While the iPad is not specifically designed with younger kids in mind, the tablet can provide a great deal of entertainment and keep youngsters happy. This can come in very handy when traveling or when you are in a queue or eating out. With this in mind here are 5 must have apps for your iPad to keep your toddler entertained.
5 must-have iPad apps for kids & toddlers
Kidzongs is a great introduction to music playing for your child as it combines acoustic instruments with lyrics that are animated to provide a positive encounter with music and encourages reading skills. This app is great for keeping kids quiet and also bringing back memories for adults of a happy childhood.
Where’s Gumbo will keep youngsters happy for hours and is much like a lift the flap book. Youngsters tap the screen to try and find Gumbo and this helps to refine the motor skills of a youngster.
Animal Sound Machine comes with more than 20 sound effects in high quality and includes birds, cat, dog and frog among many others and is sure to keep very young children entertained.
Tozzle Toddlers Favourite Puzzle helps children to learn shapes and enhance their motor skills while being a fun game that keeps them entertained. There are 35 puzzles in the app and all come with sound effects. Children can drag and drop to put together the puzzle and then when completed a tap on the screen brings on sound effects.
iKids Play Caterpillars Dream is based on a book called the Caterpillars Dream and provides plenty of entertainment for toddlers. There are 5 activities included such as rub to find hidden book pages, coloring using fingertips, reading and recording and then playing back the story book. This apps helps develop your child’s artistic side along with color recognition and develops reading skills.