Games for Girls

Our list of the best apps for girls goes way beyond the usual dress-up, dolls, and playhouse fare. From strong female characters to problem solving and coding, these games for girls encourage 21st-century-skill building and feature some positive female role models -- though there's no reason boys can't get in on the fun, too!

Browse Games for Girls

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Virtual dollhouse encourages creative play.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD, Apps for Windows
(2011)
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Help Cat out of trees with spatial skills; expect smiles.
Devices: iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
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Pet-primping game is precious; hogs camera roll and storage.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
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Creative fun with impressive toolbox of art supplies.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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Fix animal ouchies, play mini-games, meet great role models.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
Channel your inner fancy with lots of outfit choices.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
LEARNING
Early-math practice with cute, simple games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Fun Frozen-themed cooking and pet care; light on science.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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Sweet, colorful representation of beauty in six cultures.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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Cute story, but don't miss the cool puppet-show tool.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
LEARNING
Use the mic to record your voice, blow fairy dust.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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Transform iPad into a tea table with cute, imaginative app.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
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Awesome interactive adaption of movie only missing songs.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Audio, easy animation help kids create and enhance stories.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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More tools, characters, and hair-styling fun in nice sequel.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
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Fabulously fun fashion school requires printer.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
LEARNING
Easy-to-use multimedia story creator with focus on girls.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2014)
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Pamper and play games with your virtual pets.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
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Kids play hair stylist for mom, the dog, or even themselves.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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Gorgeous, atmospheric mystery with wonderful puzzles.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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Easy-to-use visual tool makes programming fun for kids.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
LEARNING
Better than similar fashion games found on consoles.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)