Best Android Apps for Kids

Looking for some great choices for Android phones and tablets? Our favorite Android apps for kids range from puzzle apps to arcade games to fun apps for learning.

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Well-done app engages tots learning animals, ABCs, and 123s.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
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Cute toddler app teaches barnyard animal names.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
Cute baby versions of TV favorites but lots of crying.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
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"E" is for an excellent educational app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2011)
Beautiful discovery app combines logic and creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
Simple game gets kids talking about everyday activities.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2012)
Cute ABC and vocab app will appeal to a wide range of ages.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows
(2014)
Build skills with second app in excellent reading series.
Devices: Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
Kids are encouraged to shop at this virtual plaza.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2013)
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Great, in-depth alphabet app with fun pictures and sounds.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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Great interactive tool for toddlers learning to count.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2011)
Catchy tune, favorite characters introduce variety of foods.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
STEM concepts ride along with racing fun.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2015)
Adorable monster de-stresses kids with Sesame Street style.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
Pet-primping game is precious; hogs camera roll and storage.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
Easy, intuitive app teaches young kids medical care basics.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
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Great drawing app is a window to self-expression.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
Early math games cover broad skill range in a fun setting.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
Rewarding jigsaw puzzles teach ABCs and 123s.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
Familiar themes boost learning for new readers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
Great reading activities fit a range of skill levels.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
Creative app full of choices, plus letter, number practice.
Devices: Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
Kids learn concepts of algebra in stellar game app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2012)
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Free play in virtual sustainable garden requires patience.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
Cute monkey guides kids through six early-reading games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
More tools, characters, and hair-styling fun in nice sequel.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
Silly tasks promote real-life interaction in fun board game.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2013)
Fun games teach and reinforce numbers for young kids.
Devices: Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
Capture blobs and problem-solve in fun, leveled games.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2015)
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Famous hedgehog a perfect fit for the endless runner craze.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
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Well-done Minecraft-style app great for younger kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2013)
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Budding chemists freeze, spin, and explode 118 elements.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Puzzler's plot, unique gameplay will captivate young or old.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Chromebook, Kindle Fire, Nook HD, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2011)
Sequel introduces new levels that have gravitational pull.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
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Angry Birds pigs star in challenging, captivating puzzles.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
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Fun physics-based puzzler with adorable mascot.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
Fantastic follow-up to excellent puzzle app with new levels.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
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Simple, fun chopping-flying fruit game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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Information-packed tool delivers videos, photos, and more.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
Daily films from educational group provide tons of learning.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Chromebook, Apps for Windows
(2010)
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Color puzzle game grabs grade-schoolers to grown-ups.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
Worthy spin-off of popular PC game encourages creativity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
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Beautiful glass-breaking game simply mesmerizes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
Unpredictable physics make a cute game harder than it looks.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
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A great way to explore the skies -- just point your phone.
Devices: Android
(2011)
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Terrifically addictive math-based puzzle game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
Classic Mickey + fantastic hit game = great fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
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Great physics puzzler works well with touch interface.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Nook HD, Apps for Windows
(2010)
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Comprehensive tool with voice search, fun daily features.
Devices: Android, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2013)
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Bright, entertaining take on endless-runner genre.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
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Well-done sequel even better than original phenomenon.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
Fun mix of platform creation and arcade play.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Challenging programming puzzler teaches coding logic.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
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Hip photo and video tool has cool, creative features.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
Great strategy game with comic but slightly scary violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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Excellent tool encourages appreciation of the universe.
Devices: Android, Apps for Windows
(2013)
Clever update to popular app, but now with in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
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Well-done Minecraft-like game, with action twist.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2015)
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Record, save, and share info seamlessly with Google Drive.
Devices: Android, Chromebook
(2015)
Impressive tool for stargazing, learning about astronomy.
Devices: Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
Clever social version of mobile favorite requires Facebook.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
Freemium slideshow tool better on privacy than similar apps.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Chromebook
(2012)
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Organization tool helps kids manage their digital lives.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Chromebook, Kindle Fire, Nook HD, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2013)
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Fly high on a machine gun while trying not to die.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
Automated video maker is fast and fun but has limits.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
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Fantastic version of board classic with lots of tools.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
Impressive creation tool for teens serious about art.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2013)
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Augmented reality game involves exercise, but iffy safety.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Popular Internet radio app great for discovering new music.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
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Great app makes sharing pretty, private photos all too easy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
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Powerful social tool, but use privacy settings.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)