Best Apps for Kids Ages 9-12
The best mobile apps for tweens can provide a rich world of entertainment for growing minds. Our app reviews will guide you toward the best apps for this age group, and steer you away from the ones that aren't worth your time. This is a great time to be the training wheels for your kid as they learn to use smartphones responsibly. Plus, you want their screen use to provide the best experiences possible, since there's a lot of cool stuff out there for them to try. Look for apps that give kids experiences they can't have off-screen. And, ideally, encourage learning from those experiences as much as possible. Review our app tips for more advice, and check out some other top picks for even more fabulous apps for your kids.