Appy time is happy time when it comes to traveling with kids. Hit the roads and soar the skies with fully loaded iGadgets. From your toddler’s first app to Garage Band for big kids, there is an app for everyone. Here is our guide to the best educational apps for toddlers, kids, and teens. Let the downloading begin!
Best For TV Shows And Videos:
Netflix: Kids can set up their own accounts under one family subscription. Movies and TV Shows galore!
YouTube Kids - Curated for kids only videos.
Nick - Nickelodeon App
DisneyNOW - Games and catch-up or re-watch your favorite Disney Channel, Disney Junior, and Disney XD shows.
Cartoon Network - What kid doesn't love Cartoon Network, now they can catch or re-watch all their favorite shows!
Travel Learning Apps:
Barefoot World Atlas - Learn about the world!
Pacca The Alpaca - Travel - Travel learning for littles
Roadtrip Bingo - A twist on the classic
1. Ducky Decks - Learn about sounds and music
2. Flip Flap Farm - Fun flipbook style game
3. Peekaboo Barn - Always a favorite!
4. My Baby Piano - Little musicians in the works
5. Zoola Animals - Animal sounds and sites
6. I Hear Ewe - Animal sounds!
7. The Boynton Collection - Digital storybooks
8. iBabyPhone - Babies love playing with this educational phone
9. Furry Friend - A funny furry friend for kids
10. Baby Rattle - The Interactive rattle of fun
More Apps That We Love For Babies:
*The AAP recommends no screens at all for children younger than 18 months.
2. Ducky Deck Collection - Creative fun for tots
3. Petting Zoo - From acclaimed author and illustrator Christoph Niemann comes this interactive picture book.
4. Sago Mini Friends - A sharing oriented app and it's fun!
5. Monkey Lunchbox - Continues to be a favorite for tots!
6. Peppa Pig Holiday - Fab when taking a holiday
7. Endless Alphabet - Great for practicing ABCs
8. Little Kitten App - Take care of your kitty.
9. Shape Gurus - Great for learning shapes
10. Montessorium: Intro To Colors - Learn your colors in a fun way.
More Apps That We Love For Kids Ages 2-3:
1. Thinkrolls 2 - Logic Games for kids
2. Squigglefish - Creative game for kids 4+
3. Mixamal - Hilarious fun based on childhood flip books.
4. Monster Mingle - Free play fun
5. Mr. Thorne's - Mental math fun
6. Drawing Pad - Art fun on the road
7. Hoopa City - Build your perfect city
8. The Robot Factory - build robots!
9. LEGO® DUPLO® Train - Lego fans love this one
10. Marbotic - A very cool way to learn math and numbers
More Apps That We Love For Kids Ages 3-5:
1. Toca Dance - Get creative on the dance floor!
2. Weather By Tinybop - Learn how weather affects the environment
3. Journeys Of Invention - For space lovers!
4. Monument Valley - A truly captivated game for builders
5. Novation Launchpad - A great start for music fans
6. Mathletics - Many schools use this app - a real fave for math fun (subscription only).
7. DNA Play - Monster building for older kids
8. Kodable - Code learning app for young kids.
9. Star Walk Kids - Astronomy app for kids
10. Twist - keeps them busy for hours.
More Apps That We Love For Kids Ages 5-8:
Holiday Hair - fun
Crazy Twins - fun
My PlayHome - 15+ languages!
Math Bingo - Fun math learning app
The Robot Factory - build robots!
1. Garage Band - make sure you have headphones!
2. 1 Second Every Day Diary - Great for an easy and fun travel diary
3. Cut The Rope - Time Travel App - Interactive learning about gravity, physics, and motion
4. Hopscotch App - An interactive way to learn programming
5. Tynker - Empower kids to make
6. BrainPOP - Perfect for inquirers
7. Drawing Pad for iPad - Art app for creative pre-teens and kids
8. Air Hockey - Free fun on the classic game
9. Scrabble - A classic!
10. DIY App - A gaggle of learning options
More Apps That We Love For Kids Ages 8-12: