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Best iPhone/iPad Apps for kids?

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AllOtherNicknamesWereTaken Thu 07-Jun-12 09:17:16

The title says it all, which are your favourite apps for kids? Ours:

Anything from TocaBoca (toca kitchen, hair studio, paint my wings, tea party, etc... ipad/iphone)
tocaboca.com/games/

HappyVet (iphone)
itunes.apple.com/us/app/happykids-veterinarian-hd/id500610610?mt=8

ABCKit (ipad - English, Spanish and Catala)
itunes.apple.com/us/app/abckit/id453045663?l=es&mt=8

Peppa Pig's Party Time (ipad) and Peppa Parrot, Peppa Chick (iphone)

IamtheSnorkMaiden Mon 11-Jun-12 17:24:54

Hairy letters

momtastico Thu 14-Jun-12 15:44:24

Toca Boca Kitchen, Store, Robot Lab
Duck Duck Moose
itunes.apple.com/us/app/fish-school-by-duck-duck-moose/id367567459?mt=8
Mermaid Waters (preschool math)
itunes.apple.com/gb/app/mermaid-waters-preschool-math/id454136246?mt=8
Shape Builder by Darren Murtha

iwantavuvezela Thu 14-Jun-12 15:47:04

Love those Toca boca games - we have the hair studio, tea party and doctor one .....

mathsbingo is quite fun and has different levels ....

Moqqers Sat 16-Jun-12 20:27:59

Timmy Tickle is brilliant - my two year old LOVES it

P2Games Thu 21-Jun-12 20:50:15

You should check out www.p2games.co.uk - they have so many great apps for kids, and a lot of them feature recognisable characters such as Peppa Pig, Postman Pat and Fireman Sam. They're really great games, and I even like to play them myself.

robynsmith Thu 21-Jun-12 21:47:06

Splash Math - studypadinc.com

They are available for grade 1 to grade 5

robynsmith Tue 14-Aug-12 03:54:09

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Glittertwins Tue 14-Aug-12 05:55:27

Toca Boca are a huge hit here, as well as Peppa and Hairy Letters. Mi wish Hairy Letters would get an upgrade as my 4 yr olds have memorised nearly all of it. Simple Math is good too. My DS loves Asphalt which is car racing. Not exactly designed for children but he's very good at it and seems to have better reflexes than DH!

Minstrelsaremarvellous Tue 14-Aug-12 05:58:26

We have a passion for Duck Duck Moose - my DD1 is really enjoying the music one!

3mma Sun 26-Aug-12 18:14:08

I know it's for older kids but UCAS personal statement app has been a godsend with my son's university application.

t.co/9Z8IkHs6

McPeppergames Wed 19-Sep-12 09:04:16

As a mom I started developing my own games for kids. Over the last months I've developed a series of puzzle games for toddlers. If you want to take a look you can find the games here:

iTunes Link:
itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewArtist?id=500483218

I've included a safety function, so parents can turn off all external links per game session... like for example to the developer website.
You can play the first puzzles in each game for free and if you like it you can purchase more puzzles and you will get new content updates for free.

I'm allways interested in creating great apps for kids, so if you have feedback, suggestions or questions please send me an email to: info@mcpeppergames.com

Thank you!

Sincerely,

D. Mach

dj2five Sat 22-Sep-12 17:35:20

My son loved the app iCanCount. This app made eating our hassle free for us. it was free at the time and has much improved with additional languages.

It also helped him to learn numbers at a very early age. A link is available on its website iCanSwipe.com, here is the link anyway. itunes.apple.com/us/app/icancount!/id523502821?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4.

Chigley1 Sat 22-Sep-12 17:36:27

Just come across a really good one for learning their spelling lists

Super Speller

MisForMumNotMaid Sat 22-Sep-12 17:37:51

Angry birds! Best one for big kids too but the DC love it.

Johnnycake Wed 17-Oct-12 13:05:08

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LaLake Sun 30-Dec-12 21:11:48

We all (2 x 38yr olds, a 2yr old and a 1yr old) absolutely love love love Nighty Night. And Fox Studio. And the interactive books like Leo and the Windy Day.

CaHoHoHootz Sun 30-Dec-12 23:02:10

Whatever you get make sure your settings don't allow in app purchases.

grin

alice105 Sun 26-May-13 11:42:09

First Phonic Sounds is a good one too:
https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/first-phonic-sounds/id579909156?mt=8

alice105 Sun 26-May-13 11:43:03

First Phonic Sounds is a good one too:
https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/first-phonic-sounds/id579909156?mt=8

EATmum Sun 26-May-13 11:54:53

I really like (sorry DD really likes) MeBooks. In fact there are a lot of really lovely interactive book apps - the Heart & the Bottle, Mog, Green Eggs and Ham. They've been good value for us. She (nearly 4) also likes all the games, esp Peppa Pig and Putt Putt (which we had for the computer when our first DD was same age - seems so old fashioned now!)

applover Tue 28-May-13 04:13:21

The kids love play The Lulus Memory Match! The Lulus are their favorite show in Aus, so to have an app with them is fun for the kids. Plus lots of positive message and.....no in app purchases!

They are for Ipad and Iphone and think they have android version too.

Here is a link:

https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/the-lulus-memory-match-hd/id624534786?mt=8

Let me know what you guys think? or any other recommendation?

piab09 Fri 27-Nov-15 00:25:04

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carlylou1988 Fri 21-Apr-17 11:12:08

You have to try Airside Andy its brilliant!

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