Tech Tips Search
Best Crafting Apps for Kids (iOS & Android)
Want more ways to keep kids busy engaged at home? There are many apps available, for all ages, that are free or affordable.
- Scribble Press – For kids that love to draw, they’ll love this app! Allow your child to turn themselves into an illustrator (and author) all with a few clicks on a button. The app includes powerhouse features such as video and audio export, over 300 tools to inspire creativity, and 30 fill-in-the-blank story starters to move around writer’s block. The app costs $4.99 and includes various book templates (including a blank book).
- Artie’s Magic Pencil – Learn how to draw basic shapes with the help of Artie and his pencil. Within this adventures children will start stretching their artistic abilities from an early age. This interactive app teaches children how to combine basic, familiar shapes to create representations of everything in the world around them. The app costs $2.99. It’s designed for children from ages 2 to 6.
- PicMonkey Photo Editor Design – PicMonkey is free and will have your tweens editing and jazzing up photos in no time. Filters and all the latest effects are inside this easy-to-use app. There are options for creative cropping, expanding and stretching, stickers, and many other effects. The app is free to download and offers subscription options from $12.99 per month to $119.99 annually
- Weebly – Over 40 million people around the world have already created a website using Weebly. With Weebly Mobile you can create a website, blog or store directly from your iPhone or iPad. For youngsters who want to create and share, this is the perfect way to use an intuitive drag-and-drop builder designed specifically for touchscreen with beautiful themes and tools. The app is free to download and offers various in-app purchase options for professional subscriptions, domain registrations, and various other services.