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Using Kindle Fire HDX: 10 Great Apps for Kids

By Nancy C. Muir

Kids can use the Kindle Fire HDX tablet to have plenty of fun while learning at the same time. Just head to, which offers a lots of apps for kids, from the very young through teens. For younger kids, check out these great games from the Apps Store:

Preschool All-in-One Learning: Bubble School Adventure A to Z

Manufacturer: 22Learn, LLC

Price: Free

This fun game teaches younger kids to recognize a wide variety of everyday items including letters, numbers, shapes, colors, animals, and food.

Kids Puzzles Puzzingo: Learning Puzzles for Toddlers

Manufacturer: 77SPARX Studio, Inc.

Price: Free

This app offers colorful animated puzzles that have interactive elements. The music that plays is fun, and your kids will gain vocabulary as they play.

Super Why!

Manufacturer: PBS Kids

Price: $2.99

This app helps improve users’ literacy by building reading skills using interactive games. And this app is optimized for Kindle Fire devices.

Cars, Trucks, and Community Vehicles

Manufacturer: Pixel Envision

Price: Free

With puzzles tailored for those ranging from 1 to 6 years old, this game is great for those who like to play with cartoon vehicles from cars to construction vehicles.

The Electric Company Party Game: Lost on Prankster Planet

Manufacturer: PBS Kids

Price: Free

Kids get physical challenges as well as brainstorming and math challenges in this fun-to-play game in which they have to rescue two kids lost on a far-off planet.

Picasso Kids Paint Magic

Manufacturer: DPS World

Price: Free

To encourage the artist in your child, get this free game that offers a variety of Magic Paint tools, such as Rainbow paint, Glow paint, and Mystery Magic paint to get creative with.

Dolphins of the Caribbean: Adventure of the Pirate’s Treasure

Manufacturer: Tivola Publishing GmbH

Price: $2.99

This is a pirate-themed adventure game with 3-D animation. Your kids get to protect the dolphins while finding the pirates’ treasure.

Adventures in Outer Space Math

Manufacturer: Brain Counts

Price: $0.99

This is a great way to learn multiplication with a visual spin. Kids view and count planets and solar systems, and unlock various levels until they reach the final planet.

Teen Wolf Fan Front

Manufacturer: Fan Front

Price: Free

For fans of the Teen Wolf television series, this provides a fun social experience with fan chat along with the ability to interact with other fans and compete with others in Fan Battles.

Style Me Girl 3-D Fashion

Manufacturer: Frenzoo

Price: Free

If your teen or tween is into fashion, this app could be the one. Users act as a stylist to virtual models. They can choose from a variety of fashion styles, pose the model, and even take snapshots.