App-y Holidays: Best Apps for Kids and Moms - FamilyEducation

App-y Holidays: Best Apps for Kids and Moms

December 22,2011
Erin Dower

Who wants name-calling and hair-pulling in the backseat as you head over the river and through the woods to Grandmother's house for Christmas? Good old fashioned car games and sing-alongs are great, but these days, mobile apps might be even more of a lifesaver during your long holiday trek.

Let's take a look at some of the best ones out there:

If you're wary of letting your tot using apps at such a young age, or you don't want your older child to go overboard on screentime with his smartphone, check out our guide to smart and safe mobile app use for kids.

Shout out to the New York Times, which also just put out a list of cool kids' apps for your upcoming holiday trip.

Happy Holidays! Happy Travels!