Christmas can be an exciting but overwhelming time for many children. I have always found with my kids that it is important to prepare them in the run up to the festive period. Most children use Tablets and Ipads, as one form of recreational play, my own children included. So I have researched 10 Christmas Apps for Children that are fun but educational too. You will find the list contains links to the APP Store as I use an Iphone and my children use Ipads, however many of the Apps linked below are also available for Android.
Some of the APPs listed below are Free to use while others cost a minimal fee.
10 Christmas Apps for Children
1: Sleeps to Christmas 2
A Christmas Countdown with animated Characters and soundtrack of fun Christmas Songs.
The Reviews on this app are good too, averaging a 4.8 our of 5.
2. Amazing Santa: Christmas Games
There are 36 predefined mazes for you or your child to try and get through. You can collect Christmas artifacts and consume fruits as you make your way in the maze. There are 3 difficulties levels from easy to hard.
You can also create your own puzzle using the Game Maze Builder
3: 123 Kids Fun Christmas Tree (Free APP)
A super entertaining game for kids aged three and up. There are 6 trees to choose from and over 130 ornaments grouped into various categories. This is an ideal game to help with sequencing and color recognition.
4: Christmas Fun Singalong
A selection of Christmas Songs, and fun educational games and activities. It is rated the #1 Christmas App in the USA.
5: Christmas Pets Coloring
There are 72 animals in 5 exciting festive games. There is a coloring book, sticker book, memory match, peekaboo and a Simon Game all included in this fun festive app.
6: I Get ….. Christmas Social Skills Stories
i Get .. Christmas is an application providing a photo social skill story for individuals that need support in understanding the process of Christmas. Thirty pages with real picture images are used to illustrate the sequence of events. Each page can be individualized for the user by adding personal photos taking pictures with an Apple camera ready device, add text and audio. Typically developing young children participating in Christmas for the first time and individuals with developmental delays, such as PDD-NOS, autism and down syndrome will benefit from this interactive application.
7: I Get …. Christmas Vocabulary
A super APP for introducing new vocabulary, which will help with communication skills.
It is an application designed in a photo album format to support individuals learning about things relative to Christmas. The ability to individualize all the pages with your own photos, titles, subtitles and audio, allows the app to be used for a variety of purposes, including receptive identification and expressive labeling.
8: First Words Christmas
First Words Christmas has 40 beautifully illustrated christmas words and matching holiday sounds, from Bell to Toys, Cookies to Star, all of your favorite Christmas words to learn, in one place.
9: Christmas Piano with songs
Play along and sing along to Christmas carols on a real piano right on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch! Every song includes sing along lyrics that highlight in time with the music making caroling easier than ever!
10: A Charlie Brown Christmas
Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the whole Peanuts gang are trying to find out the true meaning of Christmas, the APP wants you to help them!
I hope you have found this Christmas App for Children List helpful and it has given you some ideas on what Christmas Apps your child may enjoy this year.
If you liked this post you may also enjoy my Printable Christmas Letter post.