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Art Apps

Drawing involves creative thinking as they make choices about lines, colors and shapes. If you're looking for ways to involve your kids in something creative with a screen, check out these art apps. These apps allow kids to color pictures, play around with photos, express themselves in writing, and tinker and build with digital tools.

    FlipaClip is an app that replicates and improves upon traditional flipbook-style animation. Combining simple yet interesting drawing tools with frame control, it enables the production of impressive animations.

    Devices: Android , iPad

    Do your students know their pop art from their realism or their abstract from their surrealism? This app is designed to build and reinforce knowledge of the different art styles by quizzing its users on the subject.

    Devices: iPad

    Paul Klee might not be an artist that you have considered covering in the classroom. This superb app makes it clear that you should.

    Devices: iPad

    The Strip Designer application is an extensive app that allows users to create a comic style book using various templates and tools. This intuitive platform will make even the most novice of graphic artist’s design like a comic book whizz. The layout and graphics are completely customiza...

    Devices: iPad

    Useful app to help children learn to draw cartoons. The app contains seventy two different cartoon drawings, each of which is broken down into steps to make it easier to copy and follow the process.

    Devices: iPad

    A neat app that harnesses technology to try and teach drawing skills.

    Devices: Android

    Opera Maker is a unique app suitable for 9-11 years of age that inspires children to appreciate and create their own opera. The app can be used in conjunction with creative arts, music or creative writing based subjects. Students can create their own video operas by directing, choosing the sta...

    Devices: iPad

    Using a well- designed mix of virtual tuition and real world practice, Color Smart teaches children not just about the history of art but how to apply the different principles of painting to allow them to more effectively unleash their creativity.

    Devices: Android , iPad

    Tickles, Furnace and Ruby are three fun-filled characters with plenty to teach about art, its history and its techniques.  This app provides many informative videos to watch, activities to experiment with and lessons to put the knowledge into practise in the real world.

    Devices: Android , iPad

    Charting Art is a truly cross-curricular app that links together art, history and maths with even a little bit of science thrown in too.  Watch educational animations, take part in fact or fib quizzes and engage in the suggested activities for the real world.

    Devices: Android , iPad

    This is an app that asks children to complete a series of very simple tasks that will encourage logical thinking. The app receives an EAS Certification of 5 Stars and EAS Recommended Status.                              ...

    Devices: iPad

    The Anti-colouring Book app is a unique concept by Susan Striker that steps away from the traditional colouring book pages and encourages the child to use their imagination and critical thinking skills rather than colour in a pre-conceived drawing.

    Devices: iPad

    The more you know, the more you know!® BrainPOP® creates cross curricular animated, educational content that captivates students, supports teachers, and adds excitement to lessons. In primary and secondary classrooms, on mobile devices, and at home, BrainPOP’s award winni...

    Devices: iPad

    We were very impressed with this app. The illustrations are very beautiful and quirky. Children (and even adults) will be enthralled as they use the app. We can tell that a lot of care has been taken to create this app. The receives an EAS Certification of 5 Stars and EAS Recommended Status. &...

    Devices: iPad

    Start With Art By Madcap Logic, LLC is a great art educational tool that is curriculum based and offers high quality animated videos and learning activities through four lessons. The app features three fun characters – Furnace, Ruby and Tickles - that help children learn about the world ...

    Devices: Android , iPad

    Perfectly suited for younger children, the easy to use interface makes drawing fun and captivating. Fill out existing drawings with watercolors and crayons or start entirely new drawings with the pencil.

    Devices: iPad

    Like a personal art teacher, it will teach you how to draw cartoons, animals, nature, anime and other different images and create amazing pictures.

    Devices: Android , iPad

    Come and enjoy a royal treat with Princess Coloring Book; The perfect app for your little princess. Here you will find a captivating and interactive experience with 7 unique and magical games games. 

    Devices: iPad

    SketchBook for Everybody!

    At Autodesk, we believe creativity starts with an idea.

    Devices: Android , iPad

    Toontastic 3D is a powerful and engaging tool for digital storytelling and provides kids with a set of digital tools to create their own cartoons. It's visually appealing, has great in-app support and sharing features, and relies on self-created animation and narration to tell stories. Too...

    Devices: Android , iPad