10 Best iPad Apps for kids


1. Casey’s Contraptions – crazy addicting think angry birds meets actual laws of physics.

2. Parent Cue – ReThinks Cue box for the iPad – If you use ReThink’s 252basics curriculum this is a no brainer.

3. Toy Story Read Along – Stunning ebook for the iPad also includes interactive treats like video, coloring and games.

4. Glow Coloring – A twist on the typical draw app. My kids love it.

5. Angry Birds – I can’t get enough Angry Birds. 200 million downloads incredible.

6. A Story B4 Bed - This app lets your children watch video recordings of you reading children’s books. Very cool.

7. PBS Kids – I love PBS kids so do my kids. This app gives you access to videos and games of your favorite PBS kids shows.

8. Brain Pop - A new educational cartoon video delivered to your iPad everyday.

9. First Words Animals – A fun learning game that helps kids learn to read.

10. My First Puzzles: Aliens HD – Great puzzle game for kids 2-6

* Many of these allow in app purchasing to turn this off do the following: To block In-app purchasing on your iphone, go into Settings, then under ‘General’ you can access the ‘Restrictions’ menu, if you haven’t used them before, you may be asked to set a pass code to enable them. Once this is done, under the ‘Allowed Content’ heading you will be able to toggle the ‘In-App purchases’ to OFF.

Please note: I reserve the right to delete comments that are offensive or off-topic.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

10 thoughts on “10 Best iPad Apps for kids

  1. Please permit me to introduce you to a new children’s educational game for the iPad and iPhone: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/counting-beads/id4

    Counting Beads is a totally fun way for children to learn numbers and letters of the alphabet. The numbers (or letters) appear as colored beads that you connect by dragging each bead into its next higher numbered bead. As you connect the beads in numbered order, you create a chain that follows the lead bead as you drag. This teaches the numbers visually. You can also move the bead chain by holding the device face-up parallel to the floor and tilting it slightly to let gravity roll the leading bead downhill. Even older folks can have fun with this amusing simple game.

    A brief demo video of this app is available on UTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6GwIbIZOQu0

  2. Please permit me to introduce you to a new children’s educational game for the iPad and iPhone: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/counting-beads/id4

    Counting Beads is a totally fun way for children to learn numbers and letters of the alphabet. The numbers (or letters) appear as colored beads that you connect by dragging each bead into its next higher numbered bead. As you connect the beads in numbered order, you create a chain that follows the lead bead as you drag. This teaches the numbers visually. You can also move the bead chain by holding the device face-up parallel to the floor and tilting it slightly to let gravity roll the leading bead downhill. Even older folks can have fun with this amusing simple game.

    A brief demo video of this app is available on UTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6GwIbIZOQu0