Must-Have Holiday Apps for Kids for iOS and Android
The holidays are a fun and busy time for all of us – especially if you are a kid! If yours are in school, they will most likely be enjoying holiday vacation soon with lots of additional time on their hands. The following are some of our favorite kid-friendly apps that will keep your little ones entertained when they are home on winter break.
A Charlie Brown Christmas – Narrated by the original voice of Charlie Brown, this rebirth of the 1965 animated classic is interactive storybook complete with original scenes and dialog, and digitally remastered illustrations, animation, and music. You can play Schroeder's piano, finger paint with the gang, go caroling with the Peanuts choir, and/or decorate your own Charlie Brown Christmas tree! Available for Android and iOS. Price: $4.99
Where is Santa - Santa Tracker – This app allows you to follow Santa's every move at any minute from anywhere – and not just on Christmas Eve. It has the most efficient and accurate tracking Santa radar ever built. Providing Santa's arrival time with a counting down timer and much, much more. Millions of Santa tracking stations are set up and they will diligently report and update Santa's every move before and during Christmas Eve. Available for iOS. Price: $0.99
Reindeer Match Em’ Up – This app is a matching game, with eight reindeer that have wandered out of their corral and your help is needed to get them back into it. Great for kids of all ages to play and win, while also improving their memory skills. Make sure to try out their “Head 2 Head” option that’s available for two players at one time, perfect for playing with family and friends. Available for iOS. Price: $0.99
Grinchmas! – With this app you assume the role of The Grinch perched on Mt. Crumpit. Swipe the screen to throw either snowballs or presents down to Who-ville, depending on whether you feel “mean” or “merry.” Accuracy and speed determine your score. Available for iOS. Price: $0.99
Christmas Story Books – Made up of a growing collection of stories for children of all ages, including Christmas books of all different kinds, beautifully read with professional voice over. Some of the classics included are: A Christmas Carol, The Elves and the Shoemaker, The Nutcracker, and ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. Each book has vibrant pictures, engaging narration, and lively music. The app also comes with all the features of the iStoryBooks platform such as: "Read to me" – reads books to kids and "Movie mode" – automatically turns the pages. Available for Android and iOS. Price: $3.99