12/13/2012 03:01 pm ET

8 Ways To Childproof The New iPad Mini

f your lil one is lucky enough to be receiving an iPad Mini this holiday (or just plans on sharing mom or dad's), it's essential that you childproof your investment before they get their little hands all over it. The $329-$529 that the new iPad will set you back can be a lofty purchase for a child, so taking a few kid-friendly precautions will ensure that it will entertain them for years to come. Check out these eight smart ways to protect your family's new iPad Mini from drops, bumps, spills, and whatever other mishaps your little ones may have in store for it.

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