Drawing Pad

App review by
Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media
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Great drawing app is a window to self-expression.

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age 4+
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Ease of Play

No instructions needed. Just tap on your tool of choice and start drawing, painting, stamping, or erasing.

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Drawing Pad is designed to let users express themselves artistically by creating drawings using a set of drawing and painting tools. It includes one-touch connectivity to social networking sites Twitter and Facebook. Parents may want to monitor the images children create before allowing them to post them online.

User Reviews

Parent of a 5 year old Written bykleigh8 July 5, 2010

Great drawing app!

Great app. My 5 year old loves to be able to mix media - like paint parts with paint brushes and draw parts with pencils. Easy for kids to learn to use and ar... Continue reading
Parent of a 3 year old Written byastrodoc December 3, 2010
One of my first downloads for iPad and our 3+ daughter loves it. She dived right into drawing with the various tools, having no trouble switching between tools... Continue reading

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Is it any good?

One of the best drawing apps yet to crop up for tablets, DRAWING PAD provides users with a robust tool set, including various paint brushes, pencils, crayons, stamps, markers, paper backgrounds, and an eraser. It takes mere minutes to create lovely, finished works of art and, should you choose, share them with friends and family via email, Twitter, or Facebook. Niggling complaints include an inability to fine-tune colors and create exacting details, but these issues are overshadowed by its joyous simplicity, making it an ideal app for aspiring artists of all ages and ability levels.

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