17 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 17 Apps to Help Kids Stay Focused

BFT - Bear Focus Timer [node:content-type] Poster Image
Simple timer breaks tasks into chunks, doesn't distract.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
(2018)
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KazuTime [node:content-type] Poster Image
Puppies help kids master tasks, visualize time passing.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
(2016)
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Stop, Breathe & Think Kids: Focus, Calm & Sleep [node:content-type] Poster Image
Kids name emotions and go on great, mindful missions.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
(2017)
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Chore Pad [node:content-type] Poster Image
Productivity app lets families set own tasks and rewards.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
(2012)
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unGlue Kids [node:content-type] Poster Image
Limiting screen time second to learning healthy balance.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
(2017)
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Choiceworks Calendar [node:content-type] Poster Image
Empowering calendar tool helps alleviate anxiety.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
(2014)
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Focus Keeper Pro [node:content-type] Poster Image
Customizable timer helps kids stay focused on tasks longer.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
(2014)
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Purp To-Do List & Goal Tracker [node:content-type] 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 [node:content-type] 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 [node:content-type] Poster Image
Watch focus grow, have real-world impact with visual tool.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
(2016)
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Google Keep - Notes and lists [node:content-type] Poster Image
Record, save, and share info seamlessly with Google Drive.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Chromebook
(2015)
(2014)
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Streaks [node:content-type] Poster Image
Form or break habits, track progress daily with sleek tool.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
(2016)
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Flipd - Keep Focused [node:content-type] Poster Image
Fun tool for wellness, productivity, and tech-life balance.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
(2019)
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Habitica: Gamified Task Manager [node:content-type] 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 [node:content-type] Poster Image
Cute creature-hatching focus timer lacks fun incentives.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
(2018)
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iHomework 2 [node:content-type] 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 [node:content-type] Poster Image
Slick app needs full access to track device use, set limits.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2016)
(2016)
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