Best 5 iOS Kids Games for iPhone & iPad of 2018
Children today are surrounded by technology far more advanced than what we had as kids games. Easy access to the internet, smart mobile devices and social media means as parents it is our job to ensure that our kids are using apps and playing kids games that are appropriate for their age.
Fortunately, there is a vast ocean of apps, especially games that have been developed with children in mind, and the best amongst them are the ones that capture the inquisitive minds of children while entertaining and educating them.
To help you identify the best apps for your children, our team has decided to explore, test and list down the top 10 games that your kids should be playing.
Let’s check out our top selection of free and Paid iOS games for kids for iPhone and iPad.
We decided to go with the latest version of the game, however, both instalments of Monument Valley are great games for children and adults enjoy it too. With its immersive puzzles, stunning graphics and beautiful soundtracks, either of the two Monument Valley two games are the winners for us. Although Monument Valley games are all about solving puzzles the games are not too difficult for kids to enjoy. The story arcs that develop as you play add another layer of pleasing complexity to the game that most children will enjoy. The controls are simple, and there are no in-app purchases so you do not have to worry about your children accidentally spending money through the game. It is easy to see why this game has such a huge fan following.
Where’s My Water?
We love this one for its message, personal hygiene and staying clean, which is taught in a fun and interesting manner by Swampy the Alligator. Sadly, the water supply to Swampy’s shower has been disconnected and it is your job to dig pathways for the water to reach the broken pipe that leads to Swampy’s shower, where he is eagerly waiting for his bath. With almost 300 levels, you will have a seemingly endless amount of fun with this one. The game is extremely simple and will appeal to children aged between 5 -10. The imaginative graphics, simple controls, and cute sound effects make this a perfect iPad game for kids.
We are sure that many of you are big fans of this game and we are too, and we believe most kids will love this one too. There are no lessons here, just a lot of fun slashing and slicing fruits flying through the air with a sharp sword. The reason behind the tremendous popularity of this game lies in its simplicity, no frills and a lot of action. This one has proven to be a favorite among children of all ages including the kids at heart. Just remember to turn off the in-app purchases for this one or it might cost you.
Adventures of Poco Eco – Lost Sounds: Experience Music and Animation Art in an Indie Game
This game made it into our list because of its stunning sounds and graphics designed to appeal to children of ages 9+. This game has a lot to do with imagination and you will experience that once you play this one. Similar in style of the extremely popular and our top favorite game Monument Valley. This one is perfect for children with a creative and artistic side. With a few levels and a moderately challenging gameplay, the real standouts of this game are the ethereal soundtracks and graphics. The game packs a ton of charm that won us over.
LEGO Harry Potter
There is a different version of this game for different age groups, LEGO Harry Potter is a rarity among games that were extremely popular movies or books because it is very well done and really entertaining. Some of you, who are Harry Potter fans like us might also enjoy this one because it let players join Hogwarts to become a wizard or a witch. A little more challenging than what we had expected, the game has an interesting gameplay, easy controls, cool graphics and sound effects. There is a LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 for the younger ones and LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 for older kids.