All Toddler Apps

iPad / iPhone Apps
   All ages
   Ages 1.5 – 2
   Ages 2 – 2.5
   Ages 3 – 3.5
   4 and above
Android Apps
   All ages
   Ages 1.5 – 2
   Ages 2 – 2.5
   Ages 3 – 3.5
   4 and above

 

In order to come up with the best Android/iPhone/iPad Apps for toddlers, we have tested many candidates. The tests included the following parameters: art quality, app stability, toddler usability, product design, quality of sound & music, user fun and time spent with the app.
Some of the apps were a perfect fit, some had a good build quality but were not appropriate for younger children and some were simply sub par. Here is the full list of the apps we’ve tested:
 
Name   
Ages         
Score     
Highs     
Lows     
Available for iPad / iPhone
Available for Android    
Itsy bitsy spider1.5 - 5★★★★★UI, Product design, MenuArt is basiciTunes

N/A
Just Me and My Mom - Little Critter2(PG) - 5★★★★★Toddler friendly story with a good eBook platformMay need PG for kids younger than 3iTunesGoogle Play
Moo, Baa, La La La!1.5(PG) - 4★★★★★Art, Quality, Narration, StoryMain menu and dragging challenging for toddlers, ShortiTunes

N/A
its a small world1.5 - 4★★★★★Art, UI, Music, AnimationTricky menu, SizeiTunes

N/A
I Just Forgot - Little Critter2(PG) - 5★★★★★Toddler friendly story with a good eBook platformMay need PG for kids younger than 3iTunesGoogle Play
Toy Story III Read–Along3 - 6★★★★Art, Quality, MusicParental Guidance required, Story more appropriate for older kids, Challenging navigation
iTunes

N/A
BabyFirst’s VocabuLarry - ABCs2.5 - 5★★★★Fun way to teach the ABCsNo child lock, Swiping may be challenging for young onesiTunesGoogle Play
Elmer and the Lost Teddy1.5(PG) - 4★★★★Lovely story, Auto-play makes it easy on younger toddlersLack of compelling interactivity when tapping in pagesiTunesGoogle Play
Heroes of the City2 - 4★★★★Colorful collection of 8 stories and a memory gamePrice, Needs PG to switch between storiesiTunesGoogle Play
BabyFirst’s Sammy & Eve Shapes3 - 4.5★★★★Art, Captured kids interest
No parental lock was problematic, Dragging was not for young toddlersiTunesGoogle Play
If I Ran the Zoo - Dr. Seuss3 and above★★★★Funny storyA bit too slow for fast paced toddlersiTunesGoogle Play
Interactive Alphabet ABCs2.5 - 4★★★★Nice way to convey the ABCsMoving back and forward was challenging for someiTunes

N/A
Sound Shaker1.5 - 3★★★★Idea, SimplicityNot for older toddlersiTunes

N/A
Grover's Farm1.5(PG) - 4★★★Understandable story, original book artVoice-over, Short, In page interactivity
iTunes

N/A
TUBI Fire Truck FREE1.5 - 3★★★Simplicity, IdeaEase of use, The kids lost interest quicklyN/AGoogle Play
Christmas Book – by BabyFirst3(PG) - 4.5★★★Great collection of activities, Kids favorite until ads are clicked by mistakeHuge adsiTunesGoogle Play
View a Clue Kids Game 1.5 - 3.5★★★Art, Product ideaStory for young toddlers, Slide usability can be done by older toddlersN/AGoogle Play
Kids Song Machine I1.5(PG) - 4★★★Colorful, Song selectionStrange interactivity, Product designiTunes

N/A
Elmo Loves ABCs for iPad2(PG) - 4.5★★★Usability, Kids like itArt quality, General QualityiTunes

N/A
Animals Memory Game2.5 - 4★★★Focused, UsabilityQuality, Not a hit with the kids, Low budget art and animationN/AGoogle Play
ABC Magic phonics2.5 - 4★★★Simple UIArtiTunes

N/A
Matryoshka! Deluxe for kids3 and above★★★Product concept, Toddler friendly artGame concept for young toddlers but sliding functionality fit for older kidsiTunesN/A
Toddler Robot1.5 - 5★★★Free, Humanistic, SimpleIn app ad, SimpleN/AGoogle Play
Talking Tom Cat 22(PG) and above★★★The kids love it, Simplicity, ArtSome content and features are for older kids, Inn app purchaseiTunes

Google Play
Sesame Street: The Playground1.5 - 4★★★Age appropriate story, original book artVoice-over, Short, In page interactivity
iTunes

N/A
Elmo's Birthday1.5(PG) - 4★★★Understandable story, original book artVoice-over, Short, In page interactivity
iTunes

N/A
Spencer Goes to School1.5(PG) - 4★★★Art, Product ideaProduct usability, The kids lost interest quicklyiTunesGoogle Play
Talking Ben the Dog2(PG) and above★★★The kids love it, Simplicity, ArtSome content and features are for older kids, Inn app purchaseiTunes

Google Play
Baby's First Moo1.5 - 3★★Clear graphics, SimplicityQualityiTunesGoogle play
Kids Song Machine II1.5(PG) - 4★★Some songs, ColorfulStrange interactivity, Song selectioniTunes

N/A
Baby Rattle Toy - Child Lock1.5 - 2.5★★Easy to use, Child lockQualityiTunesGoogle Play
Dora the Explorer Coloring Adventures!3 - 4★★Easy for toddlers when inside the painting screenUsability, Price, Age RangeiTunes

N/A
VocabuLarry's Things That Go Book
1.5 - 3★★Good ideaNot build for fast tapping toddlersiTunesGoogle Play
Animal Book1.5 - 3★★Colorful animals, SimpleIn app ads, Product quality, UsabilityN/AGoogle Play
My First Wood Puzzles2.5 - 4★★Clean designThe kids lost interest quicklyiTunes

N/A
Peekaboo Goes Camping Book1.5 - 3★★Concept, Character and GraphicsUsability is not for target ageiTunesGoogle Play
Preschool - Animals and their young1.5 - 3.5★★Clean pictures of animals, FreeProduct design and qualityiTunes

N/A
Tozzle - Toddler's favorite puzzle2.5 - 4★★Price, MenuFeels low quality, Inconsistent age compatibilityiTunes

N/A
I Hear Parrot1.5 - 3★★Straight forward design
Ads, Blurry graphicsN/AGoogle Play
Join The Dots3 - 5★★Good ideaNot so good executionN/AGoogle Play
StoryFun - Children's Stories1.5(PG) - 4★★IntriguingProduct design, Quality, Stories, Product designiTunes

N/A
JUMP BABY-Numbers2 - 4★★Colorful artThe kids lost interest quickly, Product designN/AGoogle Play
Talking Ladybug
2(PG) and above★★Funny, ArtIn app advertising, Some content and features are for older kids, Inn app purchaseiTunes

Google Play
Ant Smasher, Best Free Game2.5 and aboveFunNoneducational, In app ads, Malware embedded in app
iTunesGoogle Play
Happy Flash Cards Free Edition1.5(PG) - 3Good ideaLow quality, Ads, Why write the animal names? toddlers can't read.N/AGoogle Play
Bird Book1.5 - 3Hmm...Ads, UI, QualityiTunesGoogle Play
Wacky Safari2 - 4Introduces animalsLow quality in all department
iTunes

N/A
Miss Spider's Tea Party
4 and aboveNot for toddlersMany Activities, Colorful story, Animated hot spotsProduct interfaceiTunes

N/A
Miss Spider's Bedtime Story4 and aboveNot for toddlersMany Activities, Colorful story, Animated hot spotsProduct interfaceiTunes

N/A
Horton Hears a Who!4 and aboveNot for toddlersA dr. Seuss classic on a good eBook platformToddlers could not follow the storyiTunesGoogle Play
Dora's Ballet Adventure HD4 and aboveNot for toddlersSimple, ColorfulStory, Game-playiTunes

N/A
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