6 Best iPad Coloring Apps for Kids

Iphonecoloring A fun childhood activity is to grab a good coloring book with a big box of crayons and go to town. These simple tools can provide hours of entertainment while feeding your child’s artistic needs. What do you do when these tools are not something that is readily available? The iPad is here to the rescue.

Developers have taken that glorious iPad screen and turned it into a virtual easel of creativity. No more crayon marks on the wall, or melted crayons in the dryer. Here are six of the best apps to let your children get the coloring fun on.

 ABC Color
Price: $1.99

ABC Color brings in the fun of coloring and blends it with a bit of alphabet learning. Your kids will color fun pictures like robots, insects, and asparagus to color with 24 colors of their choice. All these fun options while helping them learn the alphabet by associating letters with object.

Colorama Coloring Book Masks
Price: Free

Colorama Masks edition takes coloring to new grounds of entertainment for the kiddos. Instead of coloring in animals and fairies, the kids will color in masks. Just select a color and tap an area to fill in. The app does the rest. Once they complete their masterpiece, save it to the photo area so you can proudly display that artwork on your virtual photo frame.

 123 Color HD Talking Coloring Book for iPad
Price: $1.99

123 Color HD is quite possibly one of the best deals you can get for two bucks. Not only will the kids get to color in masterfully created artwork, but they can also learn geography, the alphabet, numbers, and voiceovers in four languages. This app comes packed with educational entertainment.

 3D Coloring Book for Kids
Price: $2.99

This app takes coloring books to the third dimension. Your kids choose from a wide range of items to color and then color all aspects of that image. Your kids may just drop coloring books and ask to color on your iPad thanks to this app.

 Color & Draw for Kids
Price: $1.99

Color & Draw for Kids brings in four apps to one place. This app provides 50 drawings from professional artists for your kids coloring pleasures. The app then adds in a sketching app for them to doodle on. Spruce that up with a photo decorating option. Rounding out the app is some voice over instructions. Talk about a lot of creativity in one place.


 ColorPlay Kids Animated Coloring Book
Price: $0.99

Finishing off the list is a coloring app that allows your kids to color in illustrations that then come to life. The animated colorings even provide some sounds and interactivity to bring life to their creations.


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