Now that summer vacation is here how do you plan on keeping the kids busy? For those heading out on a road trip, a flight, maybe a few days or weeks at a cottage kid-friendly entertainment could be an issue. This list of apps provides you with access to a variety of fun cartoons for the kids so that boredom never has a chance to creep in.
The best iPad apps for cartoon lovers
6 Jul 2015, by Cherry Mae Torrevillas
It's hard to keep track of what your kids are watching at all times so the KidsFlix Free app offers a worry-free solution for parents. The app contains more than 10,000 videos that offers 2,000 hours' worth of kid-friendly content. Everything within the app is safe for kids, there are no subscription fees, and it uses child-friendly controls so they can navigate on their own. There are literally hundreds of channels for them to check out. There are also parental controls here so you can set such things as a bed time, a time limit, WiFi only restriction, and more.
- This app is filled with kid-friendly content
- There are no subscription fees
- There are hundreds of channels
- There are plenty of parental controls
- Explore more than 2,000 hours’ worth of content
- The user interface is kid-friendly
Are you looking for kid-safe entertainment that offers variety and content that will be interesting to them? The Free Kids Movies Online app can offer that with a collection of animated short films. The app creators have done their best to find all the most interesting cartoons out there and they continue to do so on a regular basis so that the library grows. Because everything has been hand-picked you know the quality is there. There's no need for registration just browse through the offerings and download what you want. There is also no limit on the amount of views you can enjoy.
- Enjoy hand-picked animations from around the world
- The collection is always growing and expanding
- The content is kid-friendly
- There is no registration fee
- There is no limit on the amount of views
Kids could sit and watch cartoons all day if allowed, but most parents aren't okay with that. The Watch Popular Cartoons app gives parents the tools they need to keep track of what cartoons their kids have watched so that they can still watch the new episodes but not sit there watching reruns all day long. This is a tracking or catalog tool and has already been loaded with such popular shows as Sesame Street, Pocoyo, Bob the Builder, Curious George, Donald Duck, Mike the Night, and plenty more. Now what's great is that you are also able to access to cartoons right from within the app which is a huge time saver.
- Keep track of what your child has watched
- Find all the most popular cartoons here
- The app saves you time from having to seek out each of the shows
- The app is user-friendly and uncomplicated
The Cartoons for Kids app provides kids with a massive selection of movies and cartoons in Spanish that they can enjoy anytime they like. Parents or kids can navigate the app with ease as all the content has been divided up by subject so it's easy to find what they want. There are parental controls and parents can set up a playlist for the kids. There is hours' worth of content here and the videos have all been hand-picked based on their entertainment value. The app is constantly being updated which means new content is added on a regular basis.
- The app contains hours’ worth of content
- Content is updated on a regular basis
- Parents can put together a playlist
- The content is in Spanish
- There are additional parental controls
- The user interface is basic and simple
Kids can now enjoy their favorite shows and stars on the go with the WATCH Disney XD app. This one features access to full episodes of some of the most popular shows on the channel. There is even live TV available with the Disney XD subscription. Some shows allow you to watch them before they air on TV and there are exclusive clips and shorts available. Let's not forget that this one is filled with games that star all the Disney XD characters. This one is sure to be a popular app with the kids and will keep them busy for hours.
- Access full episodes of the top shows
- All their favorite Disney XD characters are here
- There is a wide variety of games
- Some shows can be viewed before they air on TV
- Some shows are available as live TV
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If you've got a young child then there's a good chance the Disney channel is on in your home on a regular basis. Well now kids can enjoy the content on the go with the WATCH Disney Channel app. Some of the features of this app include live TV, access to full episodes that can be viewed anytime, view video clips, music, and shorts, and view premieres and new episodes. Radio Disney will prove to be a big hit as well giving kids a wide selection of kid-friendly music and there are games to check out. This one feels like a complete entertainment offering in all senses.
- The app is loaded with kid-friendly content such as games, video clips, shows, and animated shorts
- View full episodes through the app
- The user interface is kid-friendly
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If your child loves watching cartoons why not give him/her the chance to create their own cartoons with the MomentCam – Customized Cartoons and GIFs app. This app gives kids the chance to see what they would look like as a cartoon character by using a picture of themselves and then transforming it into something fun and unique. Kids can add to the cartoon by selecting a background, adding accessories and features, and even emoticons with gestures. Their cartoon can be shared on WeChat, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook and if they like they can even make cartoons of other people such as family and friends.
- Kids can create their own caricatures of themselves, friends, and family
- Add accessories
- Pick a background
- There are emoticons with gestures
- The results can be shared by WeChat, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook