10 Free Christmas iPhone/iPad Apps to Get You in a Festive Mood

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xmas   10 Free Christmas iPhone/iPad Apps to Get You in a Festive MoodIt’s hard to believe that it’s already December. But if the iTunes App Store is anything to go by, all the Christmas-themed apps can mean only one thing – the holidays are just around the corner. From games and stories for the little ones, to recipe and planning apps for the grown ups, there’s something for everyone, to ensure that this Christmas season is a tasty and fun-filled holiday.

To get you in a festive mood, here’s a list of 10 Christmas themed iPhone and iPad apps and games, available for download for free from the iTunes App Store.

Christmas!!

Christmas!! [iTunes link] is an iPhone-specific app with all sorts of goodies packed into one little app. With a Christmas countdown, an Advent Calendar filled with surprises that you can unlock each day, including iPhone wallpapers, jokes and a gift list. The app is the perfect companion to get you into the Christmas spirit as you count down the days to Christmas Eve.

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Christmas Tale

An interactive Christmas story for kids of all ages, Christmas Tale is available in both iPad [iTunes link] and iPhone versions [iTunes link]- although it really comes to life on the iPad screen. Have the story read to your kids, or have them read it themselves, while also discovering little gems hidden in the gorgeous pictures on each page of the story from a Christmas wish list to helping Santa get the presents under the tree.

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Amateur Surgeon Christmas Edition

It may not be entirely Christmasy but the developers behind Amateur Surgeon (the $2.99 iPhone game) have, strangely enough, put together a free Christmas edition [iTunes link] of their popular game. Rather than pull out shards of glass and nails from your patients (starting with an elf), how about Christmas lights, candy canes and crackers instead? You might never have imagined a Christmas take on the grizzly game, but they’ve somehow managed it, and are sharing the cheer for free.

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Christmas Sound Shelf Free

Want to get some Christmas sound effects going? The Christmas sound shelf [iTunes link] has a variety of sound effects that you can play against the background of either Jingle Bells or Silent night. From sleigh bells, to a crackling fire, kids will have fun creating all the sounds that come with Christmas. Unfortunately, recording or continuous playback are features that are sorely missing from the free app.

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Christmas Tree Maker

Decorating the Christmas tree is probably one of the main events for kids in any family. Why not let them practice with the iPhone/iPad app, Christmas Tree Maker [iTunes link] which lets them choose the tree, lights, and decorations. When they’re done, they can share the tree with their friends via email.

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Christmas Snow

ChristmasSnow [iTunes link] is another kid-friendly iPhone/iPad app perfect for holidays. Throw snowballs across the screen to uncover where the presents are hidden. The game is simple, and so is suitable for the much younger children in the family.

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Waitrose Christmas

From the UK supermarket chain comes an app, suitable for mum and dad – Waitrose Christmas [iTunes link]. Jampacked with Christmas recipes, tools, planners and gift guides, the app has left no stone unturned. Avoid any disasters in the kitchen this Christmas with their Turkey Timer and Canape Calculator.

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Fuzzle Christmas

Another developer to release a free version of their paid game, Candy Cane are offering Fuzzle Christmas [iTunes link] for free. The free version does have its limitations – not all levels are available – but if you want to keep your kids busy for a bit with the ornament themed game – it will do the trick. Align five ornaments next to each other to make them disappear, while making sure the board doesn’t fill up.

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Yummy Christmas

If you want to get your kids involved in Christmas cooking, try some of the easy, child-friendly recipes in the free iPad app, Yummy Christmas [iTunes link]. From pineapple christmas trees to ice cream santas, the recipes are easy and will be lots of fun for the children. A word of warning, you may want to mute the music after a while, as the one song playing over and over could easily grate on your nerves.

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Removem Christmas

Removem is yet another iPhone game offering a free Christmas edition [iTunes link], packed with Christmas music and pictures, from snowmen to Christmas tree to ornaments. Play the traditional removem game, removing balls from the screen of the same colour that are side by side. The aim of the game is to clear the screen, or at least get the highest score possible.

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What are your favourite Christmas iPhone/iPad apps? Let us know in the comments.

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jmb

Any Apps for Droid?

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Angela Alcorn

There’s a whole stack of them here: http://www.appbrain.com/search

Enjoy! :)

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Dotted

Fun List!
Thanks!

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Dotted

Fun List!
Thanks!

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Anonymous

You forgot Cut the Rope!

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timmyjohnboy

A buddy of mine did a write up on Christmas android apps: http://www.fivefreeapps.com/20

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Pico

Nice list, i like Xmas Spin http://tinyurl.com/32xxvel , a kind of christmas pyramid with sounds …

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Pico

Nice list, i like Xmas Spin http://tinyurl.com/32xxvel , a kind of christmas pyramid with sounds …

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EnsenaSoft

Santa‚Äôs Christmas Village (17-in-1) from EnsenaSoft has just been made available on the App Store! This exciting new version of the game, which previously was rated #1 ‚ÄúBest Santa Game‚ÄĚ by Apple iTunes in 2009, includes an incredible 17 entertaining and fun games that will get you into the Christmas spirit no matter what the time of year! Santa’s Christmas Village’s hand drawn computer painted graphics, original seasonal folk music, classic Christmas tunes (over 25 songs included!), and classic original games encourages your entire family to participate in the fun.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/santas-christmas-village/id329914940?mt=8

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EnsenaSoft

Santa√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Christmas Village (17-in-1) from EnsenaSoft has just been made available on the App Store! This exciting new version of the game, which previously was rated #1 √Ę‚ā¨ŇďBest Santa Game√Ę‚ā¨¬Ě by Apple iTunes in 2009, includes an incredible 17 entertaining and fun games that will get you into the Christmas spirit no matter what the time of year! Santa’s Christmas Village’s hand drawn computer painted graphics, original seasonal folk music, classic Christmas tunes (over 25 songs included!), and classic original games encourages your entire family to participate in the fun.

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app

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Nicola Zs

Punflay has released 3 new apps for Christmas- 12 days to Christmas, Jerricho the Elf and My Story Time! Gift it to the little ones at home! Happy holidays!

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Nicola Zs

Punflay has released 3 new apps for Christmas- 12 days to Christmas, Jerricho the Elf and My Story Time! Gift it to the little ones at home! Happy holidays!

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Tomas

Actually, recently I’ve found another way to speed up my poor PC, the software “tuneup360″. It√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs very easy to handle and of course very powerful, my friends and I all use it now, maybe you can have a try.

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Julie

There is a new christmas game: The curious game (christmas edition): you’ll love this game!
itunes.apple.com/us/app/curious-game-christmas-edition/id941087731?l=fr&ls=1&mt=8
Enjoy!

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