Best iPad Apps for Children Age 9-12, Reviewed

Children at this age are at their 'childhood's end', as the next stage of development will take them into 'adulthood'.  It can be a time of challenges, though we find children of this age compassionate, filled with energy to engage in the world.   Freud himself theorised that children at this age become 'introspective' and begin developing 'social concerns' in these prepubescent years.   To us, this means 'give them the reins' and let them express themselves... in whatever form that takes.  With the BEST iPad Apps you can help them grow into clever and creative young adults! Our latest reviews are listed firsts, and go back in time from there.


The quickest and easiest photo enhancement & annotation tool for iPad


Keynote IS what presentation compilation should be. Intuitive, quick and easy & beautiful!


Well thought out and beautifully illustrated with excellent features - top class App! This App is excellent for young children.


This app caters for young children just learning to recognise coins right up to older children using it for more advanced counting. Learn to recognise and count foreign coins.(18 currencies are included.)


The BEST word processing App for iPad, hands down!


Not a long, long time ago... in an iPad quite close to home...Physics-based game that works on trajectory!


Noah 360 is of the highest quality, totally engaging, with a great message!


Great app for project work, home schooling and learning in general, 5 stars as I would expect from a great publisher like National Geographic!


Seriously awesome, making your own stop-motion movies is now possible!


Azkend 2 is even BETTER than the original!


You really need to keep your wits about you to manage your bee farm!


An interactive particle app that responds to your touch creating delightfuly colourful and visually stunning images.


Our Favourite Jack and the Beanstalk App. Fun, beautiful, re-engaging!!


Our number 1 choice for local Aussie weather!


Create fabulous photographic montages in seconds with this awesome iPad photo framing App!


Twin sisters with different powers! Excellent, fun and colourful platform game!


Tilt the iPad to dodge the red dots...sounds easy... BUT IS NOT!


Take control of docking the boats in this fun game of every increasing difficulty.


Rock and Roll or Orchestrate with this amazing music creation App by Apple!


Sculpt in 3D with this wonderfully designed and engaging iPad App!


Our all time favourite drawing app, this one has it all!


One of our favourite computer games NOW for iPad! Still great! Wahoo!!


Brilliant, beautiful digital trees, just how you want them, watch them grow!


An adventurous character quest, different and challenging!


Challenging arcade space game with explosive action fun.


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