Christmas is a time for celebration, laughter, food, gifts … and children with too much time on their hands. If you want help keeping them busy for the big day, we've covered you.
We have rounded up some of the best apps for Christmas Android (some also available for iOS, where mentioned) to keep the kids entertained. These allow children to color, sing songs, and even talk to Santa.
1. Christmas Countdown
One of the most exciting parts of Christmas is the structure while counting down the days. The Christmas Countdown app is a great way to do this. It is well designed and shows a precise countdown against a backdrop of festive images that music plays. You can customize both image and music.
It also has an advent calendar that packs a new background everyday with festive jingles and tips. It's not quite chocolate, but still something fun for the kids to look forward to. Check out some great online advent calendars for more fun.
Download: Christmas Countdown 201
2. Christmas Coloring
A great way to help your kids relax during the holidays by letting them color pictures and this app is perfect for it. It has over 50 images, ranging from snowmen to Santa to Elves. It's a Magic section where an image reveals as you color, plus an area to draw everything you want.
The tools available include different brushes and buckles, along with festive stickers and text. Your children can let their artistic page become wild. The app automatically saves all drawings, and you can easily share them via WhatsApp, Email, and the like.
Download: Christmas colors (free)
3. Christmas Songs
It's not Christmas without a singalong. This app contains ten of the most popular festive songs, such as Silent Night, Jingle Bells and Deck the Halls. Simply tap the song you want to hear from the menu and it will play, accompanied by full vocal and funny photo.
Children can sing together thanks to the dynamic texts that appear. If they love the song, let a quick press put them as a ringtone. You may also want to check out some websites for free Christmas music.
Download: Christmas Songs (Free)
4. Christmas Card Animation
This simple yet effective app lets children send free animated Christmas cards to friends and family. It offers 18 different videos to choose from, all along with music and sound effects full of festive cheerups.
You can easily send the videos via any app on your device. This also helps you cut down on paper usage, which gives a new meaning to "Green Christmas". Check out decorations to make recycled materials for more environmentally friendly Christmas ideas.
Download: Christmas Cards Animation (Free, Premium Version Available)
5. Christmas Fun
This offers exactly what the name suggests: fun theme around Christmas. Children can choose from a variety of fun animations to watch, each with catchy carols and bright animations. Quick games come with each other, like clearing a snowblock or pressing gifts.
A camera mode lets the kids use fun overlay to take stupid pictures that place them in a winter scene or make them a snowman. The app's polish is commendable, so you may want to check out the premium version to see all the videos and use all filters.
Download: Christmas Fun for Android | iOS (free, premium version available)
6. Yasa Pets Christmas
Cats and Christmas are both amazing and this doll house app brings the two together. Children can rework lots of things in the cat's house, which has been decorated for Christmas.
They can hit socks to find surprises, change clothes, play music and more. There is a whole Yasa Pets series of apps across a variety of scenes so if they examine everything offered here, there are many more that keep them busy.
Download: Yasa Pets Christmas for Android | iOS (free)
7. Message from Santa!
You can use this app to amaze your kids. With that, the kids can get a personal video from Santa, write him for an instant answer, or call and receive calls. He even wants to name and age and convince them to stay on the fine list.
One of the best parts is to call Santa's voicemail and let the children tell him his wish list, find out what the full man is up to right now, or even hear the North Pole's current weather. Keep in mind, you must use this app with your youngsters, otherwise it will destroy the magic.
Download: Message from Santa! for Android | IOS (Free, Premium Version Available)
Get yourself a nice little Christmas
Hopefully, this selection of Christmas presents will fully entertain your kids. They should at least be enough to keep them out of your hair while packing, presenting or preparing turkey!
Do you want to greet your holiday to other parts of your life? Remember to check out our Christmas concert game betting tips and the best Christmas movies to watch Netflix
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