Hundreds of new children's apps came out this year. Our mission was to zero in on the releases that cost nothing yet offer plenty of fun. After hours of testing, here are our favorite freebies. Have them ready before your next road trip!
Despicable Me: Minion Rush
Collect bananas and defeat villains for a chance to become Minion of the Year. Warning: addictive for adults too. 4 years+, for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Android
Perfect for car rides! Compete to see who can spot matching symbols first. 4 years+, for iPad and Android
Kung Fu Robot
With its vibrant graphics, this interactive comic book will wow the bigger kids. 8 years+, for iPad
Originally published in the November 2013 issue of Parents magazine.