Apps for travelling with kids


Travelling with kids can be fab but it can also be challenging. We’ve got four great apps that will help you when you’re on the road…

Barefoot World Atlas

mzl.vpzxmhnu.320x480-75Barefoot World Atlas is a magical interactive 3D globe that invites children to explore the regions and countries of the world, discovering hundreds of fascinating features and immersing themselves in the rich wonders of our planet. This is a multi-language, universal app for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. This is a great little app for those who are travelling to lots of different places/

iTunes (free)

Andriod (free)


Packing Pro

mzl.jkkjafko.320x480-75mzl.ematqgkn.320x480-75Eek! Packing can be the worst part of travel and this app is here to help! For less than the cost of a (*forgotten*) toothbrush or a pair of socks (and the time & hassle of replacing it on the road, or in the woods?), this iPhone/iPad app can be your very own personal packing assistant.

iTunes ($4.19)




mzl.dwvjzfet.480x480-75Games can be an absolute life saver if you are travelling with kids and everyone loves Monopoly! Here it is for your ipad!

iTunes ($9.99)

Android ($6.49)


Doodle Buddy

mzl.gvdthmec.320x480-75Doodle Buddy Gold is the most fun you can have with your finger! Finger paint with your favorite colors and drop in playful stamps.

iTunes (free)

Android (free)




We’d love to hear what apps you find indispensable when you’re travelling… feel free to add your favourite apps in the comments below.

Rochelle Gribble

Rochelle is mum to three gorgeous daughters. She wishes she had more time to garden and read the newspaper in peace!

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