Art, Craft & Creativity Apps

We’ve seen a huge increase in amazing apps that are full of fun arts and crafts ideas for children. Kids love to make things up and unleash their creative side. Try using the ideas in these apps as the inspiration for even better ideas.


Kids create silly monsters by themselves or collaboratively in this highly creative and fun app.

My Felt World opens up four imaginative scenes and provides children with a wide selection of felt characters, animals and props to encourage creative visual play.

CreAPPcuentos is a creative story building app that is perfect for your imaginative story teller at home. With loads of stickers, narration features, and puzzles too, this app is great ...
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Sticker Story-the Storybook Creativity Kit for Kids is a fun and creative way to nurture self-expression and story-telling in children from preschool through middle elementary grades.

It's time for a dance party with Crayola DJ where kids put their DJ skills to the test as they mix tracks and sound effects to create sweet beats.

Makesto takes story creation to a whole new level with the freedom for children to craft, illustrate, narrate and produce their very own stories. Fun for children of all ages!

A delightful little tale about crayons provides positive messages about self-acceptance and self-confidence for kids.
5th grade apps

The apps we’ve chosen for our reviewed and recommended list for 5th grade include basic fraction concepts, searchable math video tutorials, visual and written creativity while creating professional-looking books and ...
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Book Creator for iPad is a fantastic tool to encourage authors and illustrators of all ages and abilities to express themselves and share their work with family, friends and even ...
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Mad Libs, the word game that makes learning parts of speech worthwhile, is great fun for players of all ages and stages. There’s something timeless about nonsense, and this app ...
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Foldify Zoo - Create, Print and Fold Paper Animals! is one of those rare apps that reaches out into the real world and gets kids interacting beyond the screen of ...
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TeleStory will keep kids of nearly any age entertained for hours on end as they take on the challenges of writing, directing and filming shows that will fire up their ...

Mr. Glue Stories puts a unique spin on the traditional storybook app by allowing readers to customize each story with their own sound effects, characters, narration, and illustrations to be ...
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Young users will love exploring the amazing world of Alfie Atkins! With cool DIY vehicles, friendly creatures and people, and interactive animations around every bend, this app will keep kids ...
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Inventioneers opens the door to creative and inventive play by challenging users to solve problems. Users can position objects and tiny helpers called Inventioneers to accomplish each goal while learning ...

The Word Creativity Kit provides a unique system to explore the interplay between text and visual design that will stimulate artistic creativity as well as creative writing and self-expression.

Opera Maker is a fun, creative app that allows children to enjoy a few favorite operas and create their very own. Great for the creative child who loves creating their ...
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Painting Gallery offers coloring book pictures, varied backgrounds, and blank canvas for young artists to make their own using 30 colors and 100 stickers. Young children can save their work ...

ShapeKit is an entertaining and creative way to learn about shapes. It allows several levels of creativity, will encourage young users to explore, and offers an opportunity to save and ...

Bogga MagicEducationQualityEntertainmentValueChild FriendlySummaryBogga Magic lives up to its name in that it will entrance most young children. Make the most of this app by playing with your child, and you ...

Broaden kids' artistic horizons as they squiggle, draw, and color, and then watch their artwork come to life with fun animations.

Coosi Box is a creative art app that takes your little artist's masterpieces and turns them into exciting animations. A great app to create, color, and share pictures.

Arrange the gears and pull the screen to the next level in this increasingly challenging, but fun science-based game for kids.

Make A Scene: Easter is a fun sticker app for young children to explore their creativity as they craft a variety of pictures and scenes to share.

Ruby and her grandmother head to the kitchen to bake while Max joins in with his usual antics in this fun baking app.

Create fingerprint animals and feed a hungry hedgehog letters to make words in a fun multi-touch early learning app.

ABC Gurus is a simple, yet fun app that will keep young children thoroughly entertained again and again as they hear the letter names, sounds and key words the entire ...

David Wiesner’s Spot is an outstanding app that taps some of the iPad’s unique capabilities to create an engaging experience in five strange new worlds that are exciting for all ...

Kapu Bloom Tunes is a cute app that blends coloring, creativity, and music to create a unique and fun experience for young children.

Encourage culinary creativity with this very simple, but highly entertaining cooking app that puts kids in charge of the kitchen.

'dipityPix is a super simple and fun photo editor app that kids will love.

ScratchJr is a unique and powerful app that will empower young elementary students to learn beginning concepts of computer programming while they build skills in problem-solving, sequencing, memory and more.

Discover fun and educational activities to enjoy with your child based on his or her current levels in six key areas.

Head to Gabba land this Christmas where kids can listen to music, color pictures, and decorate for the holidays with their favorite Yo Gabba Gabba friends.

Create a masterpiece with Peppa Pig and her brother George in this fun painting app.

Peppa Pig suggests fun activities to help pull kids away from their devices and build key developmental skills.

A highly creative app that allows children to explore their creativity using fun crocheted items to create fun and silly pictures to share.

Dr. Panda Games brings us a world building simulation game for children too young for Minecraft or Sim City. But how does it compare to those mainstays of the gaming ...

KidQuest will provide your children with hours of hand-on, learning fun as they do crafts, explore science experiments and more as they follow the directions from this app.

Dress Up Party is a colorful and creative way to learn a little bit about the cultures of India as players dress characters in traditional colors and styles.