The Best of Educational & Entertaining Tablet Apps for Kids

The Best of Educational & Entertaining Tablet Apps for Kids

Joelle Alcaidinho
May 10, 2013

Aware of my background in education and also my weekly app post here on Apartment Therapy, one of the questions I'm often asked at parties with parents in attendance is about kid-friendly app recommendations. To help answer their queries for apps best suited for kids, here are a few tablet apps I think will both entertain and educate on the iPad, Android, and Windows 8 tablet devices...


1. Paper by FiftyThree (iPad), Free.
2. Drawing Pad (Android & iPad), $1.99.
3. Fresh Paint (Windows 8), Free.
4. WWF Together (iPad), Free.
5. National Zoo (Windows 8), Free.


6. Zoo Train (Windows 8, Android, & iOS), $1.29, $.99, & $1.99
7. Trucks HD - By Duck Duck Moose (iPad), $1.99.
8. Dr Panda's Hospital (Android & iOS), $1.99.
9. Foldify (iPad), $2.99.
10. Super Why ABC Adventures (Android & iPad), $3.99.

Here are a few additional posts from our archives to delight your tots and tweens: 

(Images: Flickr member Marcus Kwan licensed for use under Creative Commons, all others as linked above)

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