Tech with Kids' Best Picks Lists

The following recommended lists compile the Best of the Best.

In hopes of bubbling up the top tech products reviewed on this site, we have created recommended lists on a variety of topics. By combining similar products on the same topic or ones appropriate for the same age into a list, we hope to provide you more guidance on how to use tech with kids. We rate products on a five star scale by looking at the following factors: fun, education, ease of use, value, and technical. We give Best Picks Awards to those products that rate at least 4 stars and represent the best products for kids on a specific topic. With the Best Picks Lists, we are even more selective, showcasing only the top tech picks on this site.

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Great Puzzle Game Apps

With the right puzzle apps, kids can turn their puzzling prowess into smarts-building success.

Creativity Apps to Inspire Kids

Unleash your child's creativity and imagination with these inspiring apps.

Super City Building Games

Do your kids love building in Minecraft or constructing with LEGOs? If so, they will also enjoy this list of town building apps.

Best Apps for Toddlers

If you are thinking about introducing your toddler to a smartphone or tablet, download these apps first.

Pretend Doctoring Apps for Kids

Say "Ahhh!" Kids get to play doctor with these apps.

Best Multiplayer Apps for Kids

These apps allow kids to create shared experiences over playing apps.

Apps to Promote Logical Thinking

With these apps, your kids can practice logical and analytical thinking, memory skills, and planning ahead.

Top Train Apps for Kids

Here's the best apps for train-loving kids!

Apps That Let Kids Create Content

As the "Maker Movement" continues to gain momentum, kids are joining in. This rec list showcases apps that let kids create content either within the app or outside of it.

Digital Playset Apps

The following apps offer open-ended digital playsets, where kids manipulate objects to create their own stories.

Spooky Story Apps for Kids

This list of book apps is filled with fun, spooky-but-not-too-scary stories.

25 Terrific Back to School Apps for Kids

This recommended list pulls together 25 outstanding educational apps for kids.

Best of Sago Sago Apps

App developer Sago Sago is known for its highly entertaining, open-ended digital playgrounds.

Top Geography Apps Show Kids the World

Kids can travel the world by playing these outstanding geography apps.

Children's Library Apps

How to carry a library of kids' books on your device? With these apps!

Apps for Traveling Kids

Planning a road trip, vacation, or other travel with your kids? Download these apps before you leave.

Apps to Make Kids Laugh

The apps are this list can help bring out a smile, laugh, or giggle in your kids.

Best Nonfiction Book Apps for Kids

The book apps on this list impart real facts or events in an engaging manner.

Preschool Apps to Help Kids Build Routines

A list of apps that encourage preschoolers to willingly participate in their daily routines.

Photo Fun with Kids Apps

This recommended list of children's apps all use the camera feature of your device to create fun for kids.