There are so many cool ways to celebrate the Holidays on your iPad. From holiday classics to delicious recipes, it’s all availible thanks to great app developers. Whether you are big on holidays, have children, are a child at heart, or just want to get extra holiday spirited, let these apps get you in the mood.
The Holidays are here! Let’s get your iPad ready to celebrate with these great apps! What are you waiting for, dive in…
It’s a cold wintery night and all I want to do is cozy up by the fireplace. Sometimes firing up the fireplace is just not possible, or even needed. HD Fireplace takes all of the anxiety out of starting your fireplace and puts one in HD on your iPad.
Simply fire up the app and you are good to go. You can also customize some settings to control the rate of flame and add in your own music.
What is the best way to show Santa you have been good and remind him of what you want? A letter of course! With this app you can create letter to send to Santa, just in time for the Holidays.
This app is great for parents to get just the right gift. Parents you can see the letters in the outbox that were “sent” to Santa and get the right gift. There are also coloring books in the app for kids!
Nothing puts you in the mood for Christmas like those great carols and songs that fill the air at this time. With this app, you will be able to pull up the most popular Christmas tunes and slip into the season right! Along with just the awesome tunes, it also has a few nice features.
There is a built-in YouTube player so you can supplement your carols with live performances. It also has a sleep alarm, loop mode, Airplay and remote support.
If you are one of those people who take all of these pictures of yourself, family, and friends, then put them to good use with Holiday Cards. You can create nice holiday cards to send via email, or you can go social and post to Twitter, Facebook, and other sites.
Let your brain go wild with the many combinations this app has to offer. It’s free, what great value!
Requires: iOS 4.2 or later
A Penguin Christmas is another app which you can load up and hand over to your children to keep them busy for hours. A Penguin Christmas is a colorful app full of fun for kids including exciting jigsaw puzzles.
A Penguin Christmas includes a timer, a guided mode for smaller kids, and cool holiday sounds!
Eenies at War is like clowns fighting in World War 2, it is silly! Yes it is silly, but it’s fun for kids and adults alike. You can trick out your avatars with different weapons to get an upper hand on you enemies.
It is worth noting, Eenies at War has won numerous awards, tricked out for the holiday season, and it’s free!
There is not much you need to say when you mention “A Charlie Brown Christmas”, it’s just a classic. You can read the classic story, play the piano, reflect on childhood, and listen to the original soundtrack!
A Charlie Brown Christmas is a classic and works like a charm. There is nothing more you could want!
It’s the time of year to break out and play classic Christmas tunes on your piano; but wait, you don’t know how to play. Well, Tap Tap Piano will solve that problem for you. You can learn to play and after you have mastered it, you can then record the track.
It is fun for all ages to mess around with and get in the Christmas spirit.
Requires: iOS 3.0 or later
If you are a holiday family or person, you will absolutely love the interactive games and painting you can do with this app. Many apps only let you choose between preset colors, not with this app. You can choose between an infinite number of different colors!
Also, you will get different brush sizes, shake to clear functionality, holiday coloring pages, and animated drawing.
Holiday Hotel is another great game to play to ring in the holiday season. The goal is to build a money making five star resort and use the money to put on the best secret santa party for the virtual pets in the game.
Please note, this game has in app purchases that use real money, please disable if you have kids and do not want a gigantic credit card bill.