Parents' Guide to

Sago Mini School

By Mieke VanderBorght, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Fun preschool games, light learning; subscription required.

App iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android Free to try Education
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age 3+

Based on 1 parent review

age 3+

Another great app from sago mini

Love all the Sago Mini apps. So creative and gentle without the constant adrenaline pump that a lot of apps have.

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Fun, colorful characters guide little ones through engaging games with some basic early learning educational content. Sago Mini School is the first structured app from a developer that specializes in open-ended free play digital imagination spaces. Here, there are some games where kids simply move items around and let their imaginations go, but most of the activities have a specific purpose such as letters, numbers, drawing, or problem solving. These activities have kid-friendly graphics, and are designed to be easy enough for little fingers to complete. There are a few stand out activities such as the stories where kids can make some of their own choices. Yet, most of the content is pretty standard: trace letters, draw, and so on. Particularly for this kind of game design in which there's no guidance, some activities can also present a bit of a challenge for young players, such as putting blocks back together, or figuring out how to help the truck keep going along its path. And, it seems as though there are lots of different activities for kids to choose from, which can feel overwhelming and may overstimulate some. Many activity types are also repeated both within the same theme and across themes. Despite these downsides, Sago Mini School is still an overall good fit for little kids.

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