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    Default Best Apps for Kids on the Nexus 7

    I've noticed that a lot of people, like me, have gotten their Nexus 7 in part for their children. With the option for multiple user profiles, it works great for that. I was curious what apps you guys found that your kids liked best. Please note the age of your kid(s). Mine are 8 (boy) & 10 (girl) and their favorites are:

    Air Penguin - by FAR their favorite!
    Temple Run
    Fish Live
    Pet Shop
    Tap Zoo

    My son, in particular, likes
    Hangman Free (they both play this together)
    and he loves the Ironman Mk VII interactive graphic novel. Very cool.

    And Angry Birds Star Wars is always a favorite

    I'd love to find them some others that are fun and, preferably free. Also looking for those that aren't too heavy on ads and push notifications. Hopefully this thread will help some others with the same, too!
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    pocket minecraft
    where's my perry
    my guitar
    my piano
    my drums
    math practice flash cards
    chess free
    overdrive media console (for books from public library)
    relax and sleep
    Google skymap
    Google earth
    tangram time
    picasso draw paint doodle
    memory block (Simon for android)

    These are the ones my 8-year-old uses. I use kids place to lock the n7 up for our 3-year-old. there are several other apps I have just for her if anyone wants to see a list of those.
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    where's my water
    fruit ninja
    wheres my perry
    cut the rope
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    I got both of my daughters a Nexus 7 for Christmas. They don't share well so they both got one.

    The 9 yo has these
    Angry Birds
    Words with Friends
    Song Pop (I kick her **** at this one)
    Hangman
    Flow Free

    The 16yo has
    Flow Free
    Draw (Handwriting app for class, I'm so proud she's using it in school lol)
    Netflix
    Fruit Ninja
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    Got 2 nexus 7 for my 5 and 9 yr old.

    They like all the ones previously listed. One I didn't see that they love is "kids mode"

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    If they like Temple Run they'll also like Agent Dash. And Ski Safari is excellent, though not free.
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    Ski Safari, Angry Birds, Flow Free, Cut the Rope, Pudding Monsters, Hill Climb racing, rope escape, temple run, the where's my water / perry, fruit ninja. Now I do not have any kids, but my friend's daughter likes to play these games on my N7 and she is 8.
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    5 yr old son:
    Where's my water
    Where's my Perry
    Cogs
    Glow Tic Tac Toe
    Glow Hockey
    And his latest obsession: Cordy

    3 yr old daughter:
    Superwhy
    All the Dr. Panda games
    Cut the Rope

    They both like the Dr Seuss, and other animated kid's books.

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    Much the same of what everyone else saying.

    3 and 6 yr old girls. They also have a Nabi2 and most of these are compatible. Where only 1 likes or uses the game I've indicated it by their age, otherwise they both play the same thing.

    Where's My Water/Perry (and all the in app purchases).
    Angry Birds (their favorite and the only one I see them play anymore is Star Wars)
    Super Why
    Zookeeper DX
    Abduction/Doodle Jump (3)
    Cookies & Milk
    Kids Connect the Dots
    Cut the Rope
    Fruit Ninja
    Granny Smith
    Grabatron (3)
    Geico BroStache
    Jetpack Joyride (3)
    Kid Mode
    Math Training for Kids
    NBA Jam
    Pitfall (the new one, not the old Atari version)
    PoolBar (6)
    My First Puzzles
    Super Monkey Ball 2 (3)
    Sprinkle
    Word Search for Kids (6)
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    In Your Nexus 7 Check this one APP

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    Hi,

    I just published a children's book/app on Google Play that is beautifully illustrated. It's a self-reading book; that is, a child can tap a button, and it reads the text to them. The book is a collection of short stories about a little blind dachshund that will give children valuable information (in an entertaining way) about living with the challenges of life.

    It's called "Rufus, The Blind Dachshund".

    Here's a link to my website:

    The page has a link to the book/app on the Google Play Store, or you can search for it under "Apps" (at Google Play).

    Please check it out! Thanks, Mark

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