Nampa Tivoli App Offers Carnival Games for Kids

Nampa Tivoli App Offers Carnival Games for Kids

A day at the amusement park is always exciting because there’s lots to see and do. For kids who still have a way to go before summer vacation, developer Nampa Studio brings the joy of visiting an amusement park through their latest app, Nampa Tivoli.

The app takes kids on a trip to a virtual amusement park filled with fun activities and surprises. There are six mini games to try, all accessible to ages five and under who the app is aimed for. From decorating roller coaster carts to running a snack stand, there’s lots to keep little fingers busy. There’s also a disco wheel that you can spin to play music and shoot fireworks.

To play, you select a game icon from the main screen. Note that there’s no in-game text or speech, which means you don’t need to read or speak English to be able to play. Each game has been designed to be as intuitive as possible but if you’re still unsure, a handy tooltip will show you where to tap or drag.

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Clean and Bright App Review: A Beautiful Story About Growing Up

Clean and Bright App Review: A Beautiful Story About Growing Up

As adults, we sometimes forget that growing up isn’t always easy. There is a fair share of pain, and sometimes anger, to be had. But the ups and downs are also the reason why stories about growing up are interesting to read. Clean and Bright is an example of such stories.

In this interactive story from Chiquimedia, young Sylvester Clean and Bright gets upset when his parents prioritize his new baby brother over taking a walk with him. In a fit of jealousy, he leaves his familiar, immaculate neighborhood and ends up lost in a strange, twinkling forest. And although he is initially afraid, he eventually comes to appreciate the beautiful wilderness.

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Wild Kratts Baby Buddies Offers Animal Facts for Kids

 Wild Kratts Baby Buddies Offers Animal Facts for Kids

The Kratt Brothers are back! And they’re taking kids on a fun-filled, educational safari in their new app, Wild Kratts Baby Buddies. This time, kids will learn to take care of animals in the African savannah.

The app includes 5 baby animals in all: an elephant, a cheetah, a zebra, an aardvark, and a crocodile. Kids can choose the animal they want to play with from the main screen. As a nice touch, they will see the Kratt Brothers activate their Creature Power suits before they are transported to the animal’s home.

There are several tasks kids can complete as the animal’s caretaker, including feeding them, petting them, and giving them a bath. Kids can also have fun with the animal’s creature power — Maze the baby Zebra, for example, can play ball. The Wild Kratts team will also be there to provide some facts (“Baby crocs can swim from the moment they’re born!”) and tips about each animal.

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The Sometimes Road is a Beautifully Illustrated Poem for All Ages

The Sometimes Road is a Beautifully Illustrated Poem for All Ages

As the year draws to a close, some of us might be contemplating about the times ahead. I thought it would be fitting to share with you this newest app from The Happy Dandelion, called The Sometimes Road.

It’s a beautifully illustrated poem about the grand journey that is life. The developer says it’s meant to read with someone special, and I couldn’t agree more.

The journey begins with an image of a winding road. At the touch of your finger, text begins to appear. Touch the screen once more, and the next sentence bounces into view to complete the passage:

There is a sometimes road ahead that we are about to travel.  
Sometimes it is smooth and paved.  
Sometimes it is bumpy gravel. 
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Learn and Play with Rose Milany as She Waits for Santa Claus

Learn and Play with Rose Milany as She Waits for Santa Claus

With Christmas right around the corner, many kids are eagerly anticipating a visit from Santa. If yours are too, here’s a cute app to entertain them while they wait: Rose Milany waits for Santa Claus.

It’s an interactive storybook packed with fun games, aimed at kids ages 3+. There’s also an original song included for extra cheer.

The story, told in rhymes, follows Rose Milany as she prepares for Santa’s arrival. Her to-do list includes decorating the tree, making a wreath, and baking cookies.

In each scene, kids can interact with the objects on screen with a touch of a finger. For example, they can tap the tree to decorate it with tinsel, or the fireplace to light a fire. More than 50 interactive objects can be found throughout the story, each marked with a flicker for easy discovery.

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