You can dive into the skeletal, muscular, nervous, circulatory, respiratory, digestive systems (and more!) as you learn and play with Tinybop!
Learn anatomy and biology in an interactive model of the human body — the heart beats, guts gurgle, lungs breathe, the skin feels, and eyes see.
*** Children’s Technology Review Editor’s Choice ***
*** KAPI Best App for Older Children ***
*** Parents Magazine Best App for Families ***
The Human Body is No. 1 in Tinybop’s Explorer’s Library. Each Explorer’s Library app lets kids explore the invisible and awesome wonders of STEM. Kids (and kids at heart!) ages 4+ develop foundational science literacy.
The Human Body has been downloaded more than 8 million times and has reached the #1 spot on the App Store’s education charts in 144 countries.
“The sound effects are both hilarious and compelling—the pulsing swoosh of the heart pumping is soothing, but the gassy squeaks coming from the digestive system are enough to send my kids into a fit of giggles.” — COOL MOM TECH
“What it all amounts to is a circuitous, engrossing tour through the human body—one that’s completely self-guided and unique to every user.” — WIRED
+ Explore eight interactive systems to learn human anatomy, including the skeletal, muscular, nervous, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, immune, and integumentary (skin) systems.
+ Discover detailed, interactive models of the heart, brain, eye, stomach, mouth, and much more.
+ Get the urogenital system as an in-app purchase.
+ Feed the body, make it run and breathe, assemble and pull apart a skeleton, see how the eye sees, watch sound vibrations travel through the ear canal, and more.
+ Learn new vocabulary with text labels in 50+ languages.
+ Create a dashboard to change languages, delete accounts, and support your kids’ learning.
+ Intuitive, safe, and kid-friendly design.
+ Multi-user system: each child can choose and name their own avatar.
+ Original artwork and sound design.
+ Fun for the whole family—play together, learn together.
+ No rules or levels—curiosity is rewarded.
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Ratings and Reviews
A Little Clumsy But Very Interesting
The apps controls are a bit clumsy, and it’s hard to view any system without interference from the side panel and there not being enough space to swipe the ‘switch’ all the way back and forth to change internal and external views.
I feel like you could fully enjoy this app with an iPad instead of a phone.
There’s just not enough space to explore everything without accidentally knocking over labels and things. It’s certainly better suited for kids than adults as it does not provide any readable content on each system or part- but if you’ve taken anatomy before (even just in high school) then it can be a nice reminder of our basic functions through basic observation.
It’s cute and entertaining but the clumsiness of the controls and the lack of info provided confuses me- it doesn’t provide explanation for things- it seems the goal is to learn by watching the simple mechanics of each system- which can be confusing at times and made me want to look up how exactly something worked. If you’re looking to spark curiosity in a child this is a great app- if you’re looking for an app to actually learn about the human body and it’s functions then I’d turn to the internet instead.
Developer Response ,
Hi & thank you so much for the review! We're sorry to hear that you were having trouble with the app's controls. We'd love to hear more about what you were experiencing so that we can improve the app. Please email us at email@example.com 🙌 We've also created a handbook to go along with the app that explains a lot of the interactions and their functions. You can find the handbook in the parent dashboard of the app or here: https://tinybop.com/assets/handbooks/the-human-body/Tinybop-EL1-Human-Body-Handbook-EN.pdf.
How to restore an in-app purchase?
I mean, I’m sorry if I sound dumb if you’re seeing the name of who is writing this, but, I have no clue how I did it the first time around.
Also, woah, the memories are kicking in. The memories like spilling my chocolate milk on my tablet and having the nervous system go nuts. The memories like having a dream about The Human Body By Tinybop brand gummies. The memories like having another dream about a sequel to it. It didn’t seem to offer anything interesting since when the dream ended, it was just me feeding the person. Also, yes, these are somehow real, I recall these because of just thinking about them.
Anyways, great app, and even though I’m slightly blinded by nostalgia, holy heck, I loved this app. Hopefully I get to see the app focused on animals do even better than this if I decide to download it.
SImple and cool
My son who is now 4 has loved this app for the past half year. We were learning about the human body and why he should eat healthy so that everything works well together. And this is exactly what he needed. It does not just give him the information in text or spoken form, he gets to take the lead in experimenting. He can feed the avatar too fast to where it starts getting gassy and he can feed it then try to run and see how eating too close to heavy exercise affects his digestion. He also saw how bad bacteria is fought by his white blood cells and he even made a craft and was excited by it. Thanks for such a simple but creative way to get kids exploring and learning on their own.!
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- Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
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- iPod touch
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- Age Rating
- 4+, Made for Ages 6–8
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- In-App Purchases
- The Urogenital System $0.99
- The Immune System $0.99
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.