G-Shock is one of Casio’s more popular products and its popularity is well-earned. This sports and outdoor watch have continuously pushed the envelope as to just how durable a timepiece can be since its debut back in 1983. Not only is the G-Shock watch line as tough as they come, but it is also known for its impressive array of functionalities. The fact that G-Shock watches are perfect for sports, outdoor, and military use is also the reason why this brand is an excellent choice for energetic kids.
The good news is that G-Shock provides a wealth of selection in regards to watches for kids, specifically, their Baby G watch collection. In fact, there are models designed for both boys and girls. G-Shock watches for kids are designed to accommodate the smaller wrists of children and come in vibrant colors and designs.
If you check the main characteristics of a G-Shock watch, you can see why this robust timepiece series is perfect for young ones. G-Shock watches are all nearly unbreakable, waterproof, and scratch-resistant; three aspects that will handle a child’s boundless energy. If your child’s idea of fun is going on an adventure outdoors or if they love participating in sports, a G-Shock watch will be a perfect complement to their energetic nature.
To help you figure out which G-Shock watch will best suit your child, we have compiled a list of the best G-Shock watches for kids down below.
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Best G-Shock Watches for Kids
The vibrant color of the DW9052-2 model and its classic G-Shock design is a perfect companion for kids who enjoy a good adventure outdoors. The bold blue with a yellow and black accent makes this watch jump out visually, and will surely capture the attention of children. With its 45.5mm diameter case, this is one of G-Shock’s smallest models as well.
It comes with all the standard G-Shock functionalities such as a stopwatch, countdown timer, and daily alarm – perfect features for keeping track of a kid’s daily routine. The watch also has 200-meter water resistance and EL backlight for optimum visibility even in low-light environments.
G-Shock Baby-G BG140-1A
The Baby-G BG140-1A features similar qualities to its bigger G-Shock counterparts, both in design and functionalities. If you always liked the rugged appearance of the GW2310 series but wanted something smaller – this particular model may be right up your alley. The BG140-1A features a 42mm resin case. This watch is very ergonomic in its design and will fit right in with your outdoor gear and attire. Take note though that this watch comes with 100-meter water resistance, rather than G-Shock’s typical 200-meter water resistance rating.
That said, that little shortcoming is balanced out by the features that come with this Baby-G model. It features a World Time (48 cities, 29 time zones), 2 daily alarms with snooze alarm, and a nifty Mute button if you need it.
G-Shock Baby-G BG169R
G-Shock’s Baby-G series is primarily known as their most compact models, making this watch line best suited not only for women but also kids as well. The Baby-G BG169R model features a pristine all-white color scheme with a polished stainless-steel accent. This gives the BG169R quite a clean aesthetic that is visually appealing. You will notice that the digital display is also protected underneath two bumpers that are located on the top and bottom of the case.
A nifty little design inclusion that we found fun is the animated pixel animal that pops up on the LCD screen whenever you press the Night Light button. While this does not add anything to the overall functionality of the watch, it is a little treat for the kids. The Baby G BG169R-7A features a 42mm diameter resin case, making it the smallest G-Shock watch series in circulation today. It comes with all the signature G-Shock features with the addition of memory storage that you can use to save 25 names and phone numbers.
G-Shock Baby-G BGA110-7B
Compact, durable, easy-on-the-eyes, and multi-functional. These are the words that best describe what the Baby-G BGA110-7B brings to the table. The elegant and sophisticated design of this Baby-G model certainly makes it the most mature looking timepiece in this collection. It also takes a different approach in its timekeeping as it fuses analog-digital displays with a chronograph design. There are three digital sub-dials that shows day, date, and an alarm countdown timer.
This is a sports/fitness watch and will surely be quite compatible with highly active kids who are into sports. This watch also comes with a World Time that displays around 29 time zones from 48 cities. Its stopwatch and countdown timers will offer excellent convenience in regards to keeping track of your record in sports. While a bit rigid, the 39.8mm diameter resin case is incredibly lightweight while still keeping that signature G-Shock toughness.
G-Shock Baby-G BA110-7A1CR
Looking for something with a more luxurious appeal? This Baby-G BA110-7A1CR will certainly appeal to kids that dress to impress. Due to its elegant white and rose-gold color tone, we can imagine this being more appealing to girls. It brings that unique blend of sophistication and toughness that perfectly describes what girls are striving for, and what better way to make a statement than with a stylish G-Shock watch? This Baby-G watch model also implements both analog and digital displays without having the dial face looking cluttered. Within the BA110-7A1CR is a Japanese quartz movement that offers excellent precision. The case is also relatively compact with its 43mm diameter measurement.
Despite the more refined design, this Baby-G watch is still a rugged and multi-functional beast of a timepiece. It comes with a stopwatch, countdown timer, 12/24-hour format, World Time, and an LED backlight. It also provides a decent 100-meter water resistance rating which means it is suitable for most recreational water activities.
G-Shock Baby-G BGA-200-3EDR
Modern, chic, and tough – the Baby-G BGA-200-3EDR is probably the coolest looking entry on this list. It features a modern minimalist square resin case that measures only 37mm in diameter. It comes in a mint green color tone that is quite charming and playful. The bold colors that make up this Baby-G watch is definitely designed to grab everyone’s attention. We also liked its abstract dial display which feels wild yet organized at the same time.
This Baby-G watch model comes with all the signature G-Shock features and qualities. From its robust build to its multi-function design, which is topped off by a highly accurate Japanese quartz movement for its analog and digital display, this is as reliable as it is stylish. In addition, this timepiece also comes with a World Time feature (48 cities, 29 time zones) and a daylight-saving mode.
G-Shock Baby-G BA1127ACR
This is definitely one of the most visually striking entries in the Baby-G series. The Baby-G BA1127ACR comes with a stunning multi-colored dial that blends together blue and pink color tones into one psychedelic-infused style. The white 43mm diameter resin case helps contain the explosion of color that the dial delivers.
This is also a hybrid watch that combines analog and digital displays. The display is also equipped with an LED backlight which is highly welcome since the dial does tend to be a bit difficult to read in low-light environments. Other notable features include a World Time (48 cities, 29 time zones), a stopwatch, a countdown timer, an auto-calendar, and a decent 100-meter water resistance rating. In terms of visual presentation, the Baby-G BA1127ACR is definitely one that is designed to be as appealing to young watch enthusiasts as possible.
Due to the sleek and almost stealthy design of the DW-5600BB model, we think this watch will definitely resonate with kids who are huge fans of Batman. The all-black aesthetic of this 43mm diameter watch is designed for subtlety. It can be worn for everyday occasions, outdoor activities, or even at parties. It manages to retain its rugged design but also deliver a more sophisticated charm at the same time.
This G-Shock timepiece is equipped with all the signature G-Shock features. It is also incredibly durable despite the slim build and is also designed to deliver a 200-meter water resistance. It also comes with a 12/24-hour format and backlight.
G-Shock G-Rescue Series G-7900
The G-Shock G-Rescue is another watch series that features a bold and modern take when it comes to its design. The bright red color tone of this particular model is a surefire eye-catcher and will definitely speak to kids who have a flashier sense of style. This G-Shock watch measures 48.5mm in diameter, which means this might be more suited for boys of ages 10 and above.
It comes with some excellent dive functionalities such as a tide graph and moon data. If your kid loves spending days on the beach, then the G-Rescue G-7900 might just be the timepiece for them. This G-Shock watch also comes equipped with all the standard G-Shock features such as incredible durability, 200-meter water resistance, and a slew of timekeeping functions such as countdown timers and stopwatch.
The GWM5610-1 is equipped with the Tough Solar technology which immediately hammers in its effectiveness in outdoor use. While the overall design of this G-Shock watch is definitely more subdued than most of our entries in this list, you cannot deny its efficiency and functionality. Also, its 46mm diameter square case and incredibly lightweight build make it a perfect companion for kids.
Aside from the standard G-Shock features (stopwatch, countdown timer, etc.), this model also comes with a World Time that can display up to around 29 time zones and 48 cities. It comes with a 200-meter water resistance rating and an EL backlight to improve legibility in dark environments. We also liked the Power-Saving mode which can further boost the lifespan of its solar-powered batteries significantly.