Best Child Development Apps

Is your child’s development on track for his or her age? Now you can find out with our child development apps. These apps make it easy for parents to track, support, and celebrate their young child’s development. This baby development app lists gives parents tips to help their child learn and grow, a way to track developmental milestones, recognize delays, and the ability to share this information with their healthcare provider

Kids usually learn more when they’re enjoying themselves and over the years the concept of learning through play has become the norm. There are plenty of apps available with this purpose in mind and we’ve narrowed these down to our pick of 10 apps that will help with baby’s development from pregnancy to 4 years old.

The Wonder Weeks

Cost: $5.99

The OG baby tracker. This one keeps parents in the loop with a baby’s mental development, with all the leaps and bounds an infant goes through that can make for some challenging behaviour. There are an easy-to-follow calendar and plenty of advice on how to handle the leap.

It’s available on iOS here and Android here.

Baby Tracker – newborn log

Cost: Free

As well as helping parents keep track of feeds, poos and nap patterns, it has a Milestones section where you can write a journal entry and include a photo. The Health section stores all the details on immunisations, doctor visits and other important information. A user reported it has the extra function of being able to export all the data so you can keep it all even if the app isn’t available anymore.

Download it on iOS and Android.

Growth: baby and child charts

Cost: Free

This app lets you track the baby’s growth right up until they’re 20 years old. There’s a separate chart for parents of premature babies to track their progress too.

Download it here on iOS and here on Android.

Baby Connect

Cost: $7.99

Available on Android and iPhone, this great app tracks not only developmental milestones but feeds, changes, drop-offs/pickups, moods, photos and heaps more, too. It’s sort of like a homepage for your baby and is a great way to keep all your tot info in one application.

For iOS here and for Android here.

Sprout Baby

Cost: Free

This cute app tracks milestones and measurements for one or more kidlets. You can track feeding, medical details, immunisation, sleeping and more. It also features monthly developmental updates, to keep you informed about ages and stages. It’s super lovely to look at and you can store photos and all kinds of details about your child’s growth and progress.

Download for iOS here.

Glow

Cost: Free

This app gives users PDF summaries of your child’s stats and milestones as well as interactive growth charts. Plus, it’s a handy tracker for feeds, solid intake, poops, pees and everything in between.

You can participate in anonymous parenting polls about your baby’s milestones and growth, and it even has a “Is this normal?” feature to give carers peace of mind.

It’s available to download on iOs and Android.

Kinedu

Cost: Free

This one’s backed by experts at Stanford University, who have helped create more than 1600 video activities to help you track how your little one – all the way back from pregnancy to age four – is progressing.

There’s a personalised daily activity plan and the app provides results with percentiles for every skill so you can compare your child to others at their age. Available on iOS here and Android here

Hatch Baby

Cost: Free

There’s not much this app leaves out. It’ll track your baby’s growth and health data as well as with feedings, nappy changes and sleep and give you daily, weeks and monthly summary charts on all of it.

If you have the Hatch Baby Smart Changing Pad, it links up to automatically weigh your baby at every change so you know how much feeds and poops have changed it.

Take a photo every day and it’ll create a slideshow to share with invited family and friends.

Download it here for Android and iOS here.

Any of these 10 apps that will help your child develop as well as play, will help them with their fine motor skills, imagination, creativity, and learning. Happy playtime!

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