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Apps for Making Art

Take a virtual coloring book or easel with you wherever you go with these playful and colorful apps. You could never carry this many paintbrushes, crayons, or sticks of chalk in your purse, and now you don't have to.

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AGE
3
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Cool card-creating activity boosts basic robot maker.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Nearly flawless chalkboard app with some clever surprises.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Beautiful bugs inspire creativity in well-rounded app.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Great drawing app is a window to self-expression.
csm_app
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Creativity blossoms in remarkably original art app.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Magical effects are a fun twist, but beware in-app buys.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Create free, simple, mesmerizing art with a finger twirl.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Cool app teaches even young kids how to sketch.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Creative play is backbone of MoMA’s well-rounded art app.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Painting app offers lots of options for creative expression.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Beautifully designed digital sketchbook fosters creativity.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Top-notch photo app crams in functionality; some iffy stuff.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Impressive creation tool for teens serious about art.
csm_app
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Create amazing art with ease; some nudes in online gallery.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)