For kids living in the city, the farm is a magical place filled with new thing to discover. Alma & Anker Explore the Little Village Farm brings a little bit of that magic to your home, with open-ended mini games suitable for preschoolers.
Explore the Farm
Alma and Anker Explore the Little Village Farm is an interactive app about life on the countryside. It follows a pair of young children, Alma and Anker, as they explore the many animals and activities found on the farm. Kids can, among others, feed ducks, shear sheep, collect manure, and assemble a tractor.
The controls are easy. To move Alma and Anker, kids simply tap on either sides of the screen. Whenever they see an animal (or other interesting objects, such as a pile of manure), they can tap to bring up a game. There are more than 10 unique games, plus a handful of silly surprises, to discover throughout the app.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Alma and Anker Explore the Little Village Farm is suitable for ages 2-5. It features an open-ended gameplay with no rules or scores, and kids can play the games in any order. There is no text, so kids don't have to be able to read to play.
In addition to offering a stress-free gameplay, the app is safe for kids. It doesn't contain in-app purchases or third-party ads, and it can be played without an Internet connection.
Things I Like
Alma and Anker Explore the Little Village Farm is a great app for young kids who are discovering more about the world. It's not only cute and engaging, but it also provides good educational value. Kids can, for example, learn the kinds of food that animals eat, or how animal dung can be used to fertilize the land. The activities are simple and well designed, and there is enough variety to keep kids entertained.
Alma and Anker Explore the Little Village Farm is also a nice-looking app. In addition to gorgeous graphics, it has ambient sound effects that really tie the whole experience together. There is no shortage of humor: the manure game, for example, has kids tapping on the backside of various animals to make them poop, complete with sound effects.
Alma and Anker Explore the Little Village Farm is a neat app that offers a lot of fun as well as the opportunity to learn. Through beautifully designed games, it piques the kids' curiosity about life on the farm and the world around them. Highly recommended for preschoolers.
App was provided for our honest review.