Best apps: Our Recommendations for Families

If it seems like the world of apps is overwhelming, that's because it is! But never fear -- our editors have combed through the thousands of apps out there to pick the best. Whether you want to teach your preschooler the ABCs or read a great interactive story, yes, there's an app for that.
Leo's Pad Enrichment Program for Preschoolers App Poster Image
Come face to face with famed men and women of history.
Curious About Me App Poster Image
Bring Hollywood home.
Doc McStuffins Color and Play App Poster Image
Painting products perfect for the next Picasso.
ToonCamera App Poster Image
Snappy picks for shutterbugs and photography lovers.
NRICH Website Poster Image
Stats standouts that far exceed the average.
There's a Wocket in My Pocket App Poster Image
Whimsical rhymes encourage early literacy.
Baby's Musical Hands App Poster Image
Awesome apps designed for the youngest users.
ABC Go App Poster Image
We waded through all the ABC apps for the best.
ustyme App Poster Image
Instead of being isolating, digital media can bring some family fun.
Google Cardboard App Poster Image
Try these immersive experiences to get a taste of VR.
Big Bird's Words...A Sesame Street App App Poster Image
Blur the line between the digital and real worlds with these AR apps.
Pokemon: Giratina and the Sky Warrior Movie Poster Image
Gotta catch 'em all!
Daisy Chain App Poster Image
Help kids make a positive impact on the world with apps and sites that encourage giving.
30/30 App Poster Image
When it's time for your kid to apply to college, don't panic! These tech tools can help your kid get in and stay in.
Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame App Poster Image
When a kid struggles with overstimulation, these tools can help teach strategies and create calm.
Animal Band ~ 3D Interactive Music Toy App Poster Image
Rock out in the privacy of your living room.
Hovercraft - Build Fly Retry App Poster Image
These great picks won't weigh kids down with the boring stuff.
PBS Kids Go! Website Poster Image
Software must-haves for mechanical minds.
Bedtime Math Website Poster Image
Count these winning numbers titles among your favorites.