Best Holiday Apps

Santa Claus isn't just coming to town -- he's coming to a device near you! Our list includes classic tales, popular characters, and holiday-themed game and activity apps.

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Dora's Christmas Carol Adventure HD App Poster Image
Fun, easy, book-like interactive adventure for preschoolers.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
(2010)
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A Charlie Brown Christmas App Poster Image
Pitch-perfect app tribute to the holiday TV classic.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2011)
(2011)
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Christmas Tale App Poster Image
Short but cute and jolly Santa story with interactive pics.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
(2010)
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123 Color: Hanukkah Coloring Book App Poster Image
Language options, holiday focus make coloring app shine.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
(2011)
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas! - Dr. Seuss App Poster Image
Classic tale reminds kids of the true meaning of Christmas.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2010)
(2010)
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PopOut! The Night Before Christmas App Poster Image
Holiday classic with exciting interactivity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2010)
(2010)
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12 Days of Christmas - Polk Street Press Singalong App Poster Image
Richly illustrated sing-along offers a little math practice.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
(2011)
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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer App Poster Image
Less-scary read-along version of holiday classic shines.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2010)
(2010)
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Grinchmas! App Poster Image
Grinchy puzzle fun about flinging objects at Whos.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
(2010)
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Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights StoryChimes App Poster Image
Beautifully illustrated, simply told story.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
(2010)
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San Francisco Ballet Nutcracker Interactive Storybook App Poster Image
Step into the magic, but beware of some technical issues.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2015)
(2014)
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Santa's Christmas Village App Poster Image
17 great age-spanning games make this app feel like a gift.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
(2010)
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