If you’ve got some young ones already counting the days till Halloween, these apps should help tide them over till the big day!
Dress Up Halloween (5/5 stars, currently FREE) – Simple Halloween dress-up. From Amazon:
In this Halloween Dress up game your child will prepare characters for a Halloween. Choose dress item by clicking on appropriated icon and drag the chosen item to the character. The aim of the Dress up games is mainly fun and entertainment, but there is also an educational element: there is a challenge for kids to learn about items, accessories, colors combination. This games also develops your kids imagination and creativity, and helps to develop motor skills.
A Pumpkin Maker (5/5 stars, currently priced at 99 cents and currently comes bundled with a $1 Amazon MP3 Store credit) – From Amazon:
Get in the Halloween Spirit with A Pumpkin Maker! Make your own spooky pumpkin creations and express your ghoulish side. Create endless Halloween scenes with 4 backgrounds, variety of pumpkin shapes, over 25 faces, stems, wigs, candy and spooky décor. All Treats no Tricks!
“Very fun Halloween maker game! Great for all ages!” “Cool art and like the spooky items!” “Slime button is awesome. I slimed my pumpkins.” “Way to go, a great Halloween app!”
Select a background and decorate with over 100 Halloween themed items like Frankenstein, Dracula candy teeth, ghosts, bats, skeletons, candy corn, lollipops, gummy worms and more.
Graveyard Hop! Holiday Edition (4.5/5 stars, currently FREE) – From Amazon:
Can you help the Friends hop their way through the cemetery? Tap each Halloween Friend to collect the candy treats. But don’t hit Grave Digger Scooty!
Join the Halloween Friends: Bill the Pumpkin, Charles, Kitty Blac, Al-Biteya, Frankie, Fred, Gretta, Moomie, and Ms. Pink in their first mobile game! Tap the flowers and zombie arms for bonus points, and collect as much candy as you can before time runs out!
Vlad’s Vampire Bats (5/5 stars, currently priced at $1.99 and currently comes bundled with a $1 Amazon MP3 Store credit) – From Amazon:
Vlad’s Vampire Bats is an enchanting interactive story for children. Vlad is a lonely vampire with a problem: he can’t help turning things into bats. Vlad longs for a vampire wife, and finally, one day, on a journey to Draco forest, he meets Vera, a bat-lover who accepts him for who he is.
As you read along, you can light candles with your finger, turn things into bats, discover Vlad’s castle, pick vampire flowers, and feed baby bats. Treat your kids to this magical adventure, and enjoy the animations over and over again.
Kids Preschool Puzzle Halloween (5/5 stars, currently priced at $1.99 and currently comes bundled with a $1 Amazon MP3 Store credit) – From Amazon:
Your child will love this simple, entertaining “edugame” for preschool-aged kids, and learn from it…Kids slide the puzzle pieces into place. Thrilled, they reveal one of over 30 Halloween images.
The Legend of Spookley The Square Pumpkin (4.5/5 stars, currently priced at $2.99) – From Amazon:
“One day in the pumpkin patch the strangest little pumpkin hatched. Spookley wasn’t like his friends—where they had curves, he had ends.”
So begins The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin. This delightful and inspiring book for your Android device combines the original text of author Joe Troiano and artwork of Susan Banta with features that entertain and promote reading.Square in a Round World
Spookley the square pumpkin was different. In a world where “the only good pumpkins are round pumpkins,” Spookley is shunned. Until one day during a terrible storm he gets the chance to make a difference. In The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin, a unique pumpkin delivers a special message of tolerance and self-acceptance that’s just right for Halloween or any day of the year.