Here is an affordable drone designed with kids and beginners in mind. The National Geographic Quadcopter Drone has simple controls and auto-orientation, so you can take-off, land, and perform tricks with confidence. Its battery lasts up to 10 minutes. It has a 6-axis stabilization system to provide you with smooth flights.
Users can fly this quadcopter indoors or outside. The controller has 1-button control for takeoff, landing, and flips. Costs under $50 at this time.