Keeping the kids occupied while you go about your shopping or on road trips can be a challenge, an even bigger challenge if you want them to be learning at the same time. has come up with a list of cool iPhone apps for kids that are free or really cheap that they say will keep your kids productively occupied. What are they?

Since there are some 30+ recommendations we'll give you a starter list and you can go from there.

Pocket Frogs--(Free) Is your kid obsessed with amphibians? With this app, your child will be able to collect, trade and breed new frogs in customizable habitats. Can be played with other friends, and features more than 60 rewards to earn as they go along.

Cut the Rope--($.99)An ugly-cute monster named Om Nom has to solve puzzles, using special tools like pulleys and catapults, and catch stars in order to score candy. This is the game that will keep your kid occupied for a verrrry long time on that cross-country road trip.

Jelly Car 2--($.99) The original Jelly Car was a breakout hit among hip kids, so it stands to reason that Jelly Car 2 will give your kidlet just as much chitty-chitty-bang-bang for the buck.

Super Why! ($2.99) Already a super-fabulous PBS show for the preschool set, Super Why! takes your child's fave characters and delivers a bunch of gamelets where the alphabet, rhyming, spelling, writing and reading are all rolled out in fun ways.

American Museum of Natural History: Dinosaurs--(Free) The interface begins with an amazing mosaic of dino photos (more than 800) that make up an image of a T-Rex. Your child can tap on any one of those images to drill down to information on the creature featured.

Toddler Teasers: Shapes--(Free) Created by a real mom and dad searching for ways to occupy their own 2 year old, Toddler Teasers Shapes quizzes tots on the basics. Kids are told which shape to touch, and after four correct answers, they're rewarded with a virtual sticker.

Memory Match: Child Development Edition--($2.99) In this flash memory game there is no luck, just pure memorization. Kids get points for remembering where they last saw matching pictures or numbers, and can spend days practicing.

via 30+ best iPhone apps for kids - On the Road - Family Parenting -

There are more fun and educational apps for all age groups available so if keeping your kids occupied is a challenge check them out.


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