Perhaps, we have been ushered into the time when we are no more surprised at the fact that our kids don’t merely fiddle with the smartphones, but actually seem able and even adept at doing some things! For all we know, this does not have to be limited to just fun or entertainment; you can introduce some education into the picture too! Well, then it’s a good idea to run through a list of the 30 best Android apps for kids.
Needless to say, you have all in likelihood heard about this hugely popular app, but it’s only pure fun. The cat repeats whatever you say, and yes, we agree. . . it’s just incredibly hilarious sometimes!
Well, in a way, this is the App for all apps. Sometimes kids end up boosting up your phone bill, and doing random stuff with your phone. Famigo Sandbox lets your Android phone go into a mode where it only allows access to the pre-approved apps and features. Safety first!
When you know your kid has a knack for numbers, or as a concerned parent you want the young brain to stay prepared for school and get the most important basic rights, this app is a great assistance. Go on a ride of learning about numbers and comparing, adding and subtracting them.
You arranged the jigsaw puzzle when you were a kid! But that was on a board, this is the digital version for your tech-savvy kid, something you will agree every kid should play and have fun while putting the back the pieces of the picture together!
Let it be said right at the outset, this is a perfect app for a growing kid, in that it fulfills the criteria for fun and education equally well. Everyday Words helps your kid learn the names of all the objects encountered in the different environments that are experienced in a day of a kid’s life. No distracting ads and with two modes (Learn and Play), your kids learn what the things in the Bedroom, Bathroom, Breakfast and Classroom are called, with the free version.
To get the most of out of the app, you would definitely want to upgrade to the full version and get the complete set of environments including the Playground, Kitchen, Garden and so on. To top it all, the app is unique in its way of interacting with kids, encouraging them with music and motivating remarks along the journey of learning!
For the kids aged from one to five, this is an amazingly educational app. Ani World Lite introduces to your kid the animals, and what is more, allows them to feed them and pet them as well! Sweet!
With a focus on the short term and visual memory skills, this is the just the standard blend of fun and development for your kids. Flip the cards, and start the game!
The classics await the kids with beautiful illustrations and narration. Be it the Red Riding Hood or the Cinderella, the kids-friendly adaptations and a lot more is packed into this app for kids aged between 2-8 years!
9. Radio Disney
Apart from requesting songs and entering the world of music, Radio Disney lets your kids have a gala time by entering contests and winning prizes! A perfect app for the kids who are crazy about music.
Let the artist in your kid unleash itself, with PaintBox that offers on-the-go drawing, coloring, using speed and direction to control the effects. Features like opacity control and undoing can really help your kid develop a style, not to mention, learn about art and colors!
11. Kids Riddles
It must be said that some of us never lose our fascination with riddles, something we develop as kids. The inquisitiveness and curiosity is best when it is kept stoked, and Kids Riddles is a great way for your child to help answer some questions!
11. Baby Toy
For the really small kids, Baby Toy is totally safe since it locks your phone and allows no access to any other part of the phone. The best part is that you can be relaxed and certain that your kid will stay amused and engaged for a while, and wait, learn some phone-tapping too!
13. Classic Simon
Another game that you will probably remember from your childhood! Of course, an app has superseded the plastic material now, so play along with your kid and remember to remember the sequence!
14. Ants Smasher
Yes, you read that right. Here, your kids to get to smash the crawling ants with the murderous intent of wiping out the whole race! A word of caution: this app is highly addictive!
How can your kid miss this! Tom and Jerry Tube brings all the Tom n Jerry videos right at your fingertips, just makes sure you have a viable Internet connection, put on a cartoon and hand your phone to your kid!
16. Kids Piano
With a plethora of sounds (not just the piano notes) and sheet music, the kids piano is a world in itself with over 50 songs and a variety of skins to pick and choose from. Engaging from even a grown-up’s point-of-view, this one is a great app, all in all!
For that lot of kids who are more into the technical rather than the artistic or musical, Robots Puzzle Factory is a great place to be! An app that lets your kid build up a robot based on a blueprint.
18. Steamy Window
An intriguingly unique app that makes your phone look beautiful, as it fascinates your kid with what it has to offer. Your phone turns all foggy, you can draw with colors, and blow into the mike to create more fog, or simply watch with delight as water drops roll down the screen!
This one’s not for the small kids, strictly speaking. For those who grown up and get daily homework, HomeWork’s there to help schedule things for your kid, save time, remember things and be regular.
20. 3 Cup Monty
Keep the eye on the golden nugget as it passes from under the three cups! Kids love it, and you will too, given a number of hardness levels to choose from. As they say, can you scam the scammers?
It’s not just a game, it’s a learning tool, and you’ll agree once you use it. With a complete package for animals, sounds and colors, our kids learn to associate sound with image, and a lot more!
For the kid between 6 to ten (or maybe 12) years, this is the perfect app for arithmetic. Going beyond that, the app has a lot of learning to offer, from mental reasoning to fast months, getting ready and acing the math test is now incredibly easy!
Of course, you never had this in your childhood. Your sibling or parents taught this, but with this app, making an airplane won’t require you to explain every step to your kid. Yes, it’s been made that simple, even your kid will find it easy!
When your kid is not sitting still, or you just want him to save some fun with colors and learn along too, this is the perfect app! A two-in-one app that lets your kid draw and sketch, and color from a palette of 50 colors!
25. Doodle Jump
Help the Doodler climb up and rise through the levels! Addictive, or rather, let’s not mince words here: irresistibly addictive! Think twice before introduce this to your kids, they will demand their own phones!
26. Celestial SE
Use your camera view to dive into the celestial beauty of the planets and heavenly bodies! A fascinating apps for kids interested in the sky and the space.
Nothing much needs to be said here! Yes, its for kids and adults alike, but kids just love the sounds in this game sometimes even more than the action! Angry Birds Seasons is an excellent twist to the the original game, and well, the fun and plan is taken to the a completely different level
A lightweight app that might come across as very rudimentary at first, but is actually enjoyed to the hilt by kids! What’s the mirror about? Draw anything and the mirror will reflect the same on the other half.
29. Deep Trip
A variant of the Helicopter game, you could say, but endowed with better graphics and cartoons for a ‘kidsy’ experience! When you are an orange eel making your way through the murky underwaterwith jagged rocks, its fun!
30. Kids Socks
Particularly for preschool kids, Kids Socks is all about matching the pairs of socks together, based on pattern and color. With a paid version, there are more interesting variations to be explored !