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.
Picasso - Mirror Draw! App Poster Image
Mobile apps are a fun addition to those long car rides.
There's a Wocket in My Pocket App Poster Image
Whimsical rhymes encourage early literacy.
Sesame Street: Ready, Set, Grover! Game Poster Image
The very best in kids' apps, games, and websites.
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.
Google Maps App Poster Image
Handy tools allow families to plan, stay in touch, and more.
ABC Go App Poster Image
We waded through all the ABC apps for the best.
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.
Artsee Activities App Poster Image
Hunt and you shall find tons o' fun.
Teach Me: Kindergarten App Poster Image
Great educational apps for grade-school kids.
My PlayHome App Poster Image
From dress-up games to adventure apps, these choices promote creativity and imagination.
Lil Sub ABC - Learn to Spell Sea Animals and Beach Toys App Poster Image
These games encourage early literacy.

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