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.