Parker is a classic teddy bear that unlocks a whole new way to play.

When your child plays with this app and Parker together, they will experience the magic of caring and playing in augmented reality.

Cure a tummy bug, cool a fever, and see Parker’s heart and lungs come to life in augmented reality. Utilizing the real-world doctor tools that come with Parker, your child will play along in the app while engaging in hands-on, classic play.

Caring for Parker encourages empathy, promotes problem solving, and engages your child in a creative and imaginative experience.


Parker will give you different problems to solve each time you open the app
Real-world tools in your Parker kit activate new visuals and effects in the app - like magic!
Watch Parker’s Happiness Factor™ go up each time you cure an ailment, solve a problem, or complete a game, then use the magic camera to see how Parker’s happiness transforms the world around you with augmented reality effects [featuring ARKit].
Create your own artwork and decorate your own bandages to personalize playtime with Parker.

Parker the Bear is a STEAM toy, offering children a multidimensional way to learn and play.

Science: Teaches basic biology through in-app doctor play.
Technology: Develops Digital Literacy and explores the magic of Augmented Reality
Educational: Promotes critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Encourages empathy.
Arts: Create drawings, connect the dots and even design your own bandage
Math: Solve puzzles, play games.

Parker is for ages 3+

What’s New

Version 1.25

We've crushed some bugs and added some new features!

Ratings and Reviews

3.5 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

Bennyg0001 ,

UI is not easy for kids

I really want to love this! The concept is great! Almost all the buttons are on the very bottom of the screen, which causes the app switcher to kick in on iPhone Xr (and other X’s) making the app very frustrating. Apple specifically warns against placing buttons in that safe area because of the system gestures.

Developer Response ,

We're so sorry for any technical issues you are experiencing when trying to use Parker. We would love the chance to investigate this further for you. If you could, please reach out to our Member Experience team at We hope to hear from you soon!

S Neill ,

Toddler loves it

This is the kind of gift for a toddler I can get behind! My 3y/o received this for his bday from his grandma and I am so happy he did! It incorporates technology while still focusing on creativity and imaginative play. He loves playing "Dr. Bear" with the iPad but still takes Parker to bed with him every night to cuddle. It is really the best of both worlds! In the overload of gifts from both Christmas and his birthday (which was a lot!), this was and still is by far his favorite. Highly recommend!

Neima Reign ,

Would love to change rating if problems are solved

I purchased the bear in hopes to use it with patients in the hospital to explain and ease fear of medical procedures and tools. Before using the bear I was in love.

However when setting the bear up, I downloaded the app on both a Samsung device and an iPhone. When using the app on the Samsung device, I could hear the sound but I couldn’t get the letter to activate for some odd reason.

When using the iPhone I was able to set up everything on the bear to use properly. I was able to start playing games and see how the bear works, however but there was no sound.

I would love to figure out how to get the devices and bear to work properly instead of returning the bear.

As far as the games, they do began to get a bit repetitive after 5 mins. However but the bear and games are for children and not adult entertainment.

Developer Response ,

Thank you for bringing this to our attention! We are here to help. If you could, please reach out to our Member Experience team at We look forward to assisting you!


HomerLearning, Inc.
961.8 MB

Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


English, French, Japanese, Simplified Chinese

Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2014-2019 HomerLearning, Inc.


  • Family Sharing

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

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