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12 Good Art Apps for Elementary Students

June 7, 2017
For those of you asking about Art apps to use with young learner, below is a collection featuring some good titles to start with. These are apps curated from iTunes App Store specifically for elementary teachers. Students can use them to engage in wide variety of creative tasks that include drawing, doodling, sketching, painting, cartoon drawings and many more. We invite you to check them out and share with us your feedback. For more apps for elementary students, check out this section.

12 Good Art Apps for Elementary Students

1- Art Authority K-12 
‘A kid-friendly version of our #1 selling classic art app. The same enthralling, real-world art museum with works by 1500+ major western artists, from ancient times to today. Still nearly 100,000 paintings and sculptures. The same great features. But no worries about "age inappropriate" works. We've gone through the Art Authority collection and taken out access to nudity and other similar content. But we don't leave out the art world's most important works in these cases -- we display appropriate detailed views of the works instead.’

2- Sago Mini Doodlecast
‘Sago Mini Doodlecast is a unique drawing app that records your voice as you draw. Capture every stroke, word and giggle. Perfect for children ages 2-6. Play back your drawings and share them with friends and family.’

3- Paint My Cat 
‘Once you have created your cat, play with him in his virtual playroom. Stroke and tickle him, and dress him up with special accessories you can customize from his closet. Play through the game to unlock other rooms, with more content to come soon.’

4- Foldify
‘Draw, create, print and fold beautiful 3D figures with Foldify. You don't need drawing skills, Foldify has tons of free content to create amazing, high quality figures!’

5- Animate It
‘Now you can try making your own animations with the help of the world famous Aardman Animations animation studios, creators of Wallace & Gromit, Shaun the Sheep and of course Morph and his friends.’

6- Eye Paint Animals
‘EyePaint offers your child the opportunity to create amazing images alongside world-renowned artists, by completing their illustrations and making them their own.’

7- neu.KidsDraw
‘Express yourself with our unique cartoon drawing styles along with multiple colors, beautiful fill patterns, line widths and images.’

8- Tayasui Sketches
‘Sketches is the most realistic, versatile and user-friendly sketching app designed for a mobile device. This exhaustive artist's toolbox helps users create dazzling sketches, cheerful paintings and smashing illustrations on the go.’

9- Paper by FiftyThree
‘When inspiration happens, put it on Paper. Paper is the best way to capture and connect your notes, photos, and sketches. Create checklists, spotlight details in photos, and sketch diagrams with unbeatable speed and ease — Paper is like a wall of sticky notes for everything that inspires you.’

10- Kid Paint Express
‘Kid Paint Express is the perfect anytime Paint App for Kids of all Ages. Perfect for both painting fun and quick notes! The Brush tool swaps between Brush, Pencil or Ink Pen! Shape Icons swap between OutLine or Filled; Circle, Square, or Triangle! Tap the Clover to set drawing Color. The exciting Paint Bucket tool to fill spaces with Paint!’

11- Daydream Doodler
‘This app lets you create art with a distinct cartoon style, thanks to its unique drawing tools that include a Doodle Pen, a Gradient Doodle Pen, and a Puff Pen.’

12- Free Paint
‘Free Paint is an easy to use freehand drawing app for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. Choose from a variety of different backgrounds, drawing and painting tools, and colors. Use your imagination and create a masterpiece right on your device, and then save your work of art to your photo library so you can share it!’