Keeping kids entertained with the iPhone or iTouch doesn’t have to be expensive! The best free kids games offer activities that are appropriate for little ones while keeping the cost of app downloads to a minimum. Based on the popularity of the apps listed below, and how much fun we have playing them, there’s nothing to lose by downloading these apps which are truly some of the best free kids games available for your iPhone!
Spongebob Marbles & Slides Lite
Spongebob characters are transformed to virtual marbles in this lite version of the full app. As levels progress, players must tilt their device and draw slides and chutes to safely direct the Spongebob marbles through a variety of risk situations. Kids who love the Spongebob television show will be quick to recognize many of the Bikini Bottom locations throughout this app, but be sure to disable in-app purchases if you want to avoid buying the full version.
Doodle Fit is a great brain teaser for kids of all ages…Including you big ones! Players are presented with an empty outline and a collection of shapes in different sizes. To complete each level, users must arrange the shapes to fill in the outline, with no pieces leftover. From third graders to mom and dad; just about everyone is sure to become addicted to this mind bender!
Kids can practice their multi-cultural wrestling skills with Sumo Fighter for the iPhone or iPod Touch. The game features super simple controls, consisting of left and right arrows, that players touch in a quick sequence to push their opponent out of the ring. Another cool feature is the story mode, allowing children to practice their reading skills while playing along.
Cupcake Maker Free
Children become the head chef at their very own bakery with Cupcake Maker. After baking a special flavor cake, users are given options to decorate the cake with a vast assortment of frostings, sprinkles and toppers. Much like an art project involving virtual cupcakes, the free version comes with plenty of decorating options. I recommend disabling in-app purchases to avoid accidental purchase of the additional decorating items available for purchase within the app.
Find the Ball
Although this game couldn’t be much more simple, it’s indescribably entertaining. The screen is occupied by three red cups and a white ping pong ball. Users must watch which cup the ball is slid under and then keep a keen eye out as the cups quickly shift from place to place. Once the movement has stopped, players simply touch the cup with the ball underneath of it to advance to the next level. It’s harder than you’d think!
By selecting different types of balls and setting the best projection, users try to “demolish” a structure built of blocks in this free kids iPhone game. With over 50 levels inside the game, this one is sure to keep kids occupied for awhile. As an added challenge, users have to collect at least 100 points by successfully demolishing blocks before they’re able to move on.
Tic Tac Toe Free
Who doesn’t know the classic game of tic-tac-toe? This free virtual version allows users to play against the game, or friends, making it an ideal entertainer for two children at once! Challenge your friends to block a line of three x’s or o’s and see who has better strategy. No paper or pencil required!
Panda’s Revenge puts players into the shoes, errr…paws, of a disgruntled panda bear who has been picked on by all of the other animals in the forest. Using a magical slingshot, players help the panda take revenge on his bullies by blasting them with items from the slingshot. To succeed, users must use strategy to clear a line of sight on the bullies to hit them with their slingshot.
Find and Touch Hidden Objects Games
This game reminds me of the “Where’s Waldo” children’s series. To begin, children are presented with a screen full of objects within a scene. Once the timer starts, users are challenged to find all of the objects specified within a list before time runs out. No matter how old your child is, Find and Touch will put their eyes and minds to work as they race to touch each item before the buzzer.
Scoops Ice Cream Fun For Everyone
Wildly simple and yet challenging, Scoops players are given an empty ice cream cone to fill with as many scoops as they can. To collect ice cream, users simply shift the iPhone or iPod Touch from side to side in an effort to scoot the cone around the screen and place it underneath ice cream scoops that are falling from the sky. Watch out, though! The ice cream is mixed with falling veggies. If players catch three veggies, they’re cone will be ruined. Nobody likes ice cream and onions!
Fish Food Frenzy Free
Fish Food Frenzy challenges users to take on the role of Sammy, a little fish who is living in a big pond. To grow larger and remain safe from bigger fish, Sammy must eat as many fish as he can that are smaller than he is. Fish are eaten by moving Sammy through the game by tilting the iPhone or iTouch in different directions to catch his food! As users eat more fish and special floating objects, such as sand dollars, they will get to watch Sammy grow until he becomes the big fish in the pond.