Preschooler Game Chuggington Ready to Build – Train Play Now Available Exclusively on Amazon Appstore

Preschooler Game Chuggington Ready to Build – Train Play Now Available Exclusively on Amazon Appstore

Feb 2, 2015

Chuggington, a staple of preschool entertainment, has a new Android presence in Chuggington Ready to Build – Train Play. The game is available exclusively (for a limited time) on the Amazon Appstore.

Budge Studios presents Chuggington Ready to Build! Join Zack and the Chuggineers in this virtual train set for preschoolers. Use traintastic tools to fix tracks, repair bridges, drill tunnels, and more! Help fix problems with the Chuggineer team and earn new items to build your own Chuggington world. So, are you ready, Chuggineer? Let’s build together!

• Build your own Chuggington world
• Help save the day; clean up spills, repair bridges, put out fires, and more!
• Complete missions to earn new traintastic items
• Ride the rails with your favorite chugger and meet new characters Tyne, Fletch & Cormac!
• Control speed, direction, and switch from day to night
• Tap your chugger to honk the horn! Toot toot!
• Follow easy step-by-step instructions from Zack, foreman of the Chuggineers
• Play in free mode, or unlock the full version to access everything

The game is available for free (with optional in-app purchases) on the Appstore.


Toot Toot ABC Review

Toot Toot ABC Review

Feb 9, 2012

Toot Toot ABC is a cute game by Australian based company Game Labs that introduces preschoolers (ages 1-4) to their ABCs and 123s. Children play one of three darling trains who live in an colorful, interactive World. Kids encounter various animals while learning their alphabet and numbers. With three adventures to choose from there is always something for the little ones to explore.

Kids can pick from the ABC adventure, 123 adventure or take a break and race against other trains. During the ABC adventure, kids match animals with their corresponding letter. In the 123 adventure, kids count animals by dragging them in the train cars. What makes Toot Toot ABC extra unique is the use of exotic – or at least Australian – animals; I have officially learned of the numbat’s existence.

One of my favorite aspects of Toot Toot ABC (besides its Australian animal theme) is the brightly colored, interactive World the trains live in. See the red apples on the tree? Click one to have a little snack. Want to show your train some love? Tap his bell and he makes noise. Need a break? Take some time to pop balloons floating around the screen. Children like to explore their surroundings as a way of learning and Toot Toot ABC takes that into considerations when designing their educational World.

Toot Toot ABC also helps children develop fine motor skills. For example, in the 123 adventure, the child needs to be able to click an animal, hold the screen, and drag the animal to the train car for it to be counted. The controls for Toot Toot ABC are responsive and accurate enough for young children to control but not so responsive there is no challenge.

As a new mother I am looking for fun, new age, technological tools to help my daughter learn as she grows and reaches new cognitive and physical developmental milestones. She may not be ready for Toot Toot ABC yet, but it is definitely a game I will keep in mind when the time comes. This cute, colorful, educational game is too darling to pass up for $2.07. I really hope Game Labs continues to develop other educational games for various developmental levels.