Best iPad Apps for Children age 6 to 9 Reviewed

Best iPad Art and Creativity Apps for Children on iPad or iPad Mini

The iPad fits this age group almost as well as a full-scale multi-storey bouncy castle during a paint-ball fight.  In other words, they LOVE IT. They can paint, make music, direct movies and animated cartoons. They collage, montage, crosshatch and spray paint... they can run through mazes, sort through 'secret' puzzles and even memorize the entire periodic table... they even communicate with their relatives in a safe and secure way...  the iPad for this age group is a MUST. Here are the best iPad Apps for Children of this age. Our latest reviews are listed firsts, and go back in time from there.


Brilliant mystery 'Who did it?' game offering single and collaborative play! Up to four players can help to find the missing ring! Read more on the iTunes Store:

Well loved fast action child friendly Tower Defence game with upgrades, power ups, special agents and thousands of balloons for enemies!!! Read more on the iTunes Store:

Realistic counting puzzles to help your child with mental arithmetic and money confidence! Read more on the iTunes Store:

Simple app perfect for early readers with multiple choice answers to fully engage your child! Read more on the iTunes Store:

Create your own clothing designs, from 4 different garment types and hundreds of decoration possibilities! Read more on the iTunes Store:

Manage your own restaurant from seating the guests to delivering the washing up...it's a course in time and task management for children (and adults!) Read more on the iTunes Store:

Stop the mouse from getting away in this game of logic for children aged 5 and over! Read more on the iTunes Store:

Stephen Hawking's intuitive educational app explains the principles that control our universe and facilitates learning via experimentation. Read more on the iTunes Store:

Totally comprehensive Learn to Write app with excellent work records and statistics by child. Read more on the iTunes Store:

Design and decorate your own snowmen, trees and castles, great imaginative fun for small to older children and special needs. Read more on the iTunes Store:

Decorate Christmas Trees with baubles, lights, decorations and presents...fun and relaxing with a selection of Christmas music! Read more on the iTunes Store:

Excellent spelling and recognition app in 4 languages for reading aged children and upwards. Read more on the iTunes Store:

A beautiful, colourful, environmentally conscious games app created with crochet. Read more on the iTunes Store:

Fast Action Arcade style game for older kids and adults that's totally unique...control the giant space crab and stop the invaders! Read more on the iTunes Store:

Creative and fun filled platform game: the Number One 2D Building app we've found! Read more on the iTunes Store:

Fast action Aussie game where you need to control the cargo trains into the right stations...avoiding a crash! Read more on the iTunes Store:

Excellent mazes with beautifully drawn fairy tale themes for toddlers, younger children and special needs. Read more on the iTunes Store:

Educational and easy to use word puzzle app for children who are learning to read and spell. Read more on the iTunes Store:

Great pirate adventure story with games and activities to engage! Read more on the iTunes Store:

Gizmo the mouse lives on his own on the moon and is only interested in greed and selfishness until a visit to Earth teaches him the importance of friendship and sharing! Read more on the iTunes Store:

Beautifully illustrated app for making and decorating your own gingerbread house! Read more on the iTunes Store:

Excellent new way to play chess against a chess champion opponent who amends their skill level to match yours after each game. Read more on the iTunes Store:

Great space shooting arcade game that's fast action, high definition and a lot of furious fun for older kids (and adults!) Read more on the iTunes Store:

Unique animal jigsaw puzzles with colourful and vibrant illustrations that MOVE while you complete the puzzles! Read more on the iTunes Store:

Learn upper and lower case letters, phonics, and words by sight in this excellent educational app for learning to read and spell. Read more on the iTunes Store:

Kids Age 6 - 9

Kids this age are getting big.  They've mastered their fine motor skills, love runnning and jumping, and can work at things for longer periods of time.  They love challenges, puzzles, maths problems, mazes and word games.  They're sounding out words (if not reading full-on already!), and enjoying funny language.  They're so enthusiastic about just about everything and their capacity to learn is incredible.  With the most creative iPad Apps you child can expand their mind. With the best iPad games Apps they can challenge their brains, with the iPad reviews we hope to help you help them!  Enjoy your iPad and enjoy your child while they're young!

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