At the age you were staring, jaw agape, at Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing and sneaking in games of Oregon Trail, your 9-year-old is in coding classes, osmosing life hacks, and Facetiming with her besties. They are essentially born with a computer in their lap, except guess what? You have to buy them one. But where to start? Can you trust the little one who just flooded the upstairs bathroom while trying to fill up a water balloon with your portable workstation? Probably not. Here are some better ideas.