Best Free iPhone and iPad Apps for Kids

We've hand-picked the highest-quality selections for the lowest price: free! Though some have optional in-app purchases, they're all usable without you having to spend a dime. From a brain-building game for the littlest players to a creative image editor for teens, these are iPad and iPhone apps for kids big and small. Kids can also learn about story parts and use virtual props to build their own narrative. Or they can explore a wide variety of activity choices that let them learn and explore kid-friendly topics. For more variety and platforms, check out our list of free educational apps and sites.

Browse Best Free iPhone and iPad Apps for Kids

Toca Kitchen Monsters App Poster Image
Silly spin-off is more fun for Toca veterans than newbies.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
(2012)
Continue reading
Toontastic 3D App Poster Image
Same great easy animated story creator, new 3D graphics.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Chromebook
(2017)
(2017)
Continue reading
Shadow Puppet Edu App Poster Image
Easy-to-use slide show maker wows; watch sharing options.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2015)
Continue reading
Wizard School! App Poster Image
Get inspired with curated videos and creative challenges.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2016)
Continue reading
Canva App Poster Image
Create snazzy images in seconds with cool design tool.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Chromebook
(2015)
(2015)
Continue reading
ThingLink App Poster Image
Easy-to-use image-creation tool; some mature content.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2015)
Continue reading