Painting Apps, Games, and Websites

Painting practice without the mess! These standout art picks give kids endless ways to express themselves, get inspired, and make their way to the walls of the Louvre. And for even more top tools to spark the creative genius in your child, check out our Modern Kids' Guide to Creativity

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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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Rich exploration of color covers the basics and beyond.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
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Enter and explore the world of art with favorite characters.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows
(2013)
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Magical effects are a fun twist, but beware in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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Creative blend of fingerpainting + sound = audio art.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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Mimic masters to make art in unique creative experience.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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Excellent teaching tool for aspiring artists.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii U
(2015)
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Deluxe creative tool will wow artists young and old.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
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Excellent art sim lets players' creative sides flourish.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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Creative play is backbone of MoMA’s well-rounded art app.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
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Thorough, fun lessons will genuinely help your art.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)
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Outstanding painting software can make anyone an artist.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Painting app offers lots of options for creative expression.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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Interactive science app packed with info, nifty experiments.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2011)
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Vast collection of global art brings the museums to you.
URL: http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/project/art-project
(2013)
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Impressive creation tool for teens serious about art.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2013)
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Creative, supportive forum for teens to share their work.
URL: http://www.teenink.com
(2009)
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Create amazing art with ease; some nudes in online gallery.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
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