Pre-School Apps for iPad and iphone

(81 Posts)
Leo03 Fri 02-Dec-11 14:14:10

I have been looking for something nice and simple for a long time for my toddler to use on the ipad. Finally I found Shape Up! by busythings which he adores. All he has to do is trace shapes on the screen to make characters come to life. The Nosy Crow fairy tales are also fabulous for toddlers. I have found there are so may dull apps out there for very young children. Can anyone recommend any other apps for this age group?

louise54 Tue 13-Aug-13 14:03:32

The Niles Snappington app looks good I've seen played around on a free download version for android, my little boy is looking forward to the full version coming out. Lovely art work and sound!
Not sure about the Nosy crow apps that are out at the minute, found the animation a bit creepy and the games didn't seem to tie in with the story. I have enjoyed reading through the Dr. Seuss range with my kids.

Niles Snappington free version:

Dr Seuss £3:

louise54 Wed 04-Sep-13 19:23:24

My kate has been enjoying grin the Niles Snappington app on my Samsung Note, theres a free version to download from the android store...


vulcanicity Mon 30-Sep-13 18:29:33

The Animals of Mossy Forest, Nighty Night and Little Fox Music Box. All lovely, well crafted apps: Hand illustrated, nicely animated and good music (and not chintzy). Our daughter is three now and I think the first two mentioned above were the best when she was a little younger. Little Fox is probably better for three and get the most out of it anyway.

ChickenLickenSticken Tue 01-Oct-13 21:04:35

Glad I found this - and also glad no one is all judgey for us letting toddlers play on phones/iPads etc!

SGCmum Mon 24-Mar-14 09:07:03

Hi You all must try out hip hop hen's apps - available on app store. Really fun and educational. My three year old is obsessed.
Also pip and posy's app is fantastic but not as educational.

babiesAloud Fri 04-Apr-14 09:24:08

I couldn't find anything musical that was fun for all of us to crowd around. My kids love dancing to their own voices...! Thank goodness

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