10 Must Have Apps for Kids
If you can’t imagine not having your iPhone or iPad around to keep your child entertained, welcome to 21st century parenting. There’s so many apps that aren’t just well-made and interactive, they are fun and educational too!
Here are 10 must have apps that kids will enjoy.
Get your child to appreciate the sound of rhymes with this fun app that quizzes your child on picking rhyming words out of sets of colorful images.
Arts and craft just got more fun with this app that shows kids step by step how to make a whole range of beautiful 3D origami shapes from birds, to flowers to containers.
A Pokemon-like game from Game Loft, this game lets collect monsters and battle friends in multiplayer mode. The bright colours and cute graphics will appeal to the little boy who likes monsters.
This is a fun word atlas app that tours kids about three different countries in the world and introduces them to its unique sights, like Mexico’s monarch butterflies or Australia’s kangaroos. Kids are rewarded with a scrapbook filled with postcards.
Your kid loves watching animated clips on YouTube but you’re worried about leaving him alone with the iPad in case he clicks on something unsuitable? iTubeList solves your problem as it sources thousands of safe videos for kids and lets you save playlists for your child to watch.
Now your kid can become a movie director with Disney’s latest Toy Story app, Story Theater. Choose to play Woody, Buzz or Jessie, move the characters, record voiceovers and watch the movie come to life.
This version of Win, Lose or Draw can be played anywhere. While this is more suited for older kids, it is a good way to keep in contact with family members like grandparents who live further away.
Inspire the fashioner designer in your child with Toca Tailor. This innovative app lets your child design clothes for four cute characters. Best of all, there’s no limit to the patterns since you can use the app’s camera to create new ones.
A Parents’ Choice Gold Award Winner, Solar Walk continues to be a must-have app for 2013, taking kids on a journey through the solar system and exploring the different planets and their structures. For astronomy-loving kids, this app even showcases 3D satellites and rovers.
This is a great new take on the classic fairy tale, Little Red Riding Hood. Choosing different paths in this story lets Little Red Riding Hood go on different adventures, meeting new characters in the forests like a dancing monkey and a hungry bear.
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