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Best Apps Lists

We’re ranking and rating apps across specific categories. If you can’t keep track of various top lists in the iTunes App Store, this is your best bet. Even better, these lists are put together by real moms who review, rate and then decide which apps make the top lists.

Best Apps for Back to School – 1st Grade Our reviewed and recommended apps for 1st grade develop literacy and numeracy skills, place value concepts, geometry, thinking and logic skills, cause and effect skills, and more. Take a look at these apps. Best 1st Grade Apps   ScratchJr ScratchJr is a hands-on learning environment that …

Kindergarten apps are plentiful in the App Store. Our list of reviewed and recommended apps for Kindergarten will help narrow down the best educational apps for your child or classroom. The apps we have recommended cover important skills such as developing high-level thinking and spatial skills, building reading and written expressions skills, and mastering basic …

Apps for Preschool-aged children are pretty easy to find in the App Store. With so many available it can be difficult to decide which will help your preschooler develop important skills such as sequencing, patterning, building language skills and developing problem solving skills. Our list of reviewed and recommended Preschool apps can make finding the …

Teaching children to be healthy is so much more than just eating healthy foods and being active and what better way to teach them these very important skills and information than by using highly interactive and exciting apps? We’ve compiled some of our favorite interactive games and storybook apps that you can use to keep …

Every child we have ever met loves games. In this day and age, our mobile devices are the perfect way to engage children with games and apps that can capture their imagination. Check out our list of the best game apps for kids. Games for the Family, Action Games for Kids, Adventure Games, Arcade Games, Brain Games, Board Games, Card Games, Casual …

Find your favorite characters and themes in this list of apps. Don’t forget to also check out the best apps as voted by moms. My Little Pony From a cute storybook app that introduces readers and the My Little Pony franchise to fun pony games, and pony videos, these My Little Pony apps are perfect …

Animal & Nature Apps Fantastic Wildlife and Nature apps that will help your kids do things like find the closest parks, forests and nature centers all the way through to reference guides for the animal kingdom. Don’t forget to check out the best animal apps and nature apps as voted by moms. Art, Craft & …

Summer is here and that means it’s time for family road trips! We have put together a list of apps that will help keep kids engaged and entertained on long trips. Sago Mini Road Trip Sago Mini Road Trip is a free play app with lots of friends, interactive activities, and magical destinations for children …

Moms and teachers have voted. Here’s our list of the Best Educational Apps for Kids. Perfect for keeping children mentally active these apps compliment all that hard work in the classroom with after school fun that continues the learning process. Best Apps List: Civics Apps, Early Learning Apps, Alphabet Apps for Kids, Learning Colors, Learning Numbers, Flash Card Apps, General Knowledge …

Award-winning kids picture ebooks for iPad, iPhone, Kindle, Nook, Computer and Mac. Best Apps for Kids Lists: Animated eBooks, eBooks with Coloring Pages, eBooks with Games, eBooks with Record Your Voice, Read to Me eBooks, Read to Myself eBooks Lists from our friends at iPhoneMom: Ultimate List of eBook Apps, Animated Childrens eBooks, Coloring Page eBooks, Games eBooks , Record Your …

Find the best apps for your kids by searching our recommendations filtered by age group. A quick and easy way to find the apps that are perfect no matter your child’s age. Best Apps for Kids Lists: Toddler Apps, Preschool Apps, Kindergarten Apps, First Grade Apps, 2nd Grade Apps, 3rd Grade Apps, 4th Grade Apps, 5th Grade Apps, Middle School Apps, High School Apps, Apps for …

Leading Children’s App Developers Who makes apps for kids? Here’s a list of some of our favorite app developers focused on kids apps. While not exhaustive, we’ve found these companies to consistently create high quality apps designer for children. list of developers who make apps for kids App Developers: Disney Apps, Duck Duck Moose     Disney Apps …

Learning to time is a skill that every child needs to learn. These reviewed and recommended apps teach kids this valuable skill in a fun, educational way. Did we miss your favorite telling time app? Leave a comment and we’ll take a look. Tell Time Tell Time is an app that teaches children to tell …

Earth Day is a good time for us to remember the need to be good stewards of the Earth. Children are never too young to learn how important it is they do their part. We’ve included a list of reviewed and recommended apps for a wide range of ages. Recycle Hero For Kids Recycle Hero …

We recently featured 13 reviewed and recommended Spring & Easter Apps for Kids 2015. Do you have a favorite? Did we miss a “must have” app that you use? Vote for your favorite app and we’ll announce the top 3 reader’s choice apps at the end of May.  

The first day of spring has officially come, according to the calendar, though for some the weather still looks more like winter. With spring comes Easter, what better way to get in the mood for both than with a great selection of reviewed and recommended spring and Easter apps. Hoppy Spring! QUICK LINKS ★ Reader’s Choice: …

The Great Inventors will help kids from preschool through early elementary school learn basic information about the history of common inventions and their inventors. Children will enjoy the engaging graphics and animations, the narrated information, and the learning games.

Reviewed and recommended, these apps are a fun way for kids to learn about our American presidents anytime of year. Presidents vs Aliens Presidents vs Aliens is a game-like app that takes learning to the next level. This fun, interactive app teaches children fun facts, names, quotes, and so much more about presidents and includes …

Valentine’s Day is about so much more than just hearts, flowers and chocolate, it can be a great opportunity to teach children to be more loving, caring and understanding. The apps we’ve chosen have been reviewed and are recommended.

As apps get better and better, it gets more difficult to pick our favorites each year. This year we scoured our archives to find out which were the most popular reviews. The reviews of these kids apps received more readers than all other apps in our 1000+ database. It is especially interesting to note that …

My 5th Grader is teaching 3rd Graders at his school the app, Kodable. Why? Because this week is Hour of Code. Hour of Code  is a nationwide initiative to introduce computer programming to 10 million students. Bottom-line, it’s supposed to demystify – and make fun- coding and programming. These apps are succeeding in doing just …

It’s Thanksgiving time and that means it’s time for our annual round up of Thanksgiving apps for kids. Like previous years, Charlie Brown and Berenstain Bears are favorites. This year we’re adding another pick, The Story of Gobble. If you have a favorite app, that we haven’t featured, leave a comment and we’ll check it out! …

It’s Spring! Check out our wonderful selection of Spring and Easter apps!

Check out our new round up of Chore & Behavior Apps for Kids 2015 It’s a new year and a great time for parents to focus on creating good habits for kids. We have scoured the App Store to bring you some great apps that focus on good behavior and helping out with chores so you …

Both Charlie Brown and the Berenstain Bears turn up for the BestAppsForKidscom Thanksgiving list this year. We’ve also included a lot of coloring apps – kids will love this years Thanksgiving selection.

It’s that time of year again! We have chosen some new spooktacular Halloween apps for kids as well as some of our favorites from last year. We have also included some staff favorites for you to check out. Do you have a favorite that we missed? Feel free to share it in the comments section. …

Whether your student is struggling with reading or sailing along smoothly, extra practice is important. The iPad and iPhone apps are perfect for engaging many types of students in this vital practice. Check out our recommendations and tips.

Beautiful weather is upon us and as more families are getting outside, we wanted to share with you some wonderful outdoor apps for kids. We have included various educational apps that will inspire parents and children to get out and explore the great outdoors. We will be selecting some of our favorite outdoor apps to …

There are many fun, creative apps out there that will engage and encourage children to use their imagination in various ways. Listed below are several unique apps that include everything from drawing and painting, to poetry and pottery that will inspire and delight children of all ages as they create their own masterpieces to share.

Our last Halloween list is all about fun and games! Once again, since it’s Halloween, these apps may not be appropriate for all ages. Please check the content rating and always check the app our before handing the iPad or iPhone over to children. Enjoy! Fun Halloween Apps for Kids NOTE: This list includes: Halloween …

Our third Halloween app list is all about education – just because it’s fun, doesn’t mean it can’t be educational!