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.
There's a Wocket in My Pocket App Poster Image
Whimsical rhymes encourage early literacy.
Bedtime Stories - read & tell App Poster Image
Kids can create and share tales with these imaginative apps.
Dinosaur Train A to Z App Poster Image
Fun and educational picks for the dino lover in your family.
Kids ABC Letters App Poster Image
Kids will love learning pre-reading skills and more.
Battleheart App Poster Image
No need to stay on the couch with these RPGs.
Baby's Musical Hands App Poster Image
Awesome apps designed for the youngest users.
Gigglebug's Face Race App Poster Image
These playful apps will keep kids in stitches.
Angry Birds Rio App Poster Image
Aim for victory in these fun trajectory games.
Fruit Ninja App Poster Image
Fun and fast, these super apps keep violence to a minimum.
Harry Potter: Spells App Poster Image
Zap! And these wizardly apps can be yours.
Cooking Mama: Sweet Shop Game Poster Image
For kids who love to plan and organize, these apps rock.
Wacky Safari App Poster Image
Beasts who teach and animals that mesmerize.
DragonBox Algebra 5+ App Poster Image
Great educational apps for grade-school kids.
Bob Books #2 - Reading Magic HD App Poster Image
Use these apps to boost your kid's early literacy and spelling skills.
Halloween - Where Is My Hat? App Poster Image
Great games to play with friends and family.
Fabulous - Cuentos y Cantos App Poster Image
Open up a world of possibilities and fun for wee ones.
Bloons TD 5 App Poster Image
The best games make you think.
Chuck Gnome App Poster Image
Not all shooting games are violent.
Daniel Tiger for Parents App Poster Image
You don't need to spend money for great games.
Frogger: Hyper Arcade Edition App Poster Image
The best of the '80s gone mobile.