December is here and Christmas will soon be on its way. A great way to get into the festive spirit is to equip your iOS devices with some ace Christmas apps. Of course, those of us that have children, don’t really need countdown apps to remind us that Santa will soon be on his way. However, we thought it would be fun to share a few popular apps that get us into the Christmas spirit.
Don’t be a humbug, here are the top 10 apps of the season!
Have a sing-along this Christmas with this selfie video app, record yourself and your friends singing along to the rhythmic songs, and create your very own Christmas videos with you singing along.
If you’re in charge of the baking this merry season, but stuck on how to decorate your cakes. Make them look more festive, with the app ‘101 Christmas Cake Ideas’. Inside, you’ll find a handy reference guide to dozens of templates, patterns and decorations to give them the Christmas feel. (Free)
Be part of the classic Charles Dickens’ holiday story and witness Ebenezer Scrooge’s life and transformation through steampunk-styled animation.
If you’re looking for an all-in-one app, then get Christmas! Packed with a countdown timer, advent calendar, gift list, Christmas jokes, songs, Christmas-themed wallpapers and games, this app has everything you need. (Free)
Get Tacky’s Christmas app, a digital book, for children. Find out how penguins, Tacky, Goodly, Lovely, Angel, Neatly and Perfect, celebration the holiday season and how it gets interrupted by penguin hunters!
Another digital storybook app, the classic poem is animated in a playful and funny tone, where you can choose from three professional narrations, or record your own voice as you read the poem aloud.
Meet Santa and his wife in his home in the North Pole this Christmas! Lend him a hand as he goes delivering gifts, hopes and happiness to children all over the world, and count down with his wife and fellow elves to Christmas. Don’t forget to make your own Christmas wish list! (Free)
Have fun cooking with your children this festive season! With these extremely easy recipes for children, the kids will surely get a new sense of cooking by preparing some simple dishes for a Christmas party. (Free)
Spot busy Santa running around to get things ready for the big day in this Christmas countdown app. This will be a fun one for the kids as they get an inside look of how busy Santa can really get during the Christmas period just to get their presents to them. (Free)
Find out where Santa is anywhere in the world and what he is doing. A marker pinpoints his location, bearing a message describing what Santa is doing and where. With every location, Santa drops an anagram. See if you can solve it, from ‘Slider Puzzle’ to ‘Santa’s Reindeer Barn’. This app is also great to teach your children about the different world continents! (Free)