If you are a parent with a smartphone, then I am sure you already know this well. Kids love to play games on smartphones. There little fingers are the perfect size stylus for almost any game. These are truly the new digital pacifier of our generation. The attraction between kids and technology are sometimes a mixed blessing in our world. As a parent you want them to learn how to use it and feel comfortable with it, but at the same time do not want it to take all their attention. As is true of most things as a parent, it is a balancing act. Though if you need a little quiet time in the car or at an appointment, these can be a great temporary diversion. Based on some real world experience, here are five great apps for kids. Your kids should love them and they just might give you a couple minutes of well-deserved quiet time.
Angry Birds Seasons This is the grandfather of apps and still a hit with kids. The game has a great back story and the simple game play is easy for young kids to master. The game get progressively harder and the birds get more creative ways to get the pigs. This app fits with kids from age 5 to 18.
Fruit Ninja Free Fruit Ninja is a perfect game for kids that like to make a mess. The premise of the game includes fruit flying through the air and the player using their sword (finger) to slice the fruit. As the game progresses, the fruit goes faster and bombs are added to the fun.
Drag Racing Older kids will enjoy drag racing over 50 cars in the game. Drag Racing offer short course racing with attitude.