Games for Girls

Our list of the best apps for girls goes way beyond the usual dress-up games, dolls, and playhouse fare. From strong female characters to problem-solving and coding, these mobile games for girls encourage 21st-century skill building and feature positive female role models -- though there's no reason boys can't get in on the fun, too! We've got something for kids of all ages, from preschoolers to teens. Introduce them to the world beyond Barbie games and try one of these awesome apps. And for more picks for your gamer girl, try one of these 50 Apps All Kids Should Play at Least Once.

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My PlayHome App Poster Image
Virtual dollhouse encourages creative play.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD, Apps for Windows
(2011)
(2013)
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Peg + Cat: The Tree Problem App Poster Image
Help Cat out of trees with spatial skills; expect smiles.
Devices: iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
(2015)
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Disney Princess Palace Pets App Poster Image
Pet-primping game is precious; hogs camera roll and storage.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
(2014)
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Doc McStuffins Color and Play App Poster Image
Creative fun with impressive toolbox of art supplies.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
(2014)
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Doc McStuffins Pet Vet App Poster Image
Fix animal ouchies, play mini-games, meet great role models.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
(2015)
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Fancy Nancy Dress Up App Poster Image
Channel your inner fancy with lots of outfit choices.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
(2011)
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Freckleface Strawberry Dreamtime Playtime App Poster Image
Early-math practice with cute, simple games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
(2013)
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Frozen: Early Science - Cooking and Animal Care by Disney Imagicademy App Poster Image
Fun Frozen-themed cooking and pet care; light on science.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2015)
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Pickle's Paper Dolls App Poster Image
Sweet, colorful representation of beauty in six cultures.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
(2012)
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Sofia the First: The Floating Palace App Poster Image
Cute story, but don't miss the cool puppet-show tool.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
(2014)
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Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue - A Magical Adventure App Poster Image
Use the mic to record your voice, blow fairy dust.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
(2011)
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Toca Tea Party App Poster Image
Transform iPad into a tea table with cute, imaginative app.
Devices: iPad
(2013)
(2013)
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Frozen: Storybook Deluxe App Poster Image
Awesome interactive adaption of movie only missing songs.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
(2014)
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Princess Fairy Tale Maker - by Duck Duck Moose App Poster Image
Audio, easy animation help kids create and enhance stories.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
(2012)
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Toca Hair Salon 2 App Poster Image
More tools, characters, and hair-styling fun in nice sequel.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
(2013)
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Creativas Fashion Design Studio App Poster Image
Fabulously fun fashion school requires printer.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
(2015)
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Lego Friends Story Maker App Poster Image
Easy-to-use multimedia story creator with focus on girls.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2014)
(2014)
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Littlest Pet Shop App Poster Image
Pamper and play games with your virtual pets.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
(2010)
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Toca Hair Salon Me App Poster Image
Kids play hair stylist for mom, the dog, or even themselves.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
(2014)
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Drawn: The Painted Tower HD (Full) App Poster Image
Gorgeous, atmospheric mystery with wonderful puzzles.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
(2012)
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Hopscotch: Learn to Code Through Creativity App Poster Image
Easy-to-use visual tool makes programming fun and social.
Devices: iPad
(2016)
(2016)
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Style Studio: Fashion Designer App Poster Image
Better than similar fashion games found on consoles.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
(2011)
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The Threat of Sex App Poster Image
Simple movie-promo app promotes the power of women.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
(2017)
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