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.
This Is My Story (And I'm Sticking To It) App Poster Image
Engaging tools for everything from letter basics to keeping a daily journal.
Bedtime Math Website Poster Image
Count these winning numbers titles among your favorites.
JumpStart 3D Virtual World Game Poster Image
These digital tools are great for homework help.
Bedtime Math App Poster Image
Work through tricky problems with these digital tools.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Friends - First Words App Poster Image
Brush up on your smarty-pants words with these apps.
Solar Family Planets Stars Games Solar System Kids App Poster Image
Out-of-this-world astronomy apps.
Fish School App Poster Image
Cute counting fun for little learners.
Hands-on hits for crafty kids.
BrainPOP Jr. Website Poster Image
Tabletop classics, reimagined for the digital generation.
Busy Shapes 2 App Poster Image
Keep kids entertained and occupied for easy family flying.
Daily Vroom App Poster Image
Great digital tools for kids just starting to speak.
Bedtime Math Website Poster Image
Digital math marvels for active young minds.
Barefoot World Atlas App Poster Image
Connect the local to the global.
Puzzle Shapes: Toddler's App App Poster Image
Shape up geometry knowledge with these show-stoppers.
Kids Puzzles Puzzingo - Learning Puzzle Games for Toddler App Poster Image
Here are some of our top-rated Android apps for kids.
Azoomee - Kids' Games & Videos App Poster Image
See what's out there besides Facebook and Twitter.
First Words Halloween App Poster Image
Spooky monsters and creepy games kids love.
Mr. Nussbaum! Learning + Fun Website Poster Image
Immerse kids in history, and the lessons follow.
Tico Timer - your fun timer for children! App Poster Image
Make getting out the door a pain no more with these helpful apps.
Mickey's Magical Arts World App Poster Image
You can have the "Happiest Place on Earth" on your device with this selection of Disney-created apps.