Parker: Your Augmented Reality Bear by Seedling
Parker: Your Augmented Reality Bear by Seedling
Seedling's Parker the Bear is a classic teddy who works with an app on your iPad or iPhone to unlock a whole new way to play. He activates augmented reality effects on your iOS device to create an interactive world of doctor play. Parker is all soft and plush—no batteries, no Wi-Fi, no cameras. Simply download the free Parker app and start reimagining the world around you.
Become Parker’s doctor
Help your new friend feel better. Cure a tummy bug, cool a fever, and take Parker’s temperature with the special thermometer. Use your iPad or iPhone to examine Parker’s bones, soothe a scratchy throat, and much more.
Magical effects in everyday spaces
The more you care for Parker, the more magical your world becomes. Watch Parker’s Happiness Factor go up each time you cure an ailment, solve a problem, or complete a game, then use the magic camera feature to see how Parker’s happiness transforms the world around you with augmented reality effects.
Games and puzzles
Caring for Parker unlocks new ways to play together with friends and family. Solve puzzles, connect the dots, take photos and videos together, and create works of art to hang in Parker's world. Discover new problems to solve and games to play.
Parker the Bear is a STEAM toy, offering children a multidimensional way to play and learn about science, technology, education, arts, and math. He helps teach basic biology and digital literacy, while promoting critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Classic teddy bear that invites children to explore an interactive world of imaginative doctor play through augmented reality
All plush and fluff—no batteries, Wi-Fi, or cameras
Free app delivers the magic of augmented reality as you play with Parker and your iPhone or iPad
Teaches basic biology through in-app doctor play diagnosing ailments and applying treatments
Develops digital literacy and explores the magic of augmented reality
Promotes critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Cultivates creativity through drawings, connect-the-dots games, and even designing a unique bandage
Sharpens math skills with puzzles and games
Caring for Parker encourages empathy and teaches how to be a kind and caring friend
Helps build independence and confidence
Suitable for children ages three and older
Did You Notice?
As children play with Parker they can see how his Happiness Factor changes the world around them with augmented reality.
Apple Recommends For
Bringing your child's imagination to life through the magic of augmented reality on an iPhone or iPad.
What’s in the Box
Parker the Bear
Interactive toy thermometer
Wooden toy medicine bottle
Two felt x-ray bibs
Parker's "Nice to Meet You" letter and envelope
Height: 14.17 in./36 cm
Weight: 7.48 oz./212 g
Mfr. Part Number: 17TBEAR
UPC or EAN No.: 816107021967
Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple’s Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Parker by Seedling
Parker is the latest release from Seedling, the award-winning creative play company that merges old school physical products with new technologies to reimagine the world of play.
Parker is a classic teddy bear that unlocks a whole new way to play.
When your child plays with this app and Parker together, they will experience the magic of caring and playing in augmented reality.
Cure a tummy bug, cool a fever, and see Parker’s heart and lungs come to life in augmented reality. Utilizing the real-world doctor tools that come with Parker, your child will play along in the app while engaging in hands-on, classic play.
Caring for Parker encourages empathy, promotes problem solving, and engages your child in a creative and imaginative experience.
Parker will give you different problems to solve each time you open the app
Real-world tools in your Parker kit activate new visuals and effects in the app - like magic!
Watch Parker’s Happiness Factor™ go up each time you cure an ailment, solve a problem, or complete a game, then use the magic camera to see how Parker’s happiness transforms the world around you with augmented reality effects [featuring ARKit].
Create your own artwork and decorate your own bandages to personalize playtime with Parker.
Parker the Bear is a STEAM toy, offering children a multidimensional way to learn and play.
Science: Teaches basic biology through in-app doctor play.
Technology: Develops Digital Literacy and explores the magic of Augmented Reality
Educational: Promotes critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Encourages empathy.
Arts: Create drawings, connect the dots and even design your own bandage
Math: Solve puzzles, play games.
Parker is for ages 3+
Seedling reimagines the world of play by designing immersive play experiences that combine old school physical products with new technologies. Founded in 2007 by Phoebe Hayman, Seedling’s award winning product line includes the Littles collection for preschoolers which offers a gentle introduction to Augmented Reality, Design Your Own Virtual Reality Maze for kids 8+, and over 100 imaginative activity kits designed to foster empowerment, encourage empathy, and build creative confidence. …