5 Fun Disney iPad Apps for Kids

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Having two little girls in this house, we’ve all become a little Disney obsessed, especially with the Princesses and Mickey Mouse. One minute my daughter is begging me to make her hair grow as long as Rapunzel’s and the next our toddler is running down the hall shouting “meeska mooska Mickey MOUSE!” … it’s a fun time for all of us. And now that we’ve jumped into the world if Apple iProducts, most recently the iPad 2, we’re enjoying a fun assortment of applications that I think are worth sharing.

Disney iPad 2 Apps


5 Fun Disney iPad Apps for Kids

Disney Princess Dress-up: My Sticker Book App

disney princess appDescription: Young girls will have a ball dressing up their favorite Disney Princesses in lovely gowns, regal hats, sparkly tiaras and so much more in this delightful sticker book app. The enchantment continues as they take their own photo and become part of the story!

Why we love it! – Girls naturally love playing dress up and with this app they can not only dress up their favorite princesses they can insert their own face into the body of a princess. My 3 year old daughter especially loves that she can pick and choose among many different outfits and accessories. I love that the controls are simple enough for even a toddler. Price: $1.99

Disney Toy Story Read Along App

toy story appDescription: A fully interactive reading experience packed with Games, Movie Clips, Coloring Pages, Sing-along Tunes, and Surprises on every page. Hear the story read aloud, record your own narration, or explore at your own pace.

Why we love it! – What’s not to love about Toy Story? Young children can listen to the story being read to them. Older children can read along with highlighted words, record their own voice reading the story and even play fun Toy Story themed games. It’s an app that is great for kids of all ages! Price: FREE (books 2 & 3 also available)

Disney FamilyFun Magazine App

disney familyfun appDescription: Share the FUN with the whole family with the new Disney FamilyFun magazine app – and for a very limited time, download the newest issue for absolutely free!

Why we love it! – If you love Disney FamilyFun magazine you’ll love the digital iPad edition even more as you can explore each page, save new and old issues in your library, access links within the articles and my personal favorite … get lots of great recipes and crafts for my kids. Price: FREE

Disney’s The Princess and the Frog Read Along App

princess frog appDescription: This fully interactive App includes games, movie clips, coloring pages and music to sing along! You can even record your own voice reading the story.

Why we love it! – Just like the print version, you get the wonderful story of The Princess and the Frog plus lots of fun extras like self recorded reading, highlighted text, and my children’s favorite feature .. character voices. It’s almost like watching the movie, minus the animation. Price: $3.99 (on sale)

Disney Finding Nemo My Puzzle Book App

finding nemo appDescription: Follow Nemo’s underwater adventure, solve jigsaw puzzles, and collect fish tank treasures along the way in this Finding Nemo Puzzle Book app!

Why we love it! - One of the most interactive digital books I’ve seen, this is perfect for toddlers. My 2 year old loves listening to the book while collecting artifacts for the fish tank at the end of the story. Between pages she can even complete small puzzles that are integrated into the story. Price: $0.99

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  1. says

    these are all awesome – thanks for posting. My 2 year old uses my iPad almost more than I do!

  2. says

    Please permit me to introduce you to a new children’s educational game for the iPad and iPhone:

    Counting Beads is a totally fun way for children to learn numbers and letters of the alphabet. The numbers (or letters) appear as colored beads that you connect by dragging each bead into its next higher numbered bead. As you connect the beads in numbered order, you create a chain that follows the lead bead as you drag. This teaches the numbers visually. You can also move the bead chain by holding the device face-up parallel to the floor and tilting it slightly to let gravity roll the leading bead downhill. Even older folks can have fun with this amusing simple game.

    A brief demo video of this app is available on UTube: