Great iPad Apps for Kids

We've combed through our reviews to find fun, engaging iPad apps for kids of all ages. So whether your kids like book apps, puzzle apps, games, or adventures, you'll find something they'll love on this list.

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Tots learn to recognize emotions, behaviors with cute app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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Learn the alphabet with tracing, puzzles, videos, and songs.
Devices: iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2011)
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A fun adaptation of the classic Sesame Street book.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2011)
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Fun, engaging preschool and kindergarten math practice.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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Nearly flawless chalkboard app with some clever surprises.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
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Great drawing app is a window to self-expression.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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Stunning interactive geography and animal-science game.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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Create amazing multi-scene cartoons with musical scores.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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Half story, half game. Very fun and uniquely different.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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Challenging and fun labyrinths require logical thinking.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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Interactive pages, puzzles allow almost endless exploration.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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Fantastic, boundary-pushing interactive book.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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Thorough, and thoroughly entertaining, interactive science.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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Great strategy adventure with physics lessons built in.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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Spiffy update breathes new life into match-3 puzzle classic.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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Great physics puzzler works well with touch interface.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Nook HD, Apps for Windows
(2010)
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Hidden-object adventure protagonists show value of teamwork.
Devices: iPad
(2012)
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Fun way to build musicianship, rhythm; watch social aspects.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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Vocabulary-building word puzzle game shines on iOS.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2011)
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Superb Scrabble clone; open chat makes it for teens and up.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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