10 Fun Apps For Dads And Daughters To Enjoy Together

Wondering how to spend more quality time with your daughter? Check out these user-friendly apps that you and your daughter can use together to have fun and bond better

By Ashwin Dewan

10 Fun Apps For Dads And Daughters To Enjoy Together

Fathers have always shared a special bond with their daughters. Reading bedtime stories, sharing secrets, taking walks – these are just a few of the things fathers do together with their daughters. However, this relationship seems to have weakened over time. Like all children, girls have also discovered a new love that gets their undivided attention – the ubiquitous smartphone. Moreover, with the advent of apps such as WhatsApp, Instagram, Viber and Snapchat, they remain so engrossed that they have no time for their fathers.

So, what can you do in such a scenario? A great way to break this barrier created by the smartphone would be for you to understand new ways to use technology. This would help to stay involved in your daughter’s life and to navigate the ever-changing stages of parenting.

This article looks at 10 apps that are entertaining and that will strengthen the bond between the two of you.

1) Moment Garden

10 Fun Apps For Dads And Daughters To Enjoy Together


Use this app to share valuable milestones and memorable firsts with your daughter. Rewind to the moment when she started walking or to her first experience on a swing. This app also reduces the chance of losing your precious photos.

One excellent feature of this app is that with a single click, you can turn your child’s memories into a Moment Book, which is a beautiful printed photo book. You also get emails reminding you of moments that happened a year ago via Moment Memories.

Compatibility: Android and iOS

Suitable for daughters of age group: 3 years and above

2) Wunderlist

10 Fun Apps For Dads And Daughters To Enjoy Together

This German app will help both you and your daughter remember important events and mundane chores. It enables you to share to-do-lists and assign tasks from anywhere, and then set up reminders to be sent to your email or smartphone.

Wunderlist instantly syncs your phone, tablet and computer allowing you to access your lists from anywhere. This app is free to download and use.

Compatibility: Android and iOS

Suitable for daughters of age group: 3 years and above

3) Internet Slang Dictionary

10 Fun Apps For Dads And Daughters To Enjoy Together

When you were growing up, smartphones had not yet arrived. Today, when your daughter is well-versed in using the smartphone, there are terms related to phone messaging that you might not be familiar with. Terms such as IDK (I don’t know) and ROFL (Roll on the floor laughing) are some examples.

The Internet Slang Dictionary helps you stay up to date on the latest slang terms.

Compatibility: Android

Suitable for daughters of age group: 3 years and above

4) Audiobooks from Audible

10 Fun Apps For Dads And Daughters To Enjoy Together


Reading books is a great way for you and your daughter to bond but time can be a constraint. Audible lets you listen to high-quality audio books just about anywhere. With many categories such as fiction, learning, news and politics, podcasts and wellness to choose from, this app is a great way to drive away boredom.

Compatibility: Android and iOS

Suitable for daughters of age group: 12 years and above

5) Toontastic 3D

10 Fun Apps For Dads And Daughters To Enjoy Together

With Toontastic 3D, you and your daughter can draw and animate your own cartoons, and narrate your own stories. This fun app allows you to choose and design characters, move them around, add music, record and play it back for the entire family. You can also export videos to your photo library to share with family and friends.

Compatibility: Android

Suitable for daughters of age group: 3 years and above

6) Dubsmash

10 Fun Apps For Dads And Daughters To Enjoy Together

Are you and your daughter movie buffs? Have you harboured a secret desire of becoming an actor? Then, Dubsmash is the app for you. Lip-sync to movie dialogues and videos, add music and quotes to set your imagination free and have a great time.

Since many dubs involve multiple people, fathers and daughters can play this together.

Compatibility: Android and iOS

Suitable for daughters of age group: 12 years and above

7) Hulu Plus

10 Fun Apps For Dads And Daughters To Enjoy Together

Did your daughter grow up watching classic television? Does she love watching old episodes of sitcoms like the X-Files and The Wonder Years? Then, Hulu Plus is the app for you. Hulu’s huge library features current and past seasons from many popular shows that include Seinfeld, Fargo, South Park and Fear the Walking Dead.

Compatibility: Android and iOS

Suitable for daughters of age group: 12 years and above

8) Duolingo

10 Fun Apps For Dads And Daughters To Enjoy Together

Duolingo lets you learn languages such as Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Ukranian and many more for free.

Practise your speaking, reading, listening and writing skills, while playing a game. Over time, your vocabulary and grammar skills improve as you answer questions and complete lessons.

Compatibility: Android and iOS

Suitable for daughters of age group: 3 years and above

Know more about this wonderful app by going through the official site.

9) Plum’s Photo Hunt

10 Fun Apps For Dads And Daughters To Enjoy Together

This is an excellent app for fathers and daughters to have a great time. It requires children to go outdoors, take pictures of assigned topics and send the photos to Plum to be posted on the PBS Kids Plum Landing website.

The app instructs children to take parental permission before going outdoors. The father must find out the location based on the pictures.

Compatibility: iOS

Suitable for daughters of age group: 6 - 8 years

10) ChoreMonster

10 Fun Apps For Dads And Daughters To Enjoy Together

ChoreMonster makes your daughter love doing chores. How? This app is not only engaging but extremely rewarding as well. You can set up the app and choose the rewards your child will receive on completing the chores. Rewards can be anything – an hour of video games, an ice cream, new toys or a family camping trip. With these rewards, children feel motivated to do chores.

Compatibility: Android

Suitable for daughters of age group: 3 years and above

The common factor in all these apps is simple – that of fathers and daughters spending time together. Take time to sit down with your child and find out what her interests are. Gradually, you will realise that you and your daughter can do lots of fun activities together with these apps.

While apps are a great way for fathers and daughters to bond, they can be counter-productive if not handled in an appropriate manner. Children, especially teens, are often vulnerable in the world of Internet and smartphones. While we, as parents, may not want to be moral police force, we can do enough to quietly monitor our wards' smartphone activities. The following ClipBook lists some great apps to help you do just that.