Best iPad Art & Creativity Apps for Children

The importance of creativity in education can not be denied. Children who are able to express themselves creatively are among the most gifted students. Children are natural experimenters, and an iPad has proven to be a vital stimulus in our children's ongoing creative thinking and life long-education.  iPad makes art fun!  

iPad is the best thing that ever happened to Art Education. This list are Apps we RECOMMEND, not a compilation of ALL the Apps we've evaluated. These are only the best.

All Children's Creativity Apps

View ALL the creativity iPad apps we recommend from over 1,500 apps we've evaluated.

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Craft & Construction Apps

Crafts are an important part of every day at homeschool. iPad enhances creative and visual development.

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Drawing & Art Apps

Art enhances cross brain development. The ability to visualise ideas and translate that on to paper is an invaluable skill we all have.

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Music Apps

Children's Music Apps for iPad & iPad Mini are very important to a developing child. Sure, listening to music is great, but INTERACTING...

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Photography Apps

Having a multi function device has made many single function devices obsolete and has now taken over the role of 'camera' in our family.

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Sticker Book Apps

These are craft-type of iPad Apps which simulates sticking stuff onto paper - what you would probably already associate with sticker-arts and crafts.

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Video and Animation Apps

Who would've thought that making a movie, video, animation, or time lapse movie would be so easy!

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iPad Videos of Art & Creativity

"Pouhf" by our 2yr-old using Toontastic

"Pouhf" by our 2yr-old using Toontastic

This animation was made by our 2 year old girl, ALL BY HERSELF. We're amazed. Shows how Toontastic is self-starting!

101 Practical Ways to Use Your iPad - Part 2

101 Practical Ways to Use Your iPad - Part 2

Excellent examples of how to use your iPad for archival purposes... including cataloging your stamp collection, recipes and old photos!

40th Birthday Present - ScrapPad for iPad

40th Birthday Present - ScrapPad for iPad

ScrapPad App for iPad is a great way to create personalised, emotive, digital gifts for your loved ones.  iPad Mum makes a 40th Birthday collage for iPad Dad...

Cookie Doodle for iPad

Cookie Doodle for iPad

Great, fun app for little children. No matter how healthy you are cookies are always delicious! :)

iPad How-to: Fix Artwork using Adobe Ideas

iPad How-to: Fix Artwork using Adobe Ideas

Adobe Ideas can be used to touch up digital artwork.  A brief tutorial gives you an IDEA of what's possible and what's practical.

Making an Avatar using BuddyPoke

Making an Avatar using BuddyPoke

Buddy Poke allows you to make Avatars that you can send to others via eMail or Messages. Cute way to say hello! Video using iStopMotion and iMovie.

Pirates take the Gold

Pirates take the Gold

From 'Animals and Pirates' stop-motion movie... watch the animals scoop up their treasure... we love it... Using iStopmotion.

Rainbow Croc finds a Diamond

Rainbow Croc finds a Diamond

'Animals and Pirates': Rainbow Croc finds a diamond and takes to his secret rainbow lair...  iStopMotion App is fun!

Superheroes... Always Save The Day

Superheroes... Always Save The Day

iMovie is a must-have, in our opinion.  With iMovie on an iPad, movie making is easy and fun! Our 5 year old's first music video, "Superheroes, Always Save the Day"... made with the iMovie App


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