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.

Browse Great iPad Apps for Kids

AGE
2
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Tots learn to recognize emotions, behaviors with cute app.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Learn the alphabet with tracing, puzzles, videos, and songs.
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Devices: iPad, Kindle Fire
(2011)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
A fun adaptation of the classic Sesame Street book.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Fun, engaging preschool and kindergarten math practice.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2011)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Nearly flawless chalkboard app with some clever surprises.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Great drawing app is a window to self-expression.
csm_app
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Stunning interactive geography and animal-science game.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2011)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Create amazing multi-scene cartoons with musical scores.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2011)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Half story, half game. Very fun and uniquely different.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Challenging and fun labyrinths require logical thinking.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2011)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Interactive pages, puzzles allow almost endless exploration.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Fantastic, boundary-pushing interactive book.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2011)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Thorough, and thoroughly entertaining, interactive science.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2011)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Great strategy adventure with physics lessons built in.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Spiffy update breathes new life into match-3 puzzle classic.
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Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Great physics puzzler works well with touch interface.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Nook HD, Apps for Windows
(2010)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Hidden-object adventure protagonists show value of teamwork.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Fun way to build musicianship, rhythm; watch social aspects.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Vocabulary-building word puzzle game shines on iOS.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2011)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Superb Scrabble clone; open chat makes it for teens and up.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)

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