Is your kid ready for their first phone? Here’s how to tell.

5 questions to ask before giving your kid their first phone:

Do they obey screen time rules for TV/video games?

Are they frequently losing or misplacing things?

Do they keep up with their schoolwork?

Can they understand what a serious responsibility it is?

Have you talked to them about online dangers?

The Bark Phone: The best first phone for kids — period

Our powerful parental controls come built in to the Bark Phone, allowing you to customize nearly everything on it to help protect your kids. Control who they talk to, what apps they can download, and so much more.

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