Active parents with adventurous little kids have unique needs when it comes to technology. They need devices that can keep up with their fast-paced lifestyle, while also being protected from the inevitable bumps and drops that come with having little ones around. That's where protective device cases come in handy. In this blog post, we'll explore the best tech gifts for active, on-the-go, outdoorsy moms with little kids, focusing on protective device cases.
Why Busy, Outdoorsy Families Need Protective Device Cases
Moms and dads are superheroes, and they deserve a couple of secret weapons. Smartphones, tablets, and laptops are linchpin pieces of technology for families on the go, especially for parents who work remotely and families who explore outdoor places together. Mobile devices help keep everything running smoothly from schedules and shopping to bringing home the bacon.
Active families need protective device cases for several reasons.
Their busy lifestyle means they are constantly on the move, which increases the likelihood of drops and bumps.
Their love for outdoor activities means their devices are exposed to elements like water, sand, and dirt, which can damage them.
Finally, little kids are unpredictable and can accidentally damage devices, which makes it even more important to have a protective case.
Protecting your family’s tech investment can save your day, week or family trip in the event of an accident.
What Makes Protective, Drop-Tested Device Cases Good for Families
Protective, drop-tested device cases are essential for active, on-the-go, outdoorsy families with little kids because they provide a high level of protection against falls, bumps, and scratches. These cases have been rigorously tested to ensure that they can withstand the impact of accidental drops and bumps. They also have features like raised edges, reinforced corners, and shock-absorbing materials that provide extra protection for the device.
Best Protective Device Cases for Adventurous Families
No need to cry over spilled milk with the Monarch. The beefy Monarch Pro is equipped with premium materials in 5-layers of protection: a shock-resistant core, an armor frame layered with carbon fiber/leather, a polycarbonate shear plate, alloy metal hardware, and impact-resistant rubber surround. Thoughtful features like a lanyard anchor and highly tactile surface area reduce the risk of drops, but when they do happen, you have UAG’s signature military-grade drop-test protection backing you and your family up.
25 ft. Drop Protection (7.6 meters)
5 layers of protection
Traction grip & oversized tactile buttons. Integrated lanyard anchor (lanyard not included)
Built-in MagSafe module for iPhone cases
AVAILABLE IN IPHONE 14, IPHONE SE (2022), GALAXY S22, IPHONE 13, GALAXY S21, GALAXY NOTE20, IPHONE 12, GALAXY S20, GOOGLE PIXEL, HUAWEI MATE 20 AND MANY MORE.
HyperCush™ technology dampens and disperses the energy created when your toddler drops your phone and it collides with another surface. Simply put, if traction grip surface fails, you have ample, patent-pending cushioning waiting to break the fall. This lab-tested design is created by layering two shock-absorbing materials with a dynamic hexagon pattern.
20 ft. Drop Protection (6 meters)
Traction grip. Oversized tactile buttons
Engineered with our HyperCush™ technology
Integrated lanyard anchor (lanyard not included)
AVAILABLE IN IPHONE 14, APPLE WATCH, GALAXY Z FLIP, GALAXY Z FOLD, IPHONE SE (2022), GALAXY S22, IPHONE 13, GALAXY S21, AND MANY MORE.
The Pathfinder is great for the active family who needs device protection and prefers a lighter-weight feel. The Pathfinder is constructed with a low-profile perimeter edge with a tactile grip for better handling, an ultra-lightweight PC impact frame, and armor shell with impact resistant core for when drops occur.
18 ft. Drop Protection (5.4 meters)
Low profile perimeter edge with tactile grip
Enhanced corner protection, and an ultra-light impact frame
Integrated lanyard anchor (lanyard not included) for on-the-go functionality
AVAILABLE IN IPHONE 14, GALAXY Z FLIP, GALAXY Z FOLD, IPHONE SE (2022), GALAXY S22, IPHONE 13, GALAXY S21, AND MANY MORE.
Building on the foundation of Pathfinder, the Plasma Series adds a translucent honeycomb design and the same ultra-lightweight protection for adventurous individuals. The Plasma series case boasts impact-resistant bumpers with a shock-resistant armor shell to keep devices protected day in and day out.
16 ft. Drop Protection (4.8 meters)
Low profile perimeter edge with traction grip
Protective screen surround & oversized tactile buttons
AVAILABLE IN IPHONE 14, IPHONE SE (2022), GALAXY S22, IPHONE 13, GALAXY S21, HUAWEI P40, SURFACE, AND MANY MORE.
Families with little kids and an active lifestyle need protective device cases to keep their devices safe from accidental drops, bumps, and scratches. The best protective device cases for active families are the Monarch, Civilian, Pathfinder, and Civilian series. These cases offer excellent protection and are perfect for clans who are always on the move and love outdoor activities.