The 5 Best Metal Detectors For Children

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If your child is into adventure walks and looking for treasure on the beach, you might want to invest in a metal detector for them. Metal detectors are a great tool to add intrigue and excitement to any walk or hike and can be fun even in your own backyard. While there are real metal detectors and toy metal detectors, this article will focus on showcasing the top 5 real metal detectors for children, looking at the features of the top metal detectors, why these are are good for children (specifically), and finally, we’ll look at accessories for each model reviewed.

bounty hunter detectorBounty Hunter GOLD-PL Gold Digger Metal Detector

Features:

  • Extendable handle

  • Weighs only 2.2lbs

  • Has a weather resistant coil to detect metal in the ground

  • 5-year limited warranty against defects and workmanship

  • Targets up to 2 feet deep depending on metals in the area

Accessories:

The Bounty Hunter Gold-PL Gold Metal Detector comes with headphones, which makes finding treasure even easier for children. It also comes with a battery life indicator, so you don’t miss out on opportunities to find metal with your children.

Why it’s Good for Children:

This metal detector has an extendable handle that allows children of varying heights to use it while combing the beach for coins and other treasures. Because it’s lightweight, even smaller children can carry this metal detector around the beach and streets looking for gold coins or other metal objects. It requires 2 batteries, but they are easily found in any department store, or you can even buy them online when you purchase the metal detector. This device offers an easy to use and easy to read knob-style control interface that is attached to the handle of the detector, and it has a speaker in the interface so you can hear whether or not you have found metal in the ground.

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Bounty Hunter Gold Digger Metal Detector
  • The Gold Digger can be used anywhere to search for all kinds of valuable metal from gold coins to iron relics
  • Motion all-metal mode and trash elimination control help you find only the treasure you want
  • Identifies coin-size objects up to 6 inches deep underground, and senses larger items up to 2 feet deep
  • Includes headphones for private searches in crowded places
  • Certified Frustration-Free Packaging

Bounty Hunter TK4-PL Tracker IV Metal Detector

Features:

  • Weighs less than 5lbs

  • Adjustable rod for varying heights of children

  • Waterproof coil

  • Made in the USA

  • 5-year limited warranty against manufacturing defects

  • 3 operation modes

  • Target range from 8 inches to 2 feet deep

Accessories:

This metal detector doesn’t come with extra accessories, but the quality of the detector itself is worth considering when making your purchase. Most children have a pair of headphones at home anyway, so it’s not a showstopper that this metal detector doesn’t come with headphones.

Why it’s Good for Children:

The ergonomic handle on this metal detector makes it easy for children to hold and support while they search for metal. A deeper range of detection means more opportunity for children to find metal and be excited by the activity. With the ability to discern between metal and trash, the Bounty Hunter TK4-PL Tracker IV Metal Detector provides more opportunity for children to have successful metal hunting trips. A built-in speaker means children have the option to wear headphones or listen through the knob-style control panel.

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Bounty Hunter TK4 Tracker IV Metal Detector
  • Rugged metal detector ideal for detecting treasure in extreme ground conditions
  • Motion All-Metal mode, Discrimination mode, and 2-Tone audio mode.Larger objects up to 3 feet
  • Preset ground balance neutralizes response to mineral content in the ground
  • Disc/notch control distinguishes between targets and unwanted metals
  • Motion All-Metal mode, Discrimination mode, and 2-Tone audio mode

INTEY Metal Detector

Features:

  • Easy to read control panel

  • Weighs about 5 lbs

  • 4 operating modes

  • Detects up to 8 inches below the surface

  • Waterproof coil for streams and shallow pool detection

  • Bonus shovel for digging when your detector goes off!

  • 2-year warranty

Accessories:

The INTEY metal detector comes with a convenient shovel and carrying case for easy portability. The case fits snuggly around the metal detector to protect it when in transport.

Why it’s Good for Children:

This lightweight metal detector provides an easy to read control panel that means even little children without developed reading skills can follow. It uses arrows to point to indications of metal detection. The shovel makes it fun for children to dig once they find something in the ground based on the detection signals from the control panel. This is a good entry-level metal detector for children because it comes with four operation modes and children can play around with it to try to get readings from different materials. There is also a bright LCD screen for easy readability for older children.

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INTEY Level Detector-Lightweight Metal Finder with Pintable Display,High-accuracy & Pinpoint Function,10’’ waterproof Search Coil for Underwater Detecting(Complimentary: Multi-Function Folding Shovel)
  •  All-Metal Mode&Discrimination Mode - There're two modes for choosing, all metal mode and disc mode. With the former, all metals will be detected, while you can use the latter one for discrimination, thus iron, zinc, coin can be discriminated. Details will be listed below description. It is good for coins, jewelry, prospecting, shallow water hunting, beach hunting.
  • HIGH SENSITIVITY - Metal can be detected once coil approach it, and there's beep sound to remind you. The greater the movement of the pointer, the closer the distance from the metal. Rocks, minerals will disturb detection. Plumbing and metal appliances in room will affect the test results.
  • PINPOINT FUNCTION - Press the red button of pinpoint, move kit slowly, and release button when it beeps. Please wait for 2 sec, then press the button again, while keeps kit still. Try to move around slowly and release it when there's a sound. Repeated this process, and you can find the exact location of the target.
  • WATERPROOF - Both the adjustable stem and the coil at the end are waterproof, so you can search for lost metal items at the bottom of a shallow pool or stream. But the display panel should be carefully away from water, or it will be damaged.
  • VOLUME &POWER - There's an audio jack provides you a chance to search treasury in noisy street or beach, free of being disturbed and the volume can be modulated. Low battery indicator shows when batteries are needed. If there are any problems during the installation, please contact our customer service for installation and operation guidance.

Garrett ACE 200 Metal Detector

Features:

  • Large waterproof coil
  • 2-year warranty
  • Digital target information on large LCD screen
  • Weighs about 5 lbs
  • Internal speaker and headphone jack
  • Adjustable handle

Accessories:

This metal detector comes with batteries, an instruction manual, and adjustable headphones from the manufacturer.

Why it’s Good for Children:

The Garrett ACE 200 metal detector is great for children because it comes ready to use straight out of the box: it comes with batteries! Children can set the handle height for themselves, and it is lightweight for easy portability. Headphones make it easy to explore and hear the detection sounds and children will enjoy the bright color of the metal detector itself. A bright LCD display with large format numbers provides quick access to information when a child is on the hunt.

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Garrett ACE 200 Metal Detector with Waterproof Search Coil and Headphones
  • Garrett ACE 200 Metal Detector with 6.5" x 9" Waterproof Coil, Garrett Treasure Sound Headphones, Instruction Manual, Batteries, and a Two-Year Warranty.
  • New Digital Target ID: 0 to 99 scale offers target information
  • New Camlocks for increased stem stability
  • New Includes Pulse-Width Modulation audio: sharper, more responsive audio
  • Light weight with big performance at a small price

National Geographic PRO Series Metal Detector

Features:

  • Collapsible handle

  • Lightweight – only 2.3 lbs!

  • Large detection coil

  • No assembly required

  • Easy to read LCD display

  • Reach up to 10 inches in depth

Accessories:

The National Geographic Pro Series detector doesn’t come with any accessories; however, it does come with an instructional manual.

Why it’s Good For Children:

Backed by a brand parents trust to be educational, this metal detector comes ready to use right out of the box because it does not require any assembly. This metal detector has the largest coil detection head of the five metal detectors reviewed. The lightweight aluminum structure makes it easy for children to move around quickly, and the collapsible nature of the product means it can fit in a suitcase or in the car with ease.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PRO Series Metal Detector
  • FIND BURIED TREASURE and feel the thrill of discovery when you locate cool artifacts like coins, jewelry, buttons, tools and more!
  • EASY TO USE for all ages, sizes and skill levels from beginner to advanced. Just unfold and go.
  • COMPACT, WATERPROOF COIL, LIGHTWEIGHT and collapses to just 22 inches and 2 lbs. Great for travel!
  • PACKED WITH PRO FEATURES including 3 detection modes, 4 sensitivity levels and a pinpoint location feature to help you distinguish trash from treasure as deep as 12 inches
  • 100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEED - For 129 years, National Geographic has been committed to providing fun and fascinating educational opportunities and stands behind this Pro Series Metal Detector with a two-year warranty.

Choosing the Right Metal Detector for Your Child

All of these metal detectors are good introductory products for children interested in searching for coins or other precious metals. Their price range makes purchasing them for children easy, and the warranties give parents a sense of relief when investing in a product like these. The standards are the same for all of them: adjustable handles, easy to read screens, multiple sounds and price points are close. If we have to pick a clear winner, it would be the Garrett ACE 200 Metal Detector because of all the extra accessories it comes with including batteries, so children to start using it right away, the color of it and the sturdiness of the product, making it more interactive for children.

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