FAQS

Frequently Asked Questions

What is LumiKids?

  • LumiKids is a collection of intuitive & adaptive play-based experiences for young children, rooted in scientific research. Parents are provided with insight into their child’s activity and tips on other ways to practice core skills, bringing children and adults together through technology.

  • LumiKids apps will be available as a separate set of apps from Lumosity, and the activities will focus on cognitive, motor and social-emotional skills.

Who is the team behind LumiKids?

  • The LumiKids team is a group of Lumos Labs (Lumosity) employees that operate separately from the Lumosity product team to focus on great experiences for younger ages.

  • Our team of in-house child development experts, artists and developers combine what we know from scientific research with user-centered design to create high quality, beautifully crafted experiences for kids.

How is it different from Lumosity?

  • The LumiKids App series is separate from Lumosity, designed to be intuitive and engaging for young learners and based on the science of how core skills develop during this period of growth.

  • LumiKids was designed by child development experts to motivate and engage kids through play-based experiences rather than self-improvement.

  • LumiKids is available on iPad and not web.

What does LumiKids cost? Is there in-app purchasing?

  • Our first app, LumiKids Park, will be launched for free in November/December 2014.

  • Our future apps will be available as part of a paid product as we continue to release more in the LumiKids series in the near future.

  • We are not marketing our products to children nor do we include experiences where children hit paywalls during their play.

I’m a Lumosity subscriber, do I get this for free? Can I use my Lumosity account?

  • You’ll need to create a separate account for LumiKids.

  • Currently, all users of LumiKids will get our first app for free!

Why do I need to enter information about my child?

  • We ask for a birth year and month to help us tailor the difficulty of the activities for each child. We don’t request a child’s email address or other contact information.

  • We will provide parents with information about their child’s activity within the app on a weekly basis, which parents can receive via emails.

  • Please review our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service for specific details on our collection and use of information.

What devices can I use to access LumiKids?

  • We are compatible with iPads (except for first generation) as long as they are operating on iOS 6 or above.

  • Stay tuned for availability on other platforms in the future.

I have a child that is younger than 2 or older than 5, can he or she play?

  • While anyone can play LumiKids, we’ve designed the activities to be most suited for children between the age of 2 and 5.

Will this app help me identify developmental delays in my child?

  • No. We recommend that you discuss any concerns around your child’s development with a licensed professional.