Plants by Tinybop


Unearth the secrets of the green kingdom! Explore interactive dioramas of the forest, desert, and grasslands. Dozens of species spring to life & new surprises arise with every adventure in this STEM-aligned digital sandbox.

“If all apps were like Tinybop’s, we wouldn’t worry so much about our kids staring at screens.” — WIRED

Plants is No. 2 in Tinybop’s Explorer’s Library series, designed for curious kids ages 4+ to dive deep into big ideas. The apps in this series have won Best of the App Store, App Store Editors’ Choice, Parents’ Choice, and Children’s Technology Review Editor’s Choice awards.


  • Explore interactive dioramas of the forest, desert, and grasslands.
  • Detailed illustrations show plants and animals in their natural habitats.
  • Algorithmic animations yield new surprises in every play.
  • Spin through days, nights, seasons, and years, to uncover each biome’s lifecycles over time.
  • Conduct the weather, ignite a wildfire, and burrow with barking critters.
  • See plant and animal life above and below ground.
  • Learn new vocabulary with labels in 50+ languages, including scientific names (select languages on your device or in the dashboard).
  • Identify species with removable and affixable labels.
  • Digital sandbox encourages open exploration and learning.
  • Create a dashboard to learn about new updates and apps, delete accounts, change languages, and support your kids’ experiences in all Tinybop apps.
  • Smart-device features, including the microphone and gravity sensor, are employed for immersive effects.
  • Original artwork and sound design.
  • No rules or levels—curiosity is rewarded.

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Compatible with iPhone 4, 4s, 5, 5s, 5c, 6, 6 Plus, iPod touch (5th generation), iPad 2, 3, mini, and Air. **This app is optimized for iPad 2 and iPhone 4s or higher. Requires iOS 7.0 or later.

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Plan Price Details
Plants by Tinybop $1.99 Paid mobile app.