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10 Cool iPhone Apps for Kids

        Tech | Cell Phone Apps

"Pegs" is a digital adaptation of a real-world classic.
"Pegs" is a digital adaptation of a real-world classic. screenshot

If you've ever stopped off at a Cracker Barrel restaurant for a meal while traveling throughout the eastern United States, chances are you've played with that addicting triangular peg puzzle often found sitting on each table. You know, the one with all of those colored golf-tee looking pegs in it? It's perhaps one of the simplest games to play yet the hardest to put down. Thanks to the "Pegs" app by Samir, you can play it anywhere at any time.

Pull this application out for your children anytime you're looking for some quick fun. "Pegs" is similar to the wooden peg game in that you hop over a peg to remove it in attempt to leave just one peg remaining. What makes "Pegs" even better is you have more than one challenging configuration to work through. In fact, like many video games, you make your way through levels. You can play shapes ranging from a diamond to the classic pyramid. Once you defeat each level, you're all done. But the levels are challenging enough to keep children occupied for quite a while. It's free, so you have nothing to lose except disk space.

Cost: Free