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Bring a kid and her best friend behind the scenes of a store … without going anywhere! For a break from academically heavy apps, try this very interactive game that teaches children how to cooperate, negotiate and spend money wisely.
Budding consumers role-play and create their own stores, using their money skills, sorting, categorizing, imagination and playful nature. Kids look through catalogs that include not only food products, but also household items and toys, and they decide what kind of store they want to run. Although a child can play by herself, the true experience of this app requires two children who work together and negotiate like two little businesspeople. This socializing element comes as a pleasant surprise to anyone who fears that apps isolate children and don't allow conversation. The game also incorporates an important theme: taking turns. And it proves to cater to all children, even children with special needs who can benefit from the “life skill” graphics.
Add whimsical graphics and sound effects, and you've got a fantastic app that is so fun for kids they won't even realize they're getting so many educational benefits. Toca Store truly puts the fun into learning.
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