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Old Mar 29, 2011, 06:26 PM   #1
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Going On A Trip - Need Some Good Kid Apps

So - what does everyone recommend for some apps for kids for the iPad? They don't have to be all games. I looked at the games, but don't want to waste a lot of money on cruddy ones.

She is 9 3/4 years old.
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Old Mar 29, 2011, 06:35 PM   #2
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How old are the kids? I have a collection of toddler age apps that keep the little guy entertained.
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Old Mar 29, 2011, 06:39 PM   #3
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How old are the kids? I have a collection of toddler age apps that keep the little guy entertained.
Age would help, wouldn't it. Updated my post to reflect. Thanks!
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Old Mar 29, 2011, 07:00 PM   #4
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There are lots of easy to use apps for making music (if this is something that is likely to appeal to your daughter) including magic piano and beatwave. Garageband is great too but I'm not sure how accessible it would be to a 9 year-old.

Art of glow is quite absorbing if she is arty and there are numerous other drawing programmes in the app store.

I don't know much about games as I don't play them too much, but I quite like cro-mag rally. I don't know if it's really aimed toward 9-yr-old girls but my 7 year old niece loves it.
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my kid is a youtube junkie so no games here LOL
But otherwise we used to play "eat this and not that" (sorry my kid get's geeky at times) he ask us what we would rate certain restaurants and then look them up. Now he is a walking APP for restaurant ratings (yeah he has a photographic memory as well) or he played bird sounds and we had to guess them. There is also an App where you collect Licens Plates (Plate Hunt) specially if you go through a few states this is a fun one ...........it depends on your kids and ages and on what they are "In too"
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In my experience if you put a kid in front of iTunes and tell them to find some games they'd like they will find a bunch fast. Maybe you should just point her to the games section of iTunes and let her look around.
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Old Mar 29, 2011, 11:38 PM   #7
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My 6.5 year old isn't that into traditional video games but two apps she loves are Pottery HD (my husband and I love it too) and Mythbuster's app. Discovery has some cool apps and Stack the States and Stack the countries are fun. Oh she also loves Sally Spa and all the food making apps but they get old after a while. Oh! There is a new frog dissection one that we like too, if she is interested in science.
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My 7.5 year old son is enjoying Rocket Math for iPad.
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Old Mar 30, 2011, 09:31 AM   #10
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My daughter likes to play Bingo in the car when we go on trips..

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http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bingo...405567117?mt=8
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