You are spending so much time at home with your baby due to the pandemic. Without mommy and me music classes, story time and infant swim lessons parents are looking for new ways to engage their little ones. Based on the latest infant cognitive development research, infantio, an iOS app & online streaming service designed to stimulate infants’ minds from the get-go, releases today in the App Store and at infant.io.

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Designed to stimulate infants’ minds from the get-go, this series of high-contrast animations capitalizes on the fact that babies are born with an innate expectation of how the physical world behaves, as well as the capacity to keep track of quantities and perform basic arithmetic. Simple puzzles, patterns, counting exercises, and mechanics demonstrations are designed to captivate the tiniest thinkers without overstimulating them.

The infantio app offers two modes, stimulate and soothe, and an included session timer to help parents track and manage screen time. infantio’s animations include age-appropriate patterns and puzzles as well as physics and math demonstrations.  An included session timer helps parents track and manage screen time, while a soothe mode pairs the animations with calming, classical music to help babies  and their parents unwind and relax.  

infantio is compatible with iPhones and iPads and is available now for free download in the App Store. The animations are also streaming on infantio.io.

—Jennifer Swartvagher

Featured photo: Jelleke Vanooteghem on Unsplash

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