Download For Kids - Best Software & Apps

  • ROBLOX

    2.350.231118

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    Lego-like sandbox worlds designed for kids

    8
    24946 votes
    • PROS: Lots of creative freedom, Tons of user created worlds to explore and play with, Safe for children, Parent login to manage your kid's account
    • CONS: Game is fairly glitchy, Website is unintuitive, Limited features for non-paying members
  • Paintbrush

    2.1.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Basic doodling app for Mac

    5
    1280 votes
    • PROS: Great for kids, Simple to use, Supports a range of graphic formats
    • CONS: Very basic in features and preferences, Hard to draw with a mouse
  • Tux Typing

    1.8.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Make learning to type for kids fun!

    8
    831 votes
    • PROS: Lots of different levels and challenges, Cute cartoon style effects and backdrops, Will definitely improve kids typing skills, Supports a huge number of languages
    • CONS: Only works in full screen mode, Word editor doesn't work yet
  • MX Player Códec (ARMv6 VFP)

    1.7.39

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A simple video player for your Android smartphone

    8
    135 votes
    • PROS: Comprehensive subtitle support
    • CONS: Doesn’t support some video types, Free version is limited
  • My City  Home

    1.0.192

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Kid-friendly home simulator with potential for lots of fun

    7
    26 votes
    • PROS: Entertaining title, suited to young children specifically, Plenty of colour and detailed background graphics, Lots of interactive options helps kids get creative with their play style, Play with friends and family on same screen thanks to multi-touch feature
    • CONS: Price tag may put off parents when there are plenty of free games available, Set, limited number of rooms available in the home, Lack of diversity on display with mostly white characters, Lengthy loading times could prove frustrating
  • Drawing for Children

    2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A complete paint program not just for children

    7
    401 votes
    • Kodu

      Preview 1.1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Game programming environment for kids

      8
      1846 votes
      • PROS: Original visual programming environment, Powerful yet easy to use editor, Includes lessons and sample games, Can also be run on an Xbox360
      • CONS: Limited selection of objects
    • Kea Coloring Book

      4.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Great customizable coloring book made for kids

      8
      120 votes
      • Sonic Dreams Collection

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A Set Of Parody Sonic Games You May Play For Free

        8
        303 votes
        • PROS: It has its humorous side, The game is free so you have nothing to lose, Explore different gaming mechanics that are unusual for the Sonic franchise
        • CONS: It is not really a game in the strictest sense of the word, The game is more of a one-time novelty, Feeding an egg some dung is not soul nourishing
      • Sebran's ABC

        1.49

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Twelve kids' games, ideal for 4 to 9 year olds

        8
        617 votes
        • YouTube Kids

          1.05.5

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android
          iPhone

          YouTube for kid-friendly viewing

          8
          19 votes
          • PROS: Kid-friendly content, Lots of educational channels, Parents can flag inappropriate videos
          • CONS: Landscape only orientation, Limited settings control
        • Animal Jam

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          A Free Kids' game for Windows

          9
          83 votes
          • Math Games for Kids Grade 1 to 5

            2016.1103.552.0

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            A free program for windows, by School Country

            6
            6 votes
            • ROBLOX Mobile

              2.207.62260

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              iPhone

              Lego-like sandbox worlds designed for kids

              9
              50 votes
              • PROS: Lots of creative freedom, Tons of user created worlds to explore and play with, Safe for children, Parent login to manage your kid's account
              • CONS: Game is fairly glitchy, Website is unintuitive, Limited features for non-paying members
            • Toca Kitchen 2

              1.0

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows
              iPhone
              Android

              Open-ended cooking game for kids

              10
              18 votes
              • PROS: fun, kid-friendly concept, Cute 3D graphics
              • CONS: Can get repetitive, Younger children may find controls difficult
            • Fishdom

              varies-with-device

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Android
              Windows
              iPhone
              Mac

              Fun Match Game For Kids

              9
              6 votes
              • PROS: Hundreds of levels, Perfect game for kids
              • CONS: Ad-supported content, In-app purchases required for certain features
            • Nursery Rhymes Songs For Kids

              1.0.2

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Android

              Learn totally new beautiful rhymes for toddlers in this educational game

              9
              2 votes
              • Cake Shop - Kids Cooking

                1.0.113

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Android

                A Free game for Android‚ by K3Games

                10
                2 votes
                • Kids Preschool Learning Games

                  device-dependant

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Android

                  Learning puzzle activities for kindergarten and preschool children (Age 2-6 yrs) to teach abc,Counting,Colors,Shapes.The fun games are a great mode of education for toddlers entering kindergarten as KINESTHETIC Learners?.(Appreciate touch/

                  8
                  9 votes
                  • Toca Life: City

                    1.3

                    License
                    buy Download
                    Platform
                    Android
                    iPhone
                    Windows

                    A Full Version program for Android‚ by Toca Boca AB

                    10
                    9 votes
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                    31.8.18317.7Windows, Mac
                    4Preview 1.1.018467.5Windows
                    52.1.212805.2Mac
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