Apps and Games with Diverse Characters

These apps and games help kids experience a variety of diverse characters and perspectives. They can choose from multicultural avatars, get to know families unlike their own, or explore different parts of the world through gameplay and learning apps. For more winning picks for kids that celebrate diversity, check out Books with Characters of Color and Cultural Appreciation Apps, Games, and Websites.

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Virtual dollhouse encourages creative play.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD, Apps for Windows
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Wee You-Things App Poster Image
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Colorful, interactive book lets kids celebrate diversity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
(2013)
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Ni Hao, Kai-Lan: New Year's Celebration Game Poster Image
Virtual Chinese New Year with perfectly designed games.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
(2009)
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Pickle's Paper Dolls App Poster Image
Sweet, colorful representation of beauty in six cultures.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
(2012)
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Dora and Friends App Poster Image
Put yourself in Dora's world, tell stories with fun app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
(2014)
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Song for Miles App Poster Image
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Nice intro to soul music, but with limited interactivity.
Devices: iPhone, iPad
(2011)
(2011)
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Who Am I? Race Awareness Game App Poster Image
Discussion starter for kids and parents to play together.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
(2013)
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Ameka Love©™ Journey To Crystal Mountain©™ App Poster Image
Problem-solving and meditation story has few features.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2014)
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Barefoot World Atlas App Poster Image
Delightful way to learn about animals, people, and more.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
(2012)
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One Globe Kids - Friends Around the World App Poster Image
Stories, beautiful photos help kids build global awareness.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
(2017)
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This is my Weather - Meteorology for Kids App Poster Image
Rainbows, seasons, strong chance of informative fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2015)
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Mama Mae: Mookey by Alicia Keys App Poster Image
Beautiful graphics, music, story send anti-bullying message.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
(2014)
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Playworld Superheroes App Poster Image
An ode to creativity, wrapped in a colorful costume.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2015)
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Heart Street Market App Poster Image
Global girls' game light on cultural info, has purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
(2017)
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Spirits of Spring App Poster Image
Subtle message, stellar design teach empathy through play.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
(2014)
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Flat Stanley App Poster Image
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Fun way to explore world cultures; use privacy options.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
(2012)
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Papo & Yo Game Poster Image
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Dramatic and affecting puzzler about alcoholism and abuse.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 3, Windows
(2012)
(2012)
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Never Alone (Kisima Innitchuna) Game Poster Image
Violent, beautiful Native tale with young, strong heroine.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2014)
(2014)
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Unrest Game Poster Image
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Choices come with consequences in pensive, story-driven RPG.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2014)
(2014)
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