Best Apps for Toddler (Age 1-3)

Best Apps for Toddler (Age 1-3)


Smartphone applications have something to offer for every age group. The best part of selecting digital media as a part of your toddler’s life is that you can extend their learning by helping them relate to the real world much better through these apps. Here are ten apps that provide such experience to your kids.

Baby's Musical Hands

Baby's Musical Hands

by Streaming Colour Studios

0.99 USD
This is a fun musical app for toddlers. It features 15 brightly colored squares for tablets and iPad and 10 squares for a phone that your baby can touch. Each color on touching makes a different musical instrument sound. A burst of stars emerges from the screen upon touching the squares. Your baby would find this audio and visual feedback delightful and have a great fun time playing the game as well as learning about different colors at the same time. (» iOS / Android)

Sound Touch

Sound Touch

by SoundTouch Interactive LTD

11.99 USD
This app contains more than 250 sights and sounds. Musical instruments, animals, vehicles, whatever your child wants to hear this app has it. The app lets children learn about different sounds of the world, each represented by lovely cartoon images. When your child taps on any of the sound he/she wants to hear, for example, a bird, a high-resolution image of the bird along with a clear sound appears. Each sound has 5 different versions which play on consecutive taps. (» iOS / Android)

Pat the Bunny

Pat the Bunny

by Penguin Random House LLC NY

3.99 USD
If you are familiar with the popular children’s book with the same tile, then this app would be no stranger to you. This app features a mode where kids can interact and feed the bunny. There are 14 different interactive scenes, which your kids can explore. Kids will enjoy the immersive music and sound effects and have a fun time playing with the bunny. Each page is filled with adorable surprises, making your kid want to play with it more. (» iOS / Android)

Very Hungry Caterpillar Shapes

Very Hungry Caterpillar Shapes

by StoryToys Entertainment Limited

4.99 USD
My hungry caterpillar is Eric Carle’s much-loved character that has brought a smile on children’s faces over the world. Welcome to the 3D version of your beloved caterpillar. Kids will love playing with it, helping it explore and picking him up or take a look at his colorful toy box. Take care of the caterpillar every day and help him grow. As the caterpillar grows big, it will turn into a butterfly, lay an egg and the adventure starts over again! (» iOS / Android)

Busy Shapes

Busy Shapes

by EDOKI ACADEMY

2.99 USD
Busy shapes provide an excellent way to improve your child’s reasoning skills and intelligence. Your kid will improve the ability to handle simple things through some fun and challenging puzzles. It contains a kid-friendly interface with swipe-passing controls. A real-time monitoring system tracks you child’s progress all the time. An endless interaction system allows children to access an unlimited number of shapes and never puts a limit. The app refreshes each time with new objects which keep children interested. (» iOS)

Eli Explorer

Eli Explorer

by Colto

1.99 USD
Make your kid learn their first 100 words and phrases with their meaning and pronunciation in over 10 different languages while having loads of fun. This app is designed to help kids learn words by exploring in a safe and interactive environment. Help Eli travel the magical world and find hidden secrets and surprises in forests and mountaintops. Dive into a musical cave and make new friends on your journey with Eli. Discover more than 20 different fun animations and interact with them. (» iOS / Android)

Endless Alphabet

Endless Alphabet

by Originator Inc.

8.99 USD
Endless Alphabet is a fun and delightful alphabet learning app for toddlers. Kids will love the experience of learning their ABC’s with cute and adorable monsters. Each word has an interactive puzzle for kids to solve with an animation showing the meaning behind that word. Before you even realize, your child will be using complex words! The interface is free from limits such as high scores and failures and lets your child explore the game at their own pace and time. (» iOS / Android)

Little Digits

Little Digits

by Cowly Owl Ltd

2.99 USD
Little digits-finger counting is a fun app that helps children learn about numbers with a fun new twist on counting fingers. Using the touch screen feature of an iPad, the app detects the number of fingers pressed down when a certain number is shown on the screen. Kids can learn numbers by seeing the image on the screen and the number of fingers they place down. The app has a number of fun animations, making this an interesting learning experience. (» iOS)

YouTube Kids

YouTube Kids

by Google LLC

FREE
YouTube designed for kids where little minds can learn, have fun by viewing their favorite videos. This version of YouTube is filtered for contents safe for kids. The videos are split into relevant categories to make it easier for child viewing such as music, shows, gaming and explore. Grown-ups will have full control over the contents and tailor them in a way that they find best for their kids. Children can enjoy their favorite show and cartoons and have a delightful time. (» iOS / Android)

Fruits and Vegetables for Kids

Fruits and Vegetables for Kids

by CLEVERBIT

FREE
This is an education app especially made for toddlers between ages 1-3. Your kid will learn about the names of different fruits and vegetables through high resolution images. After going through all of the flashcards and images, your kid can take a quick quiz and see how much they can remember. Even if they get an answer wrong, each effort would be applauded with stars and balloon, inspiring them to learn more. It has a simple and kid friendly interface. (» Android)