Parents' Guide to

Flora - Focus Habit Tracker

By Keri Wilmot, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Stay on task, plant virtual or real trees as an incentive.

Flora - Focus Habit Tracker Poster Image

A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this app.

Community Reviews

There aren't any parent reviews yet. Be the first to review this title.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: Not yet rated
Kids say: Not yet rated

Learning to put down your device to improve productivity is a great goal, though this method for doing that has a few pitfalls. Sure, it can be hard to live in the moment, and taking time away from devices can be a struggle. Flora - Focus Habit Tracker can help by giving kids an incentive and making them accountable when they don't live up to their goals. It's also a fun way to collaborate with friends or family to, for example, eat together and talk to each other instead of focusing on a screen. On the downside, the option to include a price tag to a mistake may be excessive for kids, and it's very easy to accidentally assign a high amount. Planting trees and improving the environment might be a worthy reward for some, but not enough of an incentive for others. Having options to customize the rewards with other incentives, including ones that don't involve money, might make Flora - Focus Habit Tracker more effective for more kids.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
  • Subjects: Hobbies: gardening
  • Skills: Thinking & Reasoning: decision-making, Self-Direction: academic development, achieving goals, effort, goal-setting, identifying strengths and weaknesses, initiative, motivation, personal growth, self-assessment, self-reflection, set objectives, time management, work to achieve goals, working efficiently, Emotional Development: handling stress, persevering, self-awareness, Communication: friendship building, Collaboration: cooperation, group projects, meeting challenges together, teamwork, Responsibility & Ethics: fiscal responsibility, honoring the community, learning from consequences, making wise decisions
  • Pricing structure: Free (Optional in-app purchases range depending on user preference from $0 to $100+ to fund planting actual tress.)
  • Release date: September 29, 2019
  • Category: Productivity
  • Topics: High School
  • Publisher: AppFinca Inc.
  • Version: 2.5.19
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 11.0 or later
  • Last updated: May 20, 2020

Did we miss something on diversity?

Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate