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Free iPad Apps From Mattel

With summer travel right around the corner, it’s time to think about ways to avoid the tears and sibling screaming matches that make long travel days feel even longer. With Mattel’s iPad apps for kids of all ages, keeping your kids entertained on a long trip is as easy as loading up your iPad with fun and interactive apps from Barbie, Hot Wheels, Monster High and Fisher-Price.

·         Barbie: If your child loves playing dress-up, check out the Barbie® Fashionistas® Endless Closet™ app. They can mix and match trendy looks on their favorite Fashionistas dolls and even create their own custom designs!

·         Hot Wheels: For an action-packed adventure, download the Apptivity™ Hot Wheels™ app that takes your kid on missions at the top secret Hot Wheels Test Facility and bash, crash, blast and drift to the finish line. You can also purchase an Apptivity Hot Wheels car to bring the racing experience to the next level by combining physical and digital play.

·         Monster High: If you have a freaky fabulous tween who can’t get enough of Monster High, download the Monster High™ Ghoul Box™ app to explore the lockers at Monster High. They can uncover their destiny with the Monster High ™ M.A.S.H., send encrypted messages to their friends with the Monster Messager ™, take photos down under with the Lagoona Cam ™ and more.

·         Fisher-Price: If you’re looking for a fun way to teach your little one their numbers, shapes and colors, download the Laugh & Learn™ Let’s Count Animals! For Baby app and Laugh & Learn™ Shapes & Colors Music Show for Baby app. Babies will learn through engaging animations, sounds and sing along songs!

Comments

Unknown said…
I'm going to have to get the Barbie one for munchkin girl on our road trip this summer! Thanks for the tip!
Mellissa said…
She will LOVE THAT! I have to see if daddy will add some to his phone ;)

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