CBeebies Free Apps for Kids

About CBeebies apps

CBeebies apps are available to download for free and are designed for big ones and little ones alike.

Adults can feel safe in the knowledge their child is using an app that is free to download and free from any advertisements or in-app purchases. Our apps also feature a parental lock to help keep little fingers safe, leaving children free to explore, play and enjoy a fun learning experience with their favourite CBeebies characters.

For more technical information about the CBeebies apps, visit our FAQs.

Playtime Island - Fun Games for Kids App

Download the CBeebies Playtime Island app via the Apple, Google Play and Amazon app stores.

What's New?

Enjoy playing the brand new Hey Duggee game ‘The Busy Day Badge’ with Duggee and the Squirrels. Join Happy, Roly, Betty, Tag and Norrie on their journey and see what fun things they can spot on their way to the Clubhouse to meet Duggee. Your child will enjoy exploring each Squirrel’s house and seeing what fun surprises they will discover along the way.

CBeebies Playtime Island is an app for families to enjoy, where kids can learn as they play with CBeebies favourites, Hey Duggee, Go Jetters, Swashbuckle, Peter Rabbit, Bing and more! There are over 30 free games to choose from and each one meets the specific needs of children and their parents or carers, with a focus on bonding, learning, discovery and self-expression.

We’ve made it much easier for your child to find their favourite CBeebies games and there are now no limits to how many games you can add to your island.

No need to worry about running out of storage on your device; using the Download Manager, games can be added or removed as many times as you like!

Watch this space - there’ll be more games from your favourite CBeebies friends coming soon!

Go Explore - Fun Early Learning Skills App

Download the Go Explore app now via the Apple, Google Play and Amazon app stores.

What's New?

It’s Spring in Go Explore! The trees are in bloom and the flowers are growing. What can your child spot on the Go Explore map?

Each game in Go Explore draws on the Early Years curriculum, helping children as they grow, building up their skills and understanding ready to start school.

Games cover a range of topics, from learning about Maths and numbers with the Numberblocks to phonics and letter sounds with the Alphablocks to exploring different geographical habitats with the Go Jetters to helping guests at The Furchester Hotel make healthy choices. Your child can also have fun with shapes and sequences by planning a party with Hey Duggee, learn about technology with Maddie and the world around us, join Bing and friends to learn about emotions and help the townsfolk of Biggleton. 

Go Explore is also home to Your Mindful Garden, a collection of mindful activities to help children with their mental health and wellbeing, voiced by Stephen Fry.

With a musical butterfly garden and an outdoor cinema to watch videos from CBeebies favourites, there’s so much going on in the magical outdoor world. There are also lots of surprises to delight your child as they explore with the CBeebies bugs to find secret areas in the app. You can also visit the Den area to discover what games your child has been playing.

Don’t miss out on future updates – we’ll be adding more fun activities to enjoy and other CBeebies friends to choose from soon!

Get Creative - Open-ended Creative Activities App

Download the CBeebies Get Creative app via the Apple, Google Play and Amazon app stores.

What's New?

Discover your creativity with new JoJo & Gran Gran art tools! Enjoy painting, drawing, colouring, building and playing with CBeebies favourites JoJo & Gran Gran. These brand new creative activities are inspired by the popular animated series.

CBeebies knows how important creativity is for children, and our Get Creative app gives them the freedom to explore this with no limitations. Creativity is vital in children’s social and emotional development and this app is cleverly designed with that in mind. Little ones can express themselves, experiment and create lots of exciting things with some of our most-loved brands including JoJo & Gran Gran, Peter Rabbit, Love Monster, Swashbuckle, Something Special, Hey Duggee, Go Jetters, Bitz & Bob and Waffle the Wonder Dog.

In our creative factory little ones can explore one of five amazing make machines. From composing a musical masterpiece to building and bringing to life their dream toy, there are so many opportunities for them to let their imaginations soar.

Aimed at 3-5 year olds, Get Creative allows them to play independently, building their confidence as they explore open-ended activities, take on regular challenges and even create a gallery of all their amazing artwork.

Keep an eye out for new updates – we’ll be adding more creative activities to enjoy and other CBeebies friends to choose from soon!

Storytime - Reading Stories App

Download the Storytime app via the Apple, Google Play, and Amazon app stores.

What's New?

The CBeebies bugs have been busy making your Storytime experience even better!

CBeebies Storytime is full of playful and imaginative stories designed to help support early years reading. Every story is brought to life with magical things to touch, swipe and play with. There are also questions to help develop comprehension skills, so you and your little ones can enjoy reading, playing and learning together.

The app has a library feature where you and your little ones will be able to choose and download more stories for free and when they are finished with these they can simply choose others. The app has over 40 stories in the library including favourites from Peter Rabbit, Something Special nursery rhymes, Topsy and Tim and many more!

We've also added a CBeeebies Bedtime Story for your child to enjoy, narrated by Robbie Williams! Jazz Dog, by author and illustrator Marie Voigt, is the story of one little dog that dares to follow the music in his heart.

Don’t forget to come back regularly and visit the library to keep up-to-date with all of the new stories as they are added.

Features include two reading modes to accommodate different reading abilities and styles

  • Read to me - narrated by a CBeebies character or presenter and lets children listen while they follow the story.
  • Read by myself - lets children read the story with a parent, friend or encourages them to read by themselves at their own pace.
  • A dedicated Grown-ups section which includes useful tips to help you support your child’s reading development.
  • An accessibility mode helps children with a range of abilities to choose stories to read and then enjoy reading them.

BBC iPlayer Kids - Child Friendly Video App

Watch your favourite shows

Child-friendly BBC iPlayer Kids app is available for children of all ages, to watch and download (via the Apple, Google Play and Amazon app stores) children’s video content, without the fear of them linking to or finding anything ‘unsuitable’. 

Features include

With a child-friendly design it’s usable by children, allowing them to easily discover and watch, both new and favourite shows.

  • Child friendly design with bigger images and less text
  • Just kids shows – away from non-children’s content
  • Age customization - we will only show content appropriate for the child’s age
  • CBeebies and CBBC shows available for the first time in one place
  • Downloads - so you can watch anywhere
  • Easy search – children can find shows with just one letter
  • Shows A-Z list – all available shows in an easy scroll list
  • Multiple profiles - for friends and families to use together
  • Accessible to all – Signed and Audio Described options
  • Safety lock – all app settings are locked behind a pin code

You can download BBC iPlayer Kids via the Apple, Google Play and Amazon app stores. 

For more information, visit the BBC iPlayer Kids FAQs page

Get Well Soon App

There’s also an app available for Get Well Soon, which they have created to help support and reassure your children on trips to hospital.

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