Simulation Game Apps

Simulation games can provide hours of deep, complex play. Some sim games are more educational than others, but each requires thinking, planning, and organizing skills. Make sure kids know what kind of time limits they have when playing these kinds of games, and give them plenty of warning before asking them to sign off.

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LEARNING
Shelter puppies thrive under kind virtual care.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
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Ambitious app lets you run a virtual planet as its deity.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
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City building at its complicated best; worth the effort.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
 
LEARNING
Better than similar fashion games found on consoles.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
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Landing planes is fun but harder than it looks.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
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In-depth colonization sim offers deep, engrossing play.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
 
LEARNING
Tweens experience high school in an age-appropriate way.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
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LEARNING
Riveting, complicated simulation game reflects life.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
 
World geography and culture are by-products of this sim.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)
 
Emergency room spoof has gore and crude sexual humor.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2010)

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