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Great Puzzle Game Apps
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Great Puzzle Game Apps

12/15/2016
With the right puzzle apps, kids can turn their puzzling prowess into smarts-building success.

Many of the apps on this list of puzzle games start easy and get progressively harder, thus stretching kids’ logical thinking skills. Others get kids to use math or visual acuity. With these apps, you can turn puzzle playing into brain training.
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Shape Gurus

1.99

Toddlers and preschoolers make objects come alive by combining geometric shapes.

Busy Shapes

2.99

This digital playground filled with geometric shapes and corresponding holes invites exploration by the toddler and preschooler set. It cleverly sets forth logical thinking challenges that get progressively harder.

Peg + Cat: The Tree Problem

2.99

Kids become cat-rescuing geniuses as they devise clever solutions to get Peg's pet Cat out of the top a tree.

Thinkrolls

2.99 - 3.99

18 animated balls with charming personalities roll through vertical mazes to create rollicking fun and teach logical thinking.

Thinkrolls 2

2.99 - 3.99

Kids roll 32 round, spunky characters through vertical mazes as they explore logical thinking and science.

I Spy Spooky Mansion for iPad

3.99

Solve hidden objects puzzles inside an eerie mansion!

Winky Think Logic Puzzles

2.99

Expand kids' minds with this set of fascinating logic puzzles filled with zing and zip!

Color Zen Kids

2.99

Kids solve eye-popping puzzles by paying attention to the layered colors of paintings of animals.

Leonardo's Cat

2.99

Fantastic contraption-puzzler employs the inventions of DaVinci and the voice of Sir Patrick Stewart!

Inventioneers

FREE

Kids tinker with everyday objects to create Rube Goldberg-like machines in this series of puzzles.

Odd Squad: Blob Chase

1.99

Odd Squad headquarters is suffering from a mini-blob invasion! Kids use math and logic to wrangle the balls of goo back into containers.

Odd Bot Out

3.99

Kids explore engineering principles by helping an adorable robot escape a recycling bin filled with intriguing contraptions and gizmos.

Joining Hands

2.99

This delightful set of puzzles involves placing adorable little creatures on honeycomb like grids so that they are all holding hands.

Blueprint 3D HD

0.99 - 1.99

This collection of over 300 levels presents the player with a mass of seemingly unconnected dots and lines to rotate until you start to see order out of the chaos.

TwoDots

FREE

Removing little colored dots from a grid is surprisingly satisfying in this well-done puzzler.

Monument Valley

1.99 - 3.99

A visually arresting puzzle game filled with landscapes that would have made M.C. Escher proud.

OverColor

2.99

Kids recreate images constructed by layering various geometric patterns on top of each other. While simple in concept, these puzzles are challenging to solve; but they remain fun because they provide kids with a workspace in which to experiment.

World of Goo HD

4.99

Kids can build wiggling Jello-like structures made up of google-eyed, gibberish-talking balls.

Water Bears

2.99

50 water pipes puzzles dripping with logic and spatial reasoning challenges.

Thinkrolls: Kings & Queens

3.99

Boisterous ball-like characters roll through magical castles to teach kids logic and science.