There's probably nothing as creative as drawing, sketching, painting. Kids who have the inclination to draw, to sketch and to paint must be encouraged as much as possible to continue. This is one of the coolest things about humans: our creativity.

With technology helping us be more creative in our life, you'll find dozens of great iPad drawing apps for kids. We tried to narrow down to five of the best drawing apps on the iPad (for kids). Check out and tell us about your favorites too:

Best iPad Drawing Apps for Kids

Best iPad Drawing Apps for Kids

#1. Drawing Desk

Drawing Desk iPad App Icon“Drawing Desk” has been designed to entertain all groups of people. It features four modes such as kids desk, sketch desk, double desk and photo desk. Kids desk allows kids to draw comfortably with stickers, stamps as well as several effects.

Sketch desk lets you draw using the creative brush, watercolor, pencil. Live brush and stroke effects enable you to enhance the quality of your photos. Thanks to 3D brushes, color pallets, and stamps, it makes doodling such as excellent experience.

Price: Free
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#2. Drawing App White

Drawing App White iPad App IconDrawing App White lets you draw, doodle and sketch a lot easily. With highly advanced tools such as 3D brushes, stamps, stickers, helps you create beautiful doodles. There are plenty of brush tools including pencil, pen let you sketch perfectly.

With options like redo, undo, redo, it allows you to draw with complete freedom. Using some frames, cropping tool, stamps, and stickers, you can make your favorite photos look awesome. Once you have created a fabulous doodle, share it with your friends via Facebook or Instagram and get a lot of likes and appreciation.

Price: Free
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#3. Kids Doodle

Kids Doodle makes doodling an absolute delight for little kids. With the support of 20 brushes such as rainbow, fireworks, neon, crayon brush, it provides more options and the needed convenience to draw elegantly. The brush size and color are automatically adjusted to make drawing more easy-going.

It features video mode to let parents check out how the kid created the doodle. Kids can easily import family photos to draw beautifully and bring their creativity to the fore. The built-in gallery stores all the drawing photos as well as draw procedure. Hence, you can start off from where you left.

Price: Free
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#4. Pigment

Pigment iPad App IconIf you are looking for a drawing app to bolster the creativity of your kids, Pigment would be a top notch option. Featuring artistic tools, it helps kids bring out their creativity. There are 11 coloring tools such as, airbrush, fade, bloom, watercolor, metallic brush which make drawing fun.

It supports both Apple Pencil and third-party stylus. As it automatically adjusts pressure, direction as well as, the size of stroke using Apple Pencil, your kid will love doodling. The huge artwork collection with more than 1400 demonstrations offer the needed guide about how to create awesome doodles.

Price: Free
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#5. Tayasui Sketches

Tayasui Sketches Pro iPad App IconTop quality tools are one of the main secrets of impressive drawing. Tayasui Sketches, with 20 highly user-friendly tools, is an ideal app to sketch adorable drawing. The watercolor wet brushes and brushes editor and color eyedropper give the decisive edge to drawing.

With the pressure stylus support, it makes your drawing a fabulous experience as you discover more innovative brushes while using Apple Pencil. It lets you organize your drawings in folders which you can personalize as per your need.

Price: $4.99
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#6. ArtRage

ArtRage iPad App IconWith ArtRage, the drawing would come naturally to you. Adorable simulation of real paint on iPad not just boosts user-experience but also augments the quality of the drawing. Endowed with a range of handy tools such as Google pen, glitter tube, flood fill, crayon, it enormously assists you in creating praiseworthy art. The preset support lets you save settings to use them later. There are tons of layers having photoshop standard blend mode, opacity as well as visibility controls to give your drawing the killer punch.

Price: $4.99
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#7. PixieDust

PixieDust iPad App IconPixieDust is the true genius of coloring apps. It's fun, and fun is a large part of using PixieDust. With magical themes and an assorted list of tools that go along with the themes, the app brings a new kind of an interface to drawing apps on the iPad. Basically, it removes the boring old look of drawing apps and replaces it with something actually attractive.

PixieDust starts from the very basics where your kid can just decorate an artwork to going advanced where he/she can touch up characters and even create new ones. Unfortunately, you'll have to shell out quite a bit to make the best use of PixieDust.

Price: $3.99
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#8. Drawing Pad

Drawing Pad iPad App IconDrawing Pad is one of the coolest drawing apps you could present your kid. On the iPad, Drawing Pad works like magic with simple but sufficient tools, an enormous array of coloring books and a really simple user interface that makes drawing fun and exciting. The app is designed to be good enough for kids as well as adults.

The kind of results that you can get from Drawing Pad is, on some levels, comparable to what you get from advanced, high-end professional apps like ProCreate or Adobe Ideas. The app features almost every kind of a tool that artists would need. And things like crayons and chalk make it a decent drawing app for kids too. It's definitely a one-stop to go from simple coloring lessons to advanced artistic expression.

Price: $1.99
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#9. Monster Coloring Book

Monster Coloring Book iPad App IconProbably the most fun coloring app ever for kids, the Monster Coloring Book comes with an almost inexhaustible list of monsters and patterns to pick from. About 175 monsters are waiting to be colored in unusual patterns. The thing about Monster Color Book app is that it's truly toddler-friendly, but at the same time, it offers some of the most sophisticated mix-n-match options for palette and patterns that you'd think it's for artists too.

Monster Coloring Book is a perfect app to expand the creativity of your kid through the iPad. It's a playground filled with many options that are just a tap away but is simple enough to keep the interest and attention of your kid focused on the coloring process. The app lets you save the photos to the camera roll, share them with friends and even print them directly to any AirPrint-enabled printer.

Price: $2.99
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#10. Drawing Box Free

Drawing Box Free is probably the best misleading art app on the store. The interface looks like it's a kids app (or even less), but it truly is an excellent drawing app both for kids and teenagers. The free version of this app has enough tools and enough room to let you create some really cool artwork on the iPad.

Top it up with a lot of stickers and pictures for coloring activity, you have a killer app that will keep your kid occupied and working on something creative. Drawing Box Free comes with an IAP for drawing lessons too. Worth it.

Price: Free
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Tha's all!

I know these drawing apps have impressed you. But, which one has got the maximum vote from you? Is any of your favorite drawing app not included in this list? Do let me know that in the comments.

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  • Paulina

    Drawing box looks great. My kids like 123 Kids Fun Coloring Book, it’s really cute and creative and the music is relaxing! There are many colours, brushes and patterns and blank pages too.
    Your kids will love it. It has full and free version.

  • elehealey

    The Monster Colouring Book sounds like a great app – I’ll have to download that one for my kids! They love creative apps and their favourite is Mister Maker – Let’s Make It. There are so many colours and patterns and papers and stickers to choose, plus you can import photos from the device camera and add stickers and funny faces on top (my kids like to do this with photos of dad!) It’s really enjoyable and I highly recommend it.