Best Android Apps for Kids

With over a million choices in the Google Play Store, it can be tough to decide which apps are really worth downloading for your Android phone or tablet. We've made it easy for you to decide what's right for your family with this list of our favorite Android titles for kids. Among the challenging puzzlers, arcade games, and fun apps for learning, you're bound to find an age-appropriate, affordable, and awesome app that fits your kid's needs. For more great Android apps, you can also check out some of our other lists, like free apps that foster learning or great apps for travel!

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Fabulous - Cuentos y Cantos

age 2+

Delightful stories and tools in Spanish help social growth.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android (2020)
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Make Way for Books

age 2+

Resource library empowers parents to support early literacy.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android (2020)
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Peekaboo Barn

age 2+

Cute toddler app teaches barnyard animal names.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android , Kindle Fire (2012)
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AlphaTots

age 3+

"E" is for an excellent educational app.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android , Kindle Fire , Nook HD (2011)
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Beck and Bo

age 3+

Beautiful discovery app combines logic and creativity.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android , Kindle Fire (2012)
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Canticos Bilingual Preschool

age 3+

Games, sing-alongs, and books promote bilingual learning.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android (2020)
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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: Play at Home with Daniel

age 3+

Simple game gets kids talking about everyday activities.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android , Kindle Fire (2012)
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Endless Alphabet

age 3+

Cute ABC and vocab app will appeal to a wide range of ages.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android , Kindle Fire , Windows app (2014)
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Kinderling Kids Radio

age 3+

Stellar stories, music, podcasts to fit your daily routine.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android (2021)
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My PlayHome Stores

age 3+

Kids are encouraged to shop at this virtual plaza.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android , Kindle Fire , Nook HD (2013)
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Small Wonders (for Families)

age 3+

Playful prompts encourage co-use and conversations.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android (2021)
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Starfall ABCs

age 3+

Animated alphabet app with fun pictures and sounds.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android , Kindle Fire (2021)
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Super Simple

age 3+

Customize playlists of storybooks, fun videos, sing-alongs.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android (2020)
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TallyTots

age 3+

Great interactive tool for toddlers learning to count.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android , Kindle Fire , Nook HD (2012)
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Blaze and the Monster Machines

age 4+

STEM concepts ride along with racing fun.

Devices: iPad , Android , Kindle Fire (2015)
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Breathe, Think, Do with Sesame

age 4+

Adorable monster de-stresses kids with Sesame Street style.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android (2013)
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Dr. Panda's Hospital

age 4+

Easy, intuitive app teaches young kids medical care basics.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android , Kindle Fire (2012)
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Drawing Pad

age 4+

Great drawing app is a window to self-expression.

Devices: iPad , Android , Kindle Fire (2010)
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Molly of Denali: Learning App

age 4+

Explore Alaska Native culture and more with TV character.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android , Kindle Fire (2020)
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Moose Math - by Duck Duck Moose

age 4+

Early math games cover broad skill range in a fun setting.

Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android (2016)