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.
Take learning on the go with these mind-activating mobile apps.
Help kids take their love of reading comics to the next level.
Fun foundations for functions learning.
Do you have a kid who can't get enough of trucks? Check out these apps and games.
Engaging resources that offer kids more than ABCs.
Mobile devices make great instruments.
Help your kids build friendships and gain world know-how as they gear up for their first years of school.
Get into the holiday spirit with these fun seasonal apps.
Mobile apps are a fun addition to those long car rides.
Whimsical rhymes encourage early literacy.
Find out what's hot in the world of Android apps.
Kids can create and share tales with these imaginative apps.
Fun and educational picks for the dino lover in your family.
Kids will love learning pre-reading skills and more.
No need to stay on the couch with these RPGs.
These playful apps will keep kids in stitches.
Aim for victory in these fun trajectory games.
Fun and fast, these super apps keep violence to a minimum.
Apple names its top picks of the year.
Zap! And these wizardly apps can be yours.