Play your way to a calmer day

Family friendly relaxation, breathing exercise and activity app.

Chill Panda is a new type of app that allows children and adults to start to understand how their bodies respond to different feelings. To start learning about this you can use the app to take your heart rate, use a simple scale to rate your feelings, and then do some play based activities demonstrated to you by a panda avatar. It aims to enhance self-regulation of emotions by introducing ideas and skills that could help children and families understand the relationship between their feelings, body sensations and different activities.

How does it work?
Increased heart rate and feeling stressed are closely related. By reflecting on your actions and the effect they have on your heart rate you can begin to learn what helps you feel better.

The heart rate monitor app detects your pulse by using the camera on your phone or tablet. As your heart beats, the volume of the blood flowing through your finger tip changes. Chill Panda uses the camera on your mobile phone to capture your heart beats.


a) Follow Panda as he shows you how to put your finger on the camera of your phone
b) The light (the flash or torch) on your phone will come on, it is this light that allows us to measure your heart rate. You don't need to cover the light with you finger just the camera.
c) Wait and Panda will take your heart rate.

This is not a medical device. Heart rates are shown only for guidance. This app does not replace treatment, if you are concerned about anxiety or depression please see your General Practitioner (GP) or a medical professional.

Camara permission is needed for measuring heartrate and microphone permission is needed for one of the mini-games that requires you to blow into it.

What’s New

Version 3.11

Bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
151 Ratings

151 Ratings

miss zoey65 ,

I love this game ❤️

I have anixity and I get stressed easily, my mum who works with kids with mental health issues told me to get it, love it never will delete it

jymhymfmym ,

Chill panda

This game is good for those who have anxiety of some sort and are worried about something

dee1245dee ,

I love this app, simple and effective

Great as an introductory app for relaxation and mindfulness. The exercises are simple so easy to do with the app or on your own in the future. I like the sounds countdown to the end of exercises which allows you to concentrate on the exercise, ie breathing, relaxing with your eyes closed. Recommended if you’re getting back into or new to meditation, yoga (panga!) and mindfulness

App Privacy

The developer, Onteca, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Usage Data

Privacy practices may vary based on, for example, the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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