Kiko’s Thinking Time trains memory, attention and key cognitive skills through adaptive games. Designed with Harvard and UC Berkeley neuroscientists, with support from the US Department of Education, it was created with one goal in mind – to help children succeed.

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Winner of 2014 & 2015 SBIR Award from the US Department of Education.
Best of 2014 Preschool Toolbox - Teachers with Apps
2014 Finalist for the Verizon's Powerful Answers Award

"A Lumosity for the preschool-plus set" - TechCrunch
"Every Pre-K classroom should have this app" - Teacher review
"5/5. Recommended for parents, teachers and clinicians alike" - Clinician review

“Children with stronger worker memory, inhibition and attentional skills have been found to make larger gains on tests of early math, language and literacy development” – Harvard University.

It’s important for children to develop their cognitive skills early in their lives. Kiko’s Thinking Time targets these skills through a variety of exercises.

Our games are designed from neuropsychological tasks that have shown promise in lab research. They are developed alongside Kiko Labs’ Scientific Advisory Board comprised of leading researchers in developmental neuroscience from Harvard and UC Berkeley.

Each game adapts to match the appropriate level of each child. This allows children to just pick up the app and play, and ensure that they are always challenged but not frustrated.

Our parents’ area offers a variety of tools & charts to view the progress of your child. See how your child is doing in 6 cognitive areas: Memory, Reasoning, Flexibility, Selective Attention, Spatial Ability and Inhibitory Control.

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What's New

Version 2.0.033

- fixed problem when parent portal was used while synchronizing data
- fixed sound issues in counting subsets

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5

105 Ratings

105 Ratings

Love this app


My son has a real problem focusing and remembering things but this app has really helped with that. He focuses so much more not just on the app but even away from it. He actually sits and plays with his toys in his room instead of throwing them everywhere and then running up and down the halls like a crazy person. Kikos has helped a lot and he loves it. He wakes up every morning and wants to play it. The games are helpful and fun and he can't wait to see what he gets in his fish tank as a reward. I also like the feature that let's you choose what you'd like to concentrate on-obviously I chose focus and memory, but there are others so that you can customize it to your child.

Lots of potential...keeps kids playing


My grand kids have been playing this game for a few weeks now. Nothing keeps their attention for long so glad they keep coming back to this game. I didn't know much about executive function but after reading a bit about it, i am happy to see someone is trying to help build kids build executive function. I would make a few suggestions:

1) the start is a little confusing. While it is nice to see what the science is, It is very confusing. Would have been nice to just get to the game

2) are there other things parents whorls do to build skills outside the app?

3) would be great to pick the activities rather than being forced to follow the path. Some activities are more fun than others

We like it enough so please take this as feedback for improvement.

Complete fan

Yoga mommy

I am so impressed with this fabulous app! My 3 children use it daily. Not only is it fun for little ones, but older as well. My kids are 4, 7, and 9. They love it! I had one glitch with getting my app started. I emailed the company and they got back to me within 24hrs. Super nice, totally accommodating and helpful. I am a happy customer.


Kiko Labs Inc.
140.2 MB
Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2015 Kiko Labs Inc
In-App Purchases
  1. Kiko's Thinking Time Unlimited - 1 month $7.99
  2. Kiko's Thinking Time Unlimited - 3 months $19.99
  3. Kiko's Thinking Time Unlimited - 1 year $49.99


  • Family Sharing

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

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