Best Health Apps and Games for Kids

Is it hard for your kids to make healthy life choices? One way to promote healthy decisions is to provide educational and entertaining apps and games that spark their curiosity. Whether they need some help making healthy food choices or are interested in learning more about nutrition and exercise, kids will get a kick out of these wellness-focused standouts. For more ways to learn about healthy choices, check out our picks for the Best Health and Wellness Sites for Kids and Teens.

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Positive app lets kids role play a sometimes-scary event.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Health and fitness are the focus in this cute, active game.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi, Nintendo Wii
(2011)
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Catchy tune, favorite characters introduce variety of foods.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
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Learn healthy habits while helping cute animal friends.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Great eat-healthy lesson could use some depth and variety.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
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Cuddly game teaches hygiene and health with stuffed friends.
Platforms: LeapFrog games
(2013)
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Get kids moving and relaxing with warm video intro to yoga.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
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Catchy tunes and bright colors teach kids healthy eating.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
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Fun math and health games lack the website's context.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2013)
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Cheerful resource serves up valuable health lessons.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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Excellent resource for learning first aid.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2003)
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Kids become detectives to fight childhood obesity.
Platforms: Windows, Mac
(2007)
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Fab medical sim promotes heart-healthy living.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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Eye-catching app gives kids a peek at body's inner workings.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Apps for Windows
(2014)
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Six fun games turn cancer treatment into a winnable battle.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
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Explore body systems with activities and video lessons.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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Fantastic health app empowers kids to reach goals.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Contagiously engaging strategy app with public health theme.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
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Augmented reality lets you see the body's systems in 3-D.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Apps for Windows
(2015)
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