best kids games for Android
The smartphone platform in general is aimed at teenagers and adults who own their smartphones. However, the platform is quickly growing into a great place for kids with a selection of apps and games that cater to younger minds along with hardware specifically geared toward kids. In this roundup, we’ll take a look at some of the best Android kids games. It’s important to note that kids can be anywhere from three or four years old to twelve years old so this list may feature games that are too mature or difficult for younger kids or easy for older kids. Please use your best discretion.

angry birds best kids games for AndroidAngry Birds

[Price: Free with in app purchases]
Angry Birds is an old franchise, but it’s perfect for kids. The mechanics are simple to learn and the game features cartoon style graphics with cute animals which kids seem to like. On top of that, there are several games in the franchise and each game has hundreds of levels. That means there is a ton of stuff for your kids to do. Every game is completely free to play but we recommend you put a password on your Google Play account so your kids don’t accidentally drain your wallet with in-app purchases. Otherwise, it’s one of the better kids games out there.

doctor kids best kids games for AndroidBubadu

[Price: Varies]
Bubadu is a developer studio that has released a ton of kids games. They’re not all amazing, but a good number of them are worth checking out. The games don’t always have educational value but they are fun to play and include games about being a doctor, going to the supermarket, being a dentist, and about things like making cakes and building things. Each game has its own set of mechanics, but they’re never difficult to learn and the ideas presented should be pretty simple for most people. You can download most of the games for free and pay for the full version through in-app purchases if you like them.

cut the rope 2 android kids gamesCut the Rope series

[Price: Free with in app purchases]
The Cut the Rope franchise is another great series of kids games. It features a cute little monster that just wants to eat some candy and it’s your job to give it to him. Much like Angry Birds, it has simple mechanics, a fun little soundtrack, and multiple games in the series that contain hundreds of levels. Also, much like Angry Birds, there are in-app purchases so make sure your phone is password protected appropriately so your kids don’t accidentally take advantage. It’s also fun enough to play for adults!

duck duck moose best kids games for androidDuck Duck Moose, Inc

[Price: Free]
Duck Duck Moose is a developer studio that specializes in kids games. They have just over half a dozen games in total that will have your kids building trucks, playing bingo, learning math, and going on adventures. The games are geared toward younger kids which include more simple concepts, adorable animal characters, and the kinds of things they’ll be asked to do isn’t overly difficult. Your kid should be able to learn these games rather quickly. They are completely free to download and play which is another bonus.

endless alphabet Best kids games for AndroidEndless Alphabet

[Price: Free with in app purchases]
Endless Alphabet is an educational word game where your kids have to unjumble letters in order to figure out what the word is. When they’re finished, the word will pop into an animation to show them what the word means. The game comes with over 100 words to learn and it also doesn’t keep score or register failures so your child can go at its own pace. The free version lets you demo the game and the paid version gives you the whole experience. The developer has also made a handful of awesome kids games which you can check out by clicking here.

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explorium ocean for kids Best kids games for AndroidExplorium: Ocean For Kids

[Price: Free / $4.50]
Explorium: Ocean for Kids is one of the more excellent kids games that also teaches them about the ocean. They’ll play as two kids who have traveled to the depths to learn about it. The game comes with an built-in encyclopedia with more than 50 fun facts, the ability to customize your own experience, and there is a two-player mode where parents can play along as well. There is a free version or you can pay $4.50 for the full game. The developers have a similar game for space that costs the same as this one and you can find that by clicking here!

intellijoy Best kids games for AndroidIntellijoy games

[Price: Varies]
Intellijoy is a developer in the Google Play Store that specializes in kids games. There are simple titles like Connect the Dots and ABC Letters alongside more recreational stuff like Kids Painting and Preschool Puzzles. Most of their apps and games are well-regarded by parents and are great for younger kids. You can browse their entire library by clicking the button below. Another option is using their all-in-one app to buy all of their games for $21.99 (usually around $50 if you buy them separate) and have access to their entire library of apps and games forever. If you don’t want to pay, pretty much all games come with a free version.

Lego best kids games for androidLEGO games

[Price: Varies]
LEGO has a long, storied history of producing some really awesome kids games. They have a variety of titles, including games themed from comic books, Star Wars, and their own series of games called Nexo Knights. Most of the games are adventure games with varying mechanics, but almost every game is easy to learn and enjoyable to play. The vast majority of them are free, but some do require a purchase to buy the full game. They are family friendly and a great addition to your collection.

pbs kids best kids games for AndroidPBS Kids

[Price: Free]
PBS Kids is a developer studio that is owned and operated by, you guessed it, PBS. They have a variety of kids apps and kids games that cover everything from watching television programming oriented toward kids to time killing games that also teach. Their collection is fairly large and includes various adventure games featuring characters from the TV shows you can watch on PBS Kids Video. There is also an overarching game called PBS Kids Games that kind of combines a lot of these elements into their own game. Pretty much all of their stuff is completely free and worth a shot.

toca kitchen 2 best kids games for AndroidToca Boca

[Price: Varies]
Toca Boca is yet another developer studio that has produced a variety of decent kids games. Their big thing is putting you in scenarios where your kids can do things. They have games oriented toward cooking, taking vacations, going to school, going to the big city, and even doing hair. Most of the games have free and paid versions so you can pick and choose which ones you need. They can be a lot of fun and you have a ton of decent options here. To check out the entire collection, click the button below!

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Joe Hindy
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