Traveling for the holidays? This year brings a new crop of fun apps that help keep your kids occupied while you travel to see family and friends. Here are five fun apps for kids:
Spellwood is set in a charming magical world where wizards use words to cast their spells in fun word battles. Friends and family can play together through Game Center or Facebook Connect with as many as 50 like-minded spelling wizards. Each new tower provides a new challenge, with magical spells to change letters, restore health, and change the size of the board playing area. With several difficulty levels and a variety of game-play modes, Spellwood is perfect for all ages. Available for $1.99 on the App Store and Google Play.
Angry Birds has started a bit of a franchise. Now you can even play AngryBirds Star Wars. No matter which Angry Birds game you play, the survival of the Angry Birds is at stake. Dish out revenge on the greedy pigs who stole their eggs. Use the unique powers of each bird to destroy the pigs’ defenses. Angry Birds features challenging physics-based gameplay and hours of replay value. Each level requires logic, skill and force to solve. Available for $4.99/0.99/free on the App Store and Google Play.
3. Fruit Ninja
Become the ultimate bringer of sweet, tasty destruction with every slash. Swipe up across the screen to deliciously slash fruit like a true ninja warrior. With three games modes in single player and worldwide leaderboards using Openfeint, the addictive gameplay will keep you coming back for even higher scores. Available for $2.99/$0.99/$1.26 on the App Store and Google Play.
SpinArt is based on one of our favorite childhood crafts! It’s fun & creative. Whether it’s waiting in line at the bank, at the dentist, or on a really boring date, you can always take a spin. Available for $1.99/$0.99/$0.99 on the App Store and Google Play.
Link letters left, right, up and down to build words to keep Lex the Bookworm sated and smiling. Bigger words return better bonuses. But watch out for burning letters — they could spell disaster! Available for $2.99 on the App Store.