Here are two simulation apps kids and teens are sure to enjoy, and they’re both free! The first features very realistic horses, and the second is a great introduction for tweens or teens to the responsibilities and financial realities of the grown-up world.
My Horse (4.5/5 stars, all ages, FREE)
Live the dream of owning and looking after a realistic horse, and share the experience with your friends!
Care for your horse by grooming, feeding and treating it. Build a bond together in a wide range of interactive 3D activities. And, when you’re ready, there are eight different breeds to collect and look after!
Exciting show jumping events are waiting for you! Practice makes perfect as you train to compete in a series of challenging competitions. Keeping your horse happy and healthy is the key to success! Will you reach the World Championships?
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Take pictures of your horse in action as it plays and eats in the paddock – it’s as if you’re really there!
Help each other out: visit your friends’ stables to look after their horses – many hands make light work!
My Horse looks amazing. Watch how your horse moves and how its ears tell you it’s mood. Marvel at the Pinto horses – each one looking unique. Or soak up the atmosphere during a prestigious show jumping competition. My Horse brings you into a world that you won’t want to leave.
Download My Horse now to look after your very own horse!
Make sure you play online in order to get access to the latest content and features, as well as ensuring that your profile is saved should anything happen to your device.
Virtual Families 2: Our Dream House (4.5/5 stars, all ages, FREE)
Note that this game strives to be realistic, and as such characters in the game do age and eventually die. Therefore, though it’s marked as appropriate for all ages, it’s probably not a good pick for very young children.
• Real-time game play
• Dynamic illness system. Play Doctor!
• Random Events, Collectibles and Trophies
• Customize your dream house and shop from tons of items or pets in the store.
• Upgrades for your little people: psychotherapy, career counseling, hire a maid and many more!
• Fully trainable people: shape and adapt their personalities through praising and scolding!