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BFT - Bear Focus Timer

By Christy Matte, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Simple timer breaks tasks into chunks, doesn't distract.

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While many focus apps have the potential for distraction, this one is streamlined and simple, allowing kids to pay attention to their work rather than their timer. The simplicity of BFT - Bear Focus Timer is refreshing, without any gamification. It's cute, but it's just a timer. The addition of optional white noise is ideal for kids who need some sort of background noise to help with concentrate or tune out ambient sounds. The one flaw with the black and white design is that it can be difficult to see the play button as it blends in with the bear's fur. Families who are looking for ways to help kids stay on task will find BFT - Bear Focus Timer to be a solid option.

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