We are Lingokids

We’re the playlearning™ app in English for kids ages 2-8 years old.

By learning through play, your child will develop skills like creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, and communication. Join the adventure!

Houston, we have a mission…

To help 20+ million families raise amazing kids through play, play and more play!

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Our history

There weren't many English app options for kids back in the 2010s... until CEO Cristobal Viedma took it upon himself to make one. In 2015, Lingokids was born!

Where it all began

End of 2015

We started forming our team and designing the first playlearning™ games for Lingokids

3-2-1 blast off! The Lingokids app is launched

February, 2016

Lingokids became available for Android devices

We reached 1 million users across the globe. Yohoooo!

March, 2017

Our first of many “million user milestones”!

Lingocharacters 2.0

January, 2019

Guillermo García Carsi, creator of Pocoyo gave our Lingocharacters an adorable new look

Lingokids Rebranding

December, 2019

We realized “life’s like a playground and everyone should get to play!” So our team created Play Together games for the whole family to playlearn together

Then, we created the Lingokids Community to help grown ups around the world connect about their parenting journeys

Our numbers

Our kids grow fast, our numbers too.

600+

LEARNING ACTIVITIES

Games, Songs & Videos

3000

ESSENTIAL VOCABULARY WORDS

All games in English

60

FOUNDATIONAL TOPICS

Reinforce in-school learning and introduce 21st century skills

20+ MILLION

HAPPY FAMILIES

Already using Lingokids!

Our social responsibility

We collaborate with:

Our educational board

The Lingokids Curriculum and Methodology are guided by our prestigious Board of Educators. Our board members come from diverse backgrounds in the field of education with expertise in literacy instruction, vocabulary development, child psychology, ESL instruction, and educational technology.

Suzanne Barchers, EdD

Education Advisory Board Chair Lingokids

Former Editor in Chief and VP of Leapfrog Enterprises; former Managing Editor at Weekly Reader.

Award-winning author of more than 250 books for teachers and children, plus two college textbooks.

Served on PBS and Association of Educational Publishers Advisory Boards.

David Pearson, PhD

Professor and Former Dean of Education. University of California, Berkeley

Holds the Evelyn Lois Corey Chair Emeritus in Instructional Science.

Notable awards include William S. Gray Citation of Merit by the International Reading Association, the Oscar Causey Award from the Literacy Research Association, and the Distinguished Contributions to Research in Education Award from the American Educational Research Association.

Yong Zhao, PhD

Foundation Distinguished Professor University of Kansas

Professorial fellow at the Mitchell Institute for Health and Education Policy, Victoria University in Australia.

Served as the Presidential Chair and Director of the Institute for Global and Online Education in the College of Education, University of Oregon.

Received numerous awards including the Early Career Award from the American Educational Research Association, Outstanding Public Educator from Horace Mann League of USA, and Distinguished Achievement Award in Professional Development from the Association of Education Publishers.

 

Elfrieda Hiebert, PhD

President and CEO TextProject

Long career as both literacy educator a researcher.

Award-winning international expert on vocabulary acquisition and development.

Her work includes Becoming a Nation of Readers (Center for the Study of Reading, 1985) and Every Child a Reader (Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Achievement, 1999).

Scott Traylor

Founder and CEO 360KID

Scott Traylor has a long history of developing digital product successes that delight and engage children everywhere.

Frequent speaker, adviser, and board member for companies involved in children’s learning and technology.

Developer of hundreds of successful learning products for companies such as LeapFrog, Scholastic, and Wonder Workshop.

 

Ellen A. Wartella, PhD

Professor and Director of the Center on Media and Human Development Northwestern University

Researcher in the role of media in children’s development. She is the Al-thani Professor of Communication Studies, Director of the Center on Media and Human Development and Chair of the Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University.

Our castle

We are based in the center of
sunny Madrid, Spain!

Download our brand assets

Brand Book EN

Characters Bible EN