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Top 7 drawing apps on Android for kids

Drawing as a form of art used to be limited to the idea of sketching on a paper or canvas using a pencil or any other medium. Thanks to the advancement of technology, though, we can now draw and sketch on mobile screens as well. Your kids can unleash the creativity in them, too, with an abundance of drawing apps available via the Google Play Store.

To cut to the chase, we’ve compiled a list of what we think are the best drawing apps for kids on Android. So if you feel like nurturing your kid’s artistic skills while they’re still young, be sure to read on and take a look at the apps below. Without so much ado, here they are.


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Draw Animals for Kids Free

If your inquisitive kid is fond of drawing animals, look no further than this lightweight yet fun drawing app on the Google Play Store. This application has been designed specifically for helping your kid develop their taste in wildlife and spot all the beautiful animals around them.

The app, which boasts a catalog of 40 animals, has an intuitive UI, helpful learning instructions that lead to a softer learning curve, and a reward-based progression system, guaranteeing hours of engaging sessions.

Download: Draw Animals for Kids Free from Google Play

Kids Doodle – Color & Draw

One of the most engaging coloring app for your kid is Kids doodle. This one has about 24 types of coloring brushes that allow your kids to draw their imagination with options such as neon, glow, fireworks, crayon, etc. The app is cool and quite different from conventional coloring apps that make it more interesting.

However, the app has a fair share of ads that can turn out to be annoying at times but overall it’s a decent pick for your kids.

Download: Kids Doodle – Color & Draw

123 Draw

Counting is never fun without drawing the numbers and adding colors to them. Thankfully, there’s a new app developed by Bini Bambini that immerses your kids in various ways of learning numbers and drawing animals. The app also includes the voice of a little child which serves to guide your kids as they learn numbers.

It has a counting game that helps children of all ages create and discover the creative way of visual art as well as learn mathematical counting in a fun way using colorful numbers.

Download: 123 Draw

ABC DRAW!

For parents looking for drawing apps that also includes alphabet games, the ABC DRAW! app might be a good option. Aside from teaching your child the alphabet in a fun way, the app also helps to develop your kid’s fine motor skills and his or her drawing prowess.

Additionally, the app also packs preschool games for kids aged 3 years as well as a unique combination of drawing games for toddlers and alphabet tracing for kids, so your children don’t just get to learn to draw objects but letters as well.

Download: ABC DRAW!

Coloring Book – Kids Paint

Drawing isn’t just about sketching lines and curves, it also involves the art of putting colors on your masterpiece. Thanks to the Coloring Book – Kids Paint app, your child can learn a few simple coloring techniques as well. The digital coloring book, available to download from Google Play, includes more than 130 funny drawings for coloring and scribbling with the use of educational content for children of all ages and gender. The app simulates the use of paints, tempera, and oils.

The app also includes a Decorate Mode, which allows your kids to add nice stickers and beautiful backgrounds to their artwork. Some of the app’s collections include animals, princesses, Halloween, toys, circus, and friendly monsters.

Download: Coloring Book

Drawing for Kids Learning Games for Toddlers age 3

BINI BAMBINI is one of the leading developers in the segment, and this app does no harm to its reputation. This Editors’ Choice app has been curated to help your kid master the three basic but invaluable skills — attention, memory, and thinking — and the results, we assure, are quite encouraging.

With 30 characters in its repertoire, the app makes sure your kids stay engaged for hours on end. It also has pre-writing assistance, parental control, and a colorful UI that makes your kid want to come back for more, every day.

Download: Drawing for Kids Learning Games for Toddlers age 3 from Google Play

Peppa Pig: Paintbox

For kids who are fond of the favorite cartoon character Peppa Pig, this drawing app is for them. Peppa Pig: Paintbox combines the typical tools for drawing with a few extra refinements that will delight kids as they test their creativity.

The app allows children to draw on a virtual canvas or paint colors to a background or a specific character. Peppa and George will show up every now and then to monitor your kid’s progress. After completing their work, kids will have the opportunity to showcase their masterpiece at Peppa’s virtual school.

Download: Peppa Pig


Sure, there are more apps out there that fits in this category. If you have suggestions, don’t hesitate to let us know in the comments below.