16 Apps to Help Kids Stay Focused

So much of the time, our technology is a way to escape -- and get off-task. We catch ourselves checking our phones at work, and our kids check them during homework time. If Daniel Tiger is on, there's no getting a little kid out the door. But instead of distraction, we can use devices to work for us and help us get things done. Need help organizing your kid's chores? There's an app for that. Creating good habits? Got you covered. There's even an app to help you not use other apps! So check out these fantastic tools to help keep you focused.

Browse 16 Apps to Help Kids Stay Focused

BFT - Bear Focus Timer App Poster Image
Simple timer breaks tasks into chunks, doesn't distract.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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KazuTime App Poster Image
Puppies help kids master tasks, visualize time passing.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
(2016)
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ChoreMonster: make chores fun for kids! App Poster Image
Handy chore chart uses monstrous humor to motivate kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
(2014)
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Morning Kids App Poster Image
Fun, incentive-driven tool for morning routines.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
(2014)
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Chore Pad App Poster Image
Productivity app lets families set own tasks and rewards.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
(2012)
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unGlue Kids App Poster Image
Limiting screen time second to learning healthy balance.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
(2017)
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Choiceworks Calendar App Poster Image
Empowering calendar tool helps alleviate anxiety.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
(2014)
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Purp To-Do List & Goal Tracker App Poster Image
Simple goal-setting app helps kids learn accountability.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
(2017)
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Bear in Mind App: To Do list, reminder, tasks App Poster Image
Cool tool keeps kids on task via lists, alarms, VIP list.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
(2017)
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Forest: Stay focused, be present App Poster Image
Watch focus grow, have real-world impact with visual tool.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Windows Phone
(2016)
(2016)
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Google Keep App Poster Image
Record, save, and share info seamlessly with Google Drive.
Devices: Android, Chromebook
(2015)
(2014)
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Streaks App Poster Image
Form or break habits, track progress daily with sleek tool.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
(2016)
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Habitica: Gamified Task Manager App Poster Image
Better habits only a game away; has purchases, messages.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
(2015)
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Hatch - Stay Focused App Poster Image
Cute creature-hatching focus timer lacks fun incentives.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
(2018)
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iHomework 2 App Poster Image
Planner features ultra-detailed, flexible homework tracking.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac
(2016)
(2018)
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Moment - Screen Time Tracker App Poster Image
Slick app needs full access to track device use, set limits.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
(2016)
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