Cool Gadgets: The Best Cheap Drones for Kids.

Drones are cool gadgets known in the technological context as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Essentially a drone is a flying robot. Drones can be remotely controlled or can be flown autonomously using software controlled flight plans via onboard sensors and GPS already embedded in their systems.

Flying drones as a pastime is getting increasingly popular among kids. A cool and cheap drone is a great way to get kids have some outdoor fun.

For many parents, getting these cool gadgets is going to be a function of budget. The mindset is that drones don’t come cheap and cheap drones may be seen to be lacking in qualities required for optimum performance. However, there exist on the market a lot of cheap drones that are very ideal for kids. But the question always arises in terms of availability and user-friendliness.

Drones for kids come in several shapes and sizes but there are a few simple guidelines outlined here to keep in mind when purchasing cheap drones for kids:

  • Must look cool – colorful designs with good handling.
  • Easy to use – control panels that offer beginner and expert mode with fail safe features.
  • Durability – not easily damaged due to wear and tear.
  • Versatility – can work both indoor and outdoor.
  • Low price – Cheap drones should be less than a 100 dollars.


  1. RC Stunt Drone Quadrocopter with 3-bladed Propellers


  • Extra batteries for extended flying time
  • Incredible durability
  • Easy to maneuver
  • Extra propellers
  • Colorful.

2. Syma X9 Flying Car RC Quadcopter


  • Ideal for both indoors and outdoors  
  • Rugged
  • 5-6 minutes flying time
  • 100 minutes charging time 

3. Eachine E010 Mini UFO Quadcopter Drone


  • 3D rolling special effects
  • 5 minutes flying time
  • Rugged
  • Both beginner and expert mode

4. Syma X 5SW FPV Explorers 2 RC Headless Quadcopter Drone with HD Wifi camera


  • 100 minutes charging time
  • 6-7 minutes flight time
  • Wifi function available for android and apple IOS devices for real time transmission

5. UDI U818 A-1 Discovery RC Quadcopter with HD camera


  • Beginner and expert mode
  • High capacity Batteries
  • Rugged
  • Built-in camera
  • 7-9 minutes of flight time
  • Can be controlled 200 feet away
  • Indoor and outdoor use

6. Air Hogs Star Wars RC Ultimate Millenium Falcon


  • Great sounds and pictures
  • 75 minutes charging time
  • Remote controlled
  • Foam core protection
  • 6 AA Batteries.

7. AK ASO K88 2.4 GHz, 4 channel, 6 Axis Gyro RC Quadcopter with HD camera


  • LED lights
  • Adjustable speed mode functions
  • 4 channel remote control
  • Built-in HD camera for recording
  • Lightweight and durable.

8. DB Power UDI U845 Wifi FPV UFO RC Drone with HD camera


  • Wifi camera with real time transmission
  • LED navigation
  • Great aesthetics
  • Optional USB charging
  • Low voltage  alerts
  • Lightweight and rugged

9. UFO 3000 LED Drone


  • High capacity
  • Li-Po Battery
  • 2 speed mode
  • Ultra-bright LED light
  • Durable protective body

10. HOLY STONE HS 110 FPV Drone


  • Easy handling
  • Camera with 1st person view
  • Mobile app interface
  • Easy to charge
  • Altitude hold
  • One touch take-off and landing
  • Remote controlled indicator light for night flight.


When shopping for cheap drones for kids, choices should not be limited to these ten mentioned but the features highlighted can serve as a go-to template in determining choices of purchase. Check out these other ideas on the best drones for kids. 

Parental Supervision is strongly advised in drone usage.


Written by: Jeffrey Ulrich, Chinavasion Wholesale Ltd. CEO
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