Mini-games bring funky fun to household chores.
Good tool for making stop-motion movies; LEGOs not required.
Free building and driving game is fun while it lasts.
Addictive word game safer to play with your own friends.
Tetris-like word app wins with clever concept, snarky humor.
Sweet, colorful representation of beauty in six cultures.
Imaginative cooking game with no rules is just right.
Quick-moving game will engage kids who love words.
Kitchen time-management sim an engaging time-killer.
Realistic-looking bugs blend fun and learning in 18 games.
Fun batting game, but in-app purchases strike out.
Gorgeous rendition of classic with multiplayer options.
Polished sports simulator will be a family favorite.
Fun tool for learning ABCs with sports videos, images.
Challenging physics game; optional community has iffy stuff.
Complex, nuanced board game app requires strategy, focus.
Popular, trusted resource covers mature topics responsibly.
Great -- but spooky -- hidden object game for older players.
Like the real-life game, app can be frustrating or fun.
Search-and-find app with very challenging mini-games.
Good version of board game pushes online play, maps to buy.
Challenging trivia game teaches geography with NASA pix.
Great way to play chess anytime; includes open chat.
Dress-up app gives girls a flash card alternative.
Golf for dedicated duffers, with optional Facebook game.