Parents' Guide to

Shiny Bakery

By Amanda Bindel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Adorable baking game mixes math, creativity, and sharing.

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Community Reviews

age 2+

Based on 1 parent review

age 2+

It's okay, but there can be better choices

It isn't anything special, but the popping up zebra is always amusing. Kids who love to help bake will enjoy this though, as they get to add the ingredients and stir.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

There is much to love about Shiny Bakery -- for both kids and parents. Kids can express their creativity decorating the cakes and cookies and have fun interacting with the expressive customers while practicing counting, matching, and fractions. The additional information in the parent section is the icing on the cake, showing how well thought out the whole Shiny Bakery experience is for kids and offering ideas to talk to kids about and things to look for when playing together. Decorating is open-ended creative play with no instructions, so kids may not notice without some trial and error that the bottom tool, the spatula, serves as an eraser tool to undo any decorating mistakes. Shiny Bakery is likely to be a preschooler favorite.

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