Cars in sandbox: Construction

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    Cars in sandbox: Construction's review

    Published: 2013-05-14, by .

    Accomplish the tasks and learn it all about vehicles

    • Excellent design and graphics
    • Interesting concept, original
    • Some trouble with the moving controls

    "Sandbox Vehicles"

    If your kid loves construction vehicles, he'll definitely love this game. You are presented different types of construction vehicles and some drawings which show how to control the vehicles and what you should do in order to complete each of the levels.

    The design of the game is outstanding and the graphics are well-crafted and colorful, perfect for children and with engaging elements like toys as well. Each level has its own objective but the kids will easily get used to the type of gameplay and the actions they should do in order to complete the goal and finish the level with all the stars. The number of stars show the final score and each one of them represents an action done correctly.

    As for the problems, we sometimes had some trouble trying to move the vehicles, the controls didn't work properly and it would be good to have a quickly tutorial set at the beginning of the game so as to acknowledge the basics.

    The concept is interesting and the kid will love getting to know vehicles such as dump truck, dumper, tractor, grader and so on. Thematica is the developer of Cars in sandbox: construction, a game developed for Android and iOS and perfect for families to play together.

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    by Anna , Appszoom

    May 14, 2013


    * Editor's Choice Award — Children's Technology Review

    * I really enjoyed this app, and while my son is still a little young to figure out all the controls I am sure that we will love playing it in the future. — The iPhone Mom

    * Little boys will just go crazy playing around with these 8 beautifully illustrated construction vehicles. The physics, animations and sounds are extremely well put. — Apps4Kids

    * I definitely recommend this app for any truck-fan as it offers a good variety of actions, selections and sounds! — Mom and More

    * * * Best Rank * * *
    United States Top iPad Education — 4th
    Canada Top iPad Education — 2nd
    Spain Top iPad Education — 1st
    Sweden Top iPad Education — 1st
    Russia Top iPad Education — 1st
    France Top iPad Education — 1st

    Interactive car game for children aged over 2 years.

    Many parents find their young children to be particularly fascinated by construction vehicles. We've made it easy and exciting for your child to explore them.

    Different types of construction vehicle and road-building machinery are presented as toys in a sandpit, making the process of learning familiar and appealing. Throughout there are lots of beautiful animations, with great video and sound effects. These make clear what each vehicle can do and how it helps people in the real world. All the vehicles are charmingly but accurately depicted, with little surprises such as opening doors and horns which sound.

    It is really easy to make vehicles move by touching or tipping the screen. Your child will also be able to do things such as extend the arm of the crane or operate the dumper by simple touches. Each vehicle comes with an involving little mission to complete, such as moving toys around, which will help your child discover what each kind of construction vehicle can do. This exploration will be great for fine motor skills, and success at each stage will be made clear by the award of another gold star.

    ▸ Simple easy-to-understand interface
    ▸ Fun to play again and again
    ▸ An unusual and interesting way to learn about different vehicles
    ▸ Exciting and realistic vehicle sound effects
    ▸ Colorful attention-grabbing backgrounds for all episodes

    The list of vehicles:
    ▸ Dump truck
    ▸ Dumper
    ▸ Tractor
    ▸ Grader
    ▸ Crawler-mounted excavator
    ▸ Telescopic handler
    ▸ Loader
    ▸ Crane
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