To make international language learning accessible and fun for children, on a global scale, though interactive story-time.
The University of Auckland’s Early Learning Lab (ELLA) put Poppy and Buddy to the test. ELLA is a developmental psychology research centre run by Dr Annette Henderson. We were thrilled with the results of their research study. Find out more here.
Fun language learning
Poppy and Buddy is a fun and effective language learning tool for children. There’s no other language tool quite like it!
Native speaking narrators
Correct pronunciation is one of the most valuable aspects of learning another language. All of our stories are narrated by first language native speakers, enabling your child to naturally acquire the correct pronunciation and intonation for each language, with ease.
Effective learning through storytelling
Poppy and Buddy’s interactive stories are designed to build language understanding quickly and effectively. Containing language-learning basics such as numbers, colours, shapes, and family words through to actions and sentences, our ‘easy-to-understand’ stories will have your child speaking, understanding and remembering new words and sentences, with ease.
Benefits of language learning
A second language is one of the greatest gifts you can give your child. Being bi-lingual or multi-lingual provides undeniable advantages in life. From increased self-esteem to enhanced problem-solving skills, greater creativity and cross-cultural empathy. Find out more about the benefits of language learning.
Poppy and Buddy’s digital library of colourful stories is available in 4 international languages with more to come! You can choose the language you would like your child to learn and lock it in OR change languages any time you like.
There’s nothing else like it
The Poppy and Buddy app and books are the first products that combines native speaking narrative with iconic characters and colorful, simples stories - to enhance language learning.
Join in your child’s learning
Research shows that in addition to children learning by interacting with content on their own, reinforcement and encouragement from parents and other caregivers can help to enhance their learning further. Sharing the Poppy and Buddy stories together with your child could significantly improve their language learning.