Games are great. Free games are even better! A landslide of free iPhone games for kids are available in the iTunes store and cover a wide range of topics. Whether you’re looking for an educational activity to keep the kids engaged during a long wait at Applebee’s, or the little ones are craving some mindless play on that drive to grandma’s house, there’s a free game available to fill the need!
As one of the top rated free kids games in the iTunes store, Ninja Chicken offers a surprising level of challenge! A series of tasks instruct players to place ninja chickens, which appear on a quick moving conveyer belt, in the appropriate battle zone. Animals other than Ninja Chickens also appear on the belt, requiring users to take appropriate action. I like that the app not only has adorable graphics, but requires players to really pay attention and follow directions.
Terribly simple and yet wildly entertaining, Snow Fighters is a virtual snow ball fight without ever having to bundle up and head outside. Two teams are formed in a large field of snow, while the player controls one team and moves players appropriately to hit members of the opposing team with a snowball and eliminate them from the fight. Easy use and a simple premise make this game appropriate for nearly any age range capable of using an iPhone device.
Pizza Maker Free
Pizza Maker is a mixture of a cooking and art app, that puts users in the position of a pizza chef at the local eatery. The free version of Pizza Maker gives users limited pizza options, however is still more than functional. Users begin by selecting a tablecloth background for their pizza, followed by a pan, crust shape, sauce, cheese and toppings. In order to create the perfect pie, cheeses and toppings can be applied multiple times and placed in the ideal location on the pizza. When the assembly is finished, the pizza pops in the oven and comes out crisped to perfection! A fun app for kids who love to help out in the kitchen!
Have you ever watched the television show Minute to Win It? Contestants try to complete challenges created with normal household items in under a minute for prizes in the TV show, and this app reminds me of it! Players simply use their finger to drag and unroll an entire roll of toilet paper as quickly as possible to move on to new levels. While there isn’t a ton of brain power required to play the game, it offers a good finger workout and intensity of a challenge!
My Coloring Book
For the little ones who like to color (and what kid doesn’t?!) My Coloring Book offers a free portable virtual coloring book. Multiple blank canvas outlines are available with a wide range of colors for users to choose from. Colors are easily filled in by selecting a color and sweeping a finger across the desired area. Kid friendly outlines and bright colors make this app a great download at no cost.
Giant Dump Truck Free
Boys (and girls!) get your Tonka trucks ready. Giant Dump Truck is a cool free app for any kid that loves toy machinery. Dotted with cool rock guitar riffs, the app requires users to lead a dump truck through progressively more difficult tracks. Players are able to control speed with a touch control, while tipping the device from side to side assists the dump truck in overcoming obstacles or pulling off cool aerial tricks!
Wooden Labyrinth 3D Free
Everybody has played those handheld games that players tip back and forth to coax a little ball through a maze and into a hole. Wooden Labyrinth is the iPhone version of those games! The ball is moved through the wooden maze by simply tipping the iPhone in the direction the player desires the ball to go. With crystal clear graphics and the ability to customize the level of difficulty, this app is a great challenge for kids and parents alike to test their patience.
Tic Tac Toe Free
You know, tic tac toe. The age old game that kids have played for decades on homework, scratch paper and the household bills comes to life on the iPhone with Tic Tac Toe Free. Players are given the option to play against the app of another player. What a great, easy way to keep kids entertained on car rides or a quick wait in the doctor’s office. And for free!
Scoops Ice Cream Fun For Everyone
Who doesn’t want to check out a virtual world where ice cream scoops fall from the sky? This app places players in an environment with a 100% chance of frozen dairy showers with an empty ice cream cone. By tipping the iPhone from side to side, players are able to move their ice cream cone to catch the falling ice cream scoops. The goal is to collect as many scoops as possible without your cone tipping over. With a little coordination, this game offers a fun challenge in a super cute, oh-so-sweet setting!
Bubble Popper Free
Does anybody know why popping bubble wrap is fun? No. But it is. Bubble Popper Free presents users with a screen full of fresh bubble wrap ready to be popped! To complete the level, players must touch each bubble and keep an eye out for trick bubbles that re-inflate and require a se
cond pop. A quick finger and keen eye are the key to advancing in this game and the real life popping sounds make this app all the more fun!