iPad Apps for Parents & Older Children

Let's face it, the iPad is REALLY cool.  It's the way technology SHOULD be.  No more windows floating around the screen... just swipe to switch applications.  Want to do something NOW... download an App for it and a few moments later you're DOING IT. We knew the iPad was going to make a difference to our personal and professional lives, but as we continue to utilise the features and new apps for the iPad we are STILL finding ways to make our everyday tasks quicker, easier, more efficient.  


iPad Apps for Parents, by category

Note Taking Apps

Thanks to iPad, Note Taking is now a delight. Paper free notes that can be searched. Notes based on time...

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Entertainment Kids Apps

Entertain yourself or be entertained? These apps can help you BE entertained or join in the fun and MAKE entertainment!

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Latest iPad Apps for Parents & Older Children that we recommend...

Just like Grampa's but without the wooden box and metal ball!


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


Stephen Hawking's intuitive educational app explains the principles that control our universe and facilitates learning via experimentation.


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


Fast action Aussie game where you need to control the cargo trains into the right stations...avoiding a crash!


Excellent educational app all about the Australian Government, in fine detail with multimedia.


Designing made easy - Make posters, postcards, photographs with text in this easy to use, well designed app, it's the one you've been waiting for!


Excellent easy to use word game to find the synonym, the word that has a similar meaning, for adults and older children.


Hypnosis to aid relaxation and peaceful sleep that really works plus more tips on de-stressing and self hypnosis.


The best iPad Tower Defence game now has a part 2...challenging battles, heroes, upgrades, power ups, towers, enemies of all sorts...Frontiers has it all!


Excellent new way to play chess against a chess champion opponent who amends their skill level to match yours after each game.


Great space shooting arcade game that's fast action, high definition and a lot of furious fun for older kids (and adults!)


Excellent and hilariously funny word game. Laugh while learning about verbs, nouns, adjectives and creating silly stories!


Learn how to massage with this excellently designed, comprehensive app featuring both techniques and full routines.


Excellent educational game of creativity, engineering and skill that stretches the imagination!


Your personal, informative, interactive yoga class made easy and portable!


Everything you need to know about the human body at your fingertips...or should I say your distal phalanges.


This is a fantastic version of chess where the pieces are animated.


An excellent and simple to use version of checkers with hints, undo, demo and timer.


Easily convert every currency in the world, even offline!


World of Goo is a physics based puzzle game set in an imaginary world of goo balls.


Word solitaire, if you love Scrabble you will adore this game. It's clever, fun and challenging to the maximum.


Minecraft is one iPad Apps that makes using an iPad extraordinary.


Learn the periodic table with fun and engaging science App for children (and grown-ups)


The European Southern Observatory (ESO) presents 100 stunning images of our universe.


The European Southern Observatory presents 100 images from the Hubble Space Telescope.


Wikipanion is a free, must-have reference App for your iPad app library.


Engaging space-based fast action strategy game. Control your fleet and expand your empire across the reaches of space.


Visual and interactive catalogue of all known exoplanets (planets orbiting other stars)


An excellent educational App showing you HOW 9 common machines work...build it then see it working!


Puzzle like nothing we've ever played before. A peaceful mind puzzler.


Tweet with ease from almost anywhere on your iPad


Track your kids - a great App for Parents & Kids with their own devices.


Pinterest for iPad is a great way to delve into this new visual social network!


Out of all the Tower Defense games we've played, this one comes out on top!



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