Truth: whether it’s toys from BRIO or the affable characters from Thomas & Friends, kids get a little loco(motive) over trains. When riding the wooden rails doesn’t to the trick, indulge tiny conductors with a growing assortment of train-themed interactive games. Flip through our album to discover a stupendous collection of train-tastic apps designed to entertain and delight junior engineers!

All Aboard the Dinosaur Train!

What happens when the preschool crowd’s two favorite obsessions—namely trains and dinosaurs—are paired together? You get All Aboard the Dinosaur Train!, a fun problem-solving app based on the popular PBS Kids show. Players must board dinosaurs of different proportions onto appropriately-sized train cars, then build tracks to ensure dino-passengers reach their destinations. Parents will appreciate how the app’s gameplay teaches little ones about spatial relationships, while kids will have fun playing all 60 puzzles. Players who successfully complete all levels can unlock a code for a special prize on pbskids.org.

Good for: Ages 3 through 6

$1.99 on iTunes

What’s your favorite train-themed app? Tell us in the Comments!

—Kipp Jarecke-Cheng