Essential CBeebies downloads for kids

Here are our top picks to download before you go...


CBeebies Playtime Island

Playtime Island is packed with fun, free games that you can pick and choose to suit your child's developmental stage. Kids can create their own personalised island, and play along with their favourite CBeebies friends wherever they are in the world.

Waffle the Wonder Dog Puppy Playtime is perfect for any pet-loving children who would love to look after their very own puppy! Give Waffle a bath, teach him some tricks and reward your happy doggy with some well deserved treats.

Twirlywoos Explore and Play is an exciting collection of mini games featuring the Twirlywoos and friends. It is specially designed to capture the attention of very young children with fun simple activities based in lots of exciting locations. Help the Twirlywoos water the flowers, visit the beach, and draw pictures with Peekaboo.

Peter Rabbit Hop to it is an action-packed adventure game! See if you can outrun Mr. Tod and Tommy Brock, all while jumping over obstacles and gathering lots of tasty food for Cotton-tail's party. With lots of different levels to choose from, this game is perfect for any Peter Rabbit superfans!

Download CBeebies Playtime Island app and choose your games via the Apple, Google Play and Amazon App stores.

Remember, if you don't use a mobile device, you can still play these games and more on the CBeebies website!


CBeebies Storytime

Long car journeys with young children can be hard work. Luckily, CBeebies Storytime can help. With over 60 interactive stories to choose from, brought to life with magical things to touch, swipe and play with, it’ll keep your little readers busy longer than the usual family sing-along! They can choose to read themselves, or to be read to, so it’s suitable for all ages and abilities.

Peter Rabbit fans can celebrate Pumpkin Day and have fun with Peter and his friends in Peter Rabbit and the Giant Pumpkin.

Your Topsy and Tim superfan will love Helping Dad. Read along with this fun story as the twins and their dad try their hand at some DIY. Kids can even join in and help solve the problems when things don’t quite go to plan!

Or have fun playing in the snow and enjoy a game of hide and seek with Mr Tumble in the Snow. Little ones will love trying to find Mr Tumble, and meeting lots of snowy friends along the way!

Download the CBeebies Storytime app and choose your stories before you go via the Apple, Google Play and Amazon App stores.


BBC iPlayer

Worried your little one will miss watching their favourite CBeebies shows? Well, fear no more! With the BBC iPlayer app you can download them before you go and watch them on-the-go wherever you are!

Whether they want to catch up with the Twirlywoos, or have a global adventure with the Go Jetters – you can dive straight into CBeebies in just a few taps.

Kids that love to learn (even on holiday) can brush up their number skills with the Numberblocks and practice phonics with Alphablocks.

And if your little ones are having trouble winding down at the end of a busy day or need a bit of help adusting to a different kind of holiday bedtime, try chilling out with Daydreams, a relaxing journey of gentle sounds and images available on iPlayer.

To download the BBC iPlayer app and choose some shows to download and save, visit the Apple, Google Play and Amazon App stores before you go.

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