HiMama is the all-in-one childcare app you've been waiting for. Features daily sheets, attendance tracker, billing and more. Download now.

Go digital with the #1 rated childcare app! Complete your preschool daily reports, schedules, attendance, check-ins and meal planning in half the time. Send parents daily sheets, pictures, videos and invoices they will love. Easily align lesson planning and development observations with your curriculum or guidelines.

Download today and feel the freedom of being binder-less! Here is what one of our thousands of happy directors had to say about HiMama:

"HiMama has become a huge asset for our school! Parents love the photos, and daily reports. Teachers all agree that it is extremely easy to use and replaces piles of paperwork."
Best of all, HiMama is an all-in-one solution with every feature you need to run your center effectively.

• Daily reports - Fill out meals, snacks, sleep checks, toileting, activities and observations, medication and mood for individual children or multiple children at a time
• Flexible activity planning - Schedule activities and lessons on-the-fly or months in advance
• Attendance - Check-in children, record drop-off and pick-up times

• Photo and video observations - Tag real-time observations with images from the classroom
• Internal development reports - Follow a child’s development across developmental domains, skills and indicators
• Framework and curriculum alignment - Customized to fit your state or province’s early learning guidelines and compatible with Reggio-inspired, play-based, emergent, Montessori, and traditional programs

• App parent portal - Parents can view photos, videos, daily reports and schedules, update their child’s information, and message educators in their own private, secure account.
• Real-time photo sharing - Parents can receive timely updates throughout the day
• Email, text, and in-app communication - Send messages, alerts and reminders to individual parents or an entire room

• Attendance - Record absences and have oversight into check-in, check-out times
• Classroom reports - Ensure your preschool is running smoothly with attendance, sleep check, meal, toileting, and activity reports
• Parent and child information - Directors or parents can update contact, emergency, allergies and health information
• Menu planning - Input meal and snack schedule for parents to view and educators to use in daily reporting
• Enrollment management - View upcoming, current and graduated children, and schedule rotation

HiMama is secure, reliable and easy to use. All of the childcare center’s information is backed-up and synced, and can be accessed through any of our apps and our website.

We have a friendly customer support team that would be happy to answer your questions, which you can reach by phone (1-800-905-1876) or email (

What’s New

Version 4.0.7

Welcome to the new HiMama App Experience!

All the features you love about HiMama are still included, but we’ve modernized our app to bring you a better and easier user experience.

Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5
23.4K Ratings

23.4K Ratings

Kev & Kolt's Mom ,

Love this app!!!

I absolutely love that I can see what my boys are doing during their day at pre-school. By visualizing their lesson plan for the day, it gives me an opportunity to ask them specific questions about what they are learning. Their teacher posts the book they read that day or the projects they worked on. Previously, when I would ask them about what they did at school that day (at the prior day care), they would typically answer with “nothing 🤷🏻‍♀️". Even though I knew that wasn't true lol. Now I can ask them about their sunflower seed project or the butterfly painting that they did that day. The app also allows for the teachers to send messages to me and my husband directly (items we might need to bring in, upcoming events, etc). I was able to see pictures of them smiling and running around on the playground with new friends, which helped me to feel more comfortable when my boys (ages 2 1/2 & 5) switched schools. Overall I am very happy with this app!

Developer Response ,

Hi there, thank you so much for taking the time to leave us such an amazing review. We are thrilled that you're enjoying the app. Have a wonderful day! 😍

Center Director feedback ,

Major feature needed

I have communicated this to the developers:

The 4-5 other care apps I have used have a sleep timer feature. One button to hit when a child falls asleep and hit it again when they wake. No need to edit in a sleep start time. In group care it’s unlikely you will remember exactly when each infant or toddler fell asleep. Naps also coincide with staff breaks at centers, the person in the room isn’t always the same person for the duration of a child’s nap and wouldn’t know what to edit the start time to. Or when a nap ended, if, just before the next staff came in. With the other apps, different staff can start the timer and end the timer when they woke, tracking it wouldn’t be tied to the original observer knowing when a child fell asleep. It’s time consuming to have to write this stuff down just to communicate with each other about it. The whole point of the app is to not have to write down care notes, and naps are a big part of the infant and toddler care routines.

Also, you can’t seem to open any pdf attachments from smartphones.

Developer Response ,

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to write us this review. It's possible to open pdf files from the app or browser. Please, contact us at and we'll be more than happy to send you instructions on how to easily create sleep entries in our app! 😉

Dwight MH ,

Love keeping up with our granddaughter.

Having the ability to watch our granddaughter’s progress from afar is such a gift. We love receiving pics on the days she’s in day care. The app is appreciated, though it is a bit quirky for users beyond the parental version. There are times you get stuck on a pic and can’t seem to get back to the home page. Also it sometimes freezes when clicking on a pic and it isn’t smooth when using a phone trying to read others’ comments. Still the quirkiness is a minor thing relative to the overall value of seeing how our granddaughter is doing.

Developer Response ,

Thank you for the kind words, Dwight! We're sorry to hear you're experiencing such issues. Please, send us a quick note at and we're more than happy to investigate your feedback further and help you improve your experience with our app. 😊

App Privacy

The developer, Hi Mama Inc., 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:

  • Financial Info
  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

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


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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