Kindergarten Teacher


Folder Full of Storytelling Apps

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I feel storytelling apps are one of the most powerful aspects of using the iPad. It allows for collaboration and creativity that I couldn’t really achieve before using the iPad. Here are my 22 favorite Storytelling Apps. The list is constantly changing but the majority of them stay the same.

Toontastic (post with example HERE)

Feltboard (post with example HERE and HERE)

Skitch …for labeling (post with examples HERE)

Sock Puppets (post with examples HERE)

Puppet Pals

StoryBuddy 2 (post with examples HERE)

My Story 

Educreations (post with examples HERE)


Explain Everything

Little Bird Tales (post with examples HERE, examples from web tool but app is similar)

Draw and Tell

Haiku Deck

Strip Designer


Book Creator



Story Dice

Superhero HD


What apps am I missing?

11 Responses to Folder Full of Storytelling Apps

  1. Linda says:

    Great list of apps! Can’t wait to check them out!

  2. Jason says:

    Missing Doodlecast for Kids and Doodlecast Pro.

  3. Macarena Rojas says:

    Great apps, I use many of them in my class. Kids have improved a lot in their orall skills. Maca from Chile

  4. StoryKit is a good one. Toontastic now has a Jr version that is easier for pre-school age kids.

  5. Lori says:

    Thank you so much for this list! I’ve used Sock Puppets, Puppet Pals and Draw and Tell quite a bit this year and I was looking for something new for the kids to explore. Thanks!

  6. Debbie says:

    Little Bird Tales is another great app or use it online on a computer. Thanks for sharing.

  7. Great list! I’m a huge fan of digital storytelling apps. You can address almost any education or therapeutic goals with them! Here are some others that I have on my Pinterest page…Apps/Programs for Digital Storytelling/Narrative Language Development –

    PhotoPuppet HD ($2.99) –

    Comics Head ($2.99) –

    iStopMotion for iPad ($9.99)

    Kid in Story ($9.99)

    Scribble My Story ($0.00 plus in-app purchase options)

    bookabi ($0.00 plus in-app purchase options)

    Super Duper StoryMaker FREE ($0.00)

    Comicorder ($0.99)

    PlayTime Theater ($2.99)

    Art Maker by ABC’s Play School ($0.99)

    Princess Fairy Tale Maker – by Duck Duck Moose ($1.99)

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