Parker: Your Augmented Reality Bear
Award Winner: 2017 PAL Award, 2017 Tillywig Brain Child
AwardAward Finalist: 2018 GALA Award for Innovation
Meet Parker, Your Interactive Teddy Bear
Take a classic teddy bear, your mobile device, and unlock a whole new way to play doctor! When used along with your mobile device, Parker unlocks augmented reality effects to create an interactive world of play — take Parker’s x-ray, check his temperature, and more!
Parker is all soft and plush. No batteries. No Wifi. No Camera. Simply download the free Parker App in the iOS App Store and re-imagine the world around you.
Please note, the Parker app is available for iPhone & iPad only.
Ways to Play
Doctor Play Develops Empathy
Help your new friend feel better. Cure a tummy bug, cool a fever, and take Parker’s temperature with the special thermometer. Use your mobile device 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. Connect the dots, take photos together, create works of art and more. Discover new problems to solve and games to play.
Parker is a STEAM toy, offering children a multidimensional way to learn and play with this innovative smart bear.
- Science: Teaches basic biology through in-app doctor play.
- Technology: Develops Digital Literacy and explores the magic of Augmented Reality
- Engineering: 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 promotes creative confidence, problem-solving skills, creative and imaginative play.
How to Clean Parker
Machine wash on gentle cycle in cold water and tumble dry low. Or, spot clean as needed with a damp, cloth and mild detergent.
Suitable for ages 3 and up
Best holiday gifts and birthday gifts for kids. Parker promotes creative confidence, problem-solving skills, creative and imaginative play.
- Plush Parker the Bear with opposable arms and legs
- Parker's canvas drawstring backpack
- Interactive toy thermometer
- Toy stethoscope
- Wooden toy medicine bottle
- Wooden spoon
- 1 Felt X-ray bib
- A special letter from Parker
- Mobile devices not included
*Parker is all plush & fluff – No electronics inside!
- Package Dims: 12" L x 12" W x 12" H
- Package Weight: 2.2 lbs
- Conforms to ASTM D4236
There's MORE - Parker App!
Learn more about the Parker app here!
Please note, the Parker app is available for iPhone & iPad only. You can see a list of compatible devices here.
Parker works with Apple iPad and iPhone devices with iOS 10 or higher.
iPad and iPhone:
iPhone 5s or higher
iPad 4 or higher
iPod Touch 6th generation
*ARKit (mushroom world/under the sea only) iPhone 6s and up, iPad Pros (2017) and newer running iOS 11 +