and is suitable for kids aged 18 months – 4 years old.
GLOGLOW Children Projector Flashlight
If your child has a hard time falling asleep and loves dinosaurs, then you have to get them this flashlight.
With 24 different dinosaurs to select from, your kid will have fun transforming their room into Jurassic Park. It also teaches focal distance as the images appear blurred depending on how close or far the projection surface is.
Your child also learns about orientation as they may need to rotate the projected image.
It’s time to step back in time to when the dinosaurs ruled the earth.
Light up the night
Kids can love and also loathe nighttime. When the lights go out, your child can rely on their trusty flashlight to give them peace of mind.
Also, when venturing outside after the sun goes down, your son or daughter can add a touch of fun to their nocturnal activity with one of the awesome flashlights from our list.
The only thing you need to do as a parent is choosing a flashlight that matches your kid’s personality.