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Entertainment Apps

    Amaze Kids curates some of the best kid-friendly video content from YouTube to protect kids from unsuitable content.  It also lets parents set a timer so that children don't spend all of their time watching videos. Amaze Kids has settings to restrict content to three age bands between 2 and 11 years old and can be used with more than one child.  It is available on iOS and Android devices in a fully functional free version that has no in-app purchases.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    GoNoodle Kids is a large collection of videos that are safe content and encourage kids to get up and get moving. Since most GoNoodle content is only a few minutes in length, it’s easy to watch one or two and then move on to another activity without the dreaded battle that often comes with tearing your child away from something mid-episode. Helpful features make GoNoodle easy for parents to use at home without the guilt that’s often associated with screen time. It's accessible on a computer as an app and can be used with Apple TV. You can download the free GoNoodle app to play favorite kids videos from school or at home.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    DisneyNOW is an app to watch cartoons, shorts, music videos and more from your favorite Disney shows. Keep your pre-schooler entertained with Disney Junior shows, games & more by setting your profile to Disney Junior mode for a child-safe viewing experience. Check the app regularly to discover new videos with no login - only U.S. based. Internet connection required. The DisneyNOW App is the best of Disney TV from Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD. Users can watch full episodes and play games on mobile devices that can be enjoyed throughout the hospital or from the comfort of a patient’s room. Download the DisneyNOW app from Google Play Store or Apple App Store.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Instagram is the top photo- and video-sharing app, platform and network on the Internet. Users share images and video they create and follow other users’ accounts to see their photos and videos. Posts can be private, but many people have public accounts, meaning anyone can find, like, and follow them.   

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Snapchat is one of the most popular social media and messaging services.  Users create image-based snaps and combine them into a story that their followers can view.  It has free apps available for iOS and Android and most of its features are free to use although users can spend money to gain content. Is Snapchat safe for children?  Does Snapchat have any educational value for kids?  This Snapchat App review considers these questions.  Parents should be comfortable with the answers before they let their children sign up to the Snapchat apps.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    TikTok is a mobile app that allows users to create unique short videos that range from 15 seconds to 60 seconds. Users can add unique filters, stickers, and all kinds of fun video editing software options, so anyone can become a content creator.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Kidoz app is a simple, colorful, self-contained children's world that links kids to their favorite games and website, while offering parents the control and flexibility to ensure safe, happy browsing for a wide variety of ages. As kids grow, you can begin teaching them about how to surf the web safely, but until they're ready, this browser gives you some peace of mind that they won't stumble upon inappropriate content. Kidoz is available for download on iOS and Android devices. 

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    ChuChuTV is a kids video app designed to engage children through a series of upbeat songs and colorful animations. All their songs will have lots of cute and funny characters that will entertain kids all over the world. ChuChuTV Nursery Rhymes is for all new parents out there to improve their child development and parenting skills. ChuChu TV app allows the parents to download the nursery rhymes videos offline and watch them anywhere, anytime on any mobile device. This app provides a safe and kid-friendly viewing experience for kids of all ages. This nursery rhymes app supports six languages – English, US English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Tamil & Hindi. ChuChu TV app download is available for iOS (iPad and iPhone) and for Android devices. 

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Nickelodeon Play is a colourful app designed to keep kids be creative, engaged and also allows them to interact with various different functions and activities. Little ones can hang out with their favourite Nick characters such as Dora the Explorer, Shimmer and Shine and SpongeBob SquarePants on the app's various shows, videos and games. The Nickelodeon Play app is available to download on the App Store and on Google Play.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Disney+ is a media streaming app for iOS and Android devices. With a paid subscription, kids can search, download, and watch TV series and movies from Disney, Pixar, National Geographic, Marvel, Star Wars, and more. 

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Nickelodeon's SCREENS UP is a free companion app available on the App Store and Google Play, allows Nickelodeon fans to experience TV like never before through eye-popping Augmented Reality (AR) experiences that play in concert with Nickelodeon linear programming.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Facebook's Messenger app is primarily used for sending messages, but also includes a video chat option, making it a convenient choice for those who are on the social media platform all the time anyway. If the person you want to talk to is also a Facebook Messenger user, you can initiate a video or audio call with them through the app. And like on Facebook's main app and Instagram, you can also add a temporary photo or video to your Story on Facebook Messenger.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    YouTube is a free video sharing website that makes it easy to watch and share videos online. On YouTube it is also possible to upload your own video and make it visible for others. It has many educational YouTube channels to keep kids learning.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Kidoodle is a video streaming service designed for kids 12 and under. All shows are hand-picked and vetted by actual people to ensure that shows are age-appropriate and represents the very best in educational, entertaining, and inspiring stories. Kidoodle.TV has over 21,000 episodes of today’s most popular shows including PAW Patrol: Pup Tales, Talking Tom, LEGO City, Abdallah Smash, and is certified by the kidSAFE® Seal Program.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Cartoon HD is an entertaining application for the two main mobile operating systems in the world; Android and iOS. It is compatible with Windows platforms as well. This app is originally developed to entertain you with high definition quality movies and TV shows. Recently this app has become a global trend only because of its unique and impressive features. This is the only video streaming application in the world, which delivers HD quality sources even with a slow internet connection.

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    Cartoon Network App is a dedicated viewer for Cartoon Network shows. Kids can use the app to view clips, songs, and full episodes of more than 25 cartoon network shows, some of which have pretty iffy content. The Cartoon Network app is available on iOS and Android devices, as well as Amazon.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Popcornflix Kids is a free movie app that lets you watch free movies away from your computer. A few featured movies scroll across the main page, and you can browse through movies by genre. There's also an area of the app just for new arrivals, the most popular movies at Popcornflix Kids, and Popcornflix originals. You can also add movies to a queue to gather them in one place, even without logging into an account. Movie streaming through Popcornflix works on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android, Amazon Kindle, BlackBerry, Roku, Apple TV, Xbox, and Samsung TV.  

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Boomerang is a streaming service that offers a catalog of more than 5,000 cartoons, is officially live. Subscribers can pay $5 a month to stream classic and current cartoons, including your childhood favorites like Looney Tunes, Scooby-Doo, Bugs Bunny, Tom and Jerry, and more. Boomerang is available to US customers on desktop, Android, and iOS — support for streaming devices like the Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku, and Chromecast are upcoming.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Netflix is video is a video streaming subscription service. Netflix allows subscribers to watch television, movies, and other original content through their mobile devices. Netflix's library continues to increase as new content is loaded into the service. Netflix on mobile devices is one of the many ways subscribers can access Netflix.

    Devices: iPhone, iPad


    This Morning's app is the best way to keep up with the latest showbiz gossip, expert style and beauty tips, health advice, delicious recipes and exclusive backstage content on the go. Available for free, the app will bring fans closer to the programme and the stars, giving them access to special features videos and galleries. This Morning app is available to download for free today on Android and iOS devices.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    The PBS Kids Video app promises to extend PBS' mission to deliver curriculum-based entertainment across all platforms. The app also was designed so kids could stay current on various PBS children's shows. This is useful, since some of the programs have running storylines, and others have sequential educational components where seeing episodes in order is required.

    Devices: Android, iPhone, iPad


    Learn to Dance by learning the basic dance steps.

    Devices: Android