Well, it’s the time of the season to be merry. Christmas is right around the corner and before you know it, you are into the grove, trying to juggle Christmas gift shopping, decorations and arranging everything for the party.

Somewhere in the milieu, do not forget to get some help from your iPhone or iPad because these guys can be totally helpful in some ways. From keeping your kids occupied to helping you manage your Christmas gift shopping, some of the best Christmas apps for iPhone and iPad this season can be your wingmen in your Christmas preparation.

Best Christmas 2013 Apps for iPhone & iPad

1. Santa Spy Cam

Santa Spy Cam iPhone App IconWe just stumbled on Santa Spy Cam and we’re yet to come out of the fascination. Clubbing augmented-reality with some spooky story-line, Santa Spy Cam is one helluva treat for kids. It ushers in the spirit of Christmas and all the elves working for Santa. Santa Spy Cam is an ingenious, smart, simple and an astounding Christmas app for the iPhone. Yes, sir, it’s a must-have.

Price: Free
Download Santa Spy Cam

2. Pili Pop Christmas

Pili Pop Christmas iPhone App IconPili Pop Christmas is one cool app to help your kids learn words and their correct pronunciation through Christmas-themed games. Dress up people, spot ingredients for a Christmas recipe, identify the colors etc.- all this helps your kid learn words, meanings and how to pronounce them correctly. Pili Pop Christmas is a part of a larger game but you can play the Christmas version for free.

Price: Free
Download Pili Pop Christmas

3. Where’s Santa?

Where's Santa iPhone App IconThere are tons of “Where’s Santa” apps on the App Store and picking one out of the lot is kind of tough. Nevertheless, this one is a cool game app for the iPhone and iPad. Where’s Santa not only tracks Santa’s location across the globe but also brings a bunch of other Christmas things like a slider puzzle, an advent calendar, a Reindeer Barn (description of each of Santa’s reindeers), a Christmas piano and more.

Price: Free
Download Where’s Santa

4. Santa’s Bag

Santa's Bag iPhone and iPad App IconSanta’s Bag is for you to manage your Christmas shopping budget. Create individual profiles for each kid, set gifts, budgets and track how far you are in your expenditures. Santa’s Bag is designed to help you track and manage gifts as well as the budget. There’s a ton of additional features but you have to try them out to experience how good the app is.

Price: Free
Download Santa’s Bag

5. Toca Hair Salon – Christmas Gift

Toca Hair Salon iPhone and iPad App IconThis Christmas-themed Hair Salon will be run by your kid. The features and the functionality run as an exciting and engaging list that will keep your kids entertained for quite a long time. Your kid can style Santa’s hair with touch-friendly gestures and tools.

Price: Free
Download Toca Hair Salon Christmas

6. Christmas Advent Calendar – 25 Free Apps

Christmas Advent Calendar iPhone and iPad App IconEvery year, this app opens one free app every day counting down till the day of Christmas. The Advent Calendar is an exciting way to countdown to Christmas with a cool app every day. As such, that’s about all the app does. But every year, it brings the excitement right into your lives if you are excited about discovering new apps themed for Christmas.

Price: Free
Download Christmas Advent Calendar

7. Christmas Music – 10,000 Free Christmas Songs

Christmas Music iPhone and iPad App IconReleased and updated last year, but nevertheless, Christmas Music is a timeless classic app with a ton of independent Christmas tunes and songs that should keep the music chiming for the festival season. All of the music is free and what’s really interesting is that you have multiple interpretations of same songs too.

Price: Free
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8. Christmas Carols Piano – Learn to Play Piano

Christmas Carols Piano iPhone and iPad App IconWant to learn a few melodies this Christmas and surprise your friends? Christmas Carols Piano is a fun learning app that teaches you a few of the Christmas songs (actually, over 55 melodies, 12 carols to start with). You can learn intuitively with the app guiding you through. The app is designed to be kid-friendly too so you can actually partner-up with your kid to learn the songs.

Price: Free
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9. The Impossible Test CHRISTMAS

The Impossible Test CHRISTMAS iPhone and iPad App IconThe Impossible Test is designed to test your wits – speed and accuracy matter. The Christmas version is riddled with interesting puzzles, 4 game modes, 7 ranks, 28 prizes and whatnot. It’s an amazing game for adults – but make sure you get to it after every thing is done. It’s kind of addictive.

Price: Free
Download The Impossible Test CHRISTMAS

10. Christmas Tale HD

Christmas Tale HD iPhone and iPad App IconVoted the best multimedia book for Christmas, Christmas Tale HD is a beautiful collection of an interactive, multmedia app, a wish-list and a decorator. Each page of the app tells a Christmas tale while your kid can also create a wish list and send it to Santa right from within the app. The app lets you decorate your very own Christmas tree and take a picture of it to share with others.

Price: Free
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