It's pure fun
and games for kids who love vehicles with Tonka Town.
Children can drive trucks, such as Chuck the Dump Truck and Patrol
Truck Pat, travel around town visiting buildings (with
personalities!), such as Firehouse Phil and Larry the Library, and
call on Bobo the Boat and Captain Karl the Airplane for help.
Kids sign into
the game by personalizing their very own license plate. Navigating
around town involves moving a yellow target cursor along the
screen so that the truck follows suit.
into something? No problem! In fact, this town is designed for
bumping. Want to change the truck you're driving? It's fast and
easy, and can be done at a whim.
Kids go on missions. They follow
the red arrows on the roads to help them get to where they need to
go. Kids might need to collect mail or put out a fire, for
example. Activities feature multiple levels of difficulty, and
progress automatically as kids play. For example, putting out a
fire involves driving the hook and ladder truck to Firehouse Phil.
Kids are told where to go, and they will need to spray water at
the fires. The difficulty levels change automatically so that kids
will at first need to tend to a few fires at
one building, and progress to putting out several fires at three
Certificates are earned for each
This game is not very
educational, but it's a lot of fun for truck-loving preschoolers
and Kindergarten-age kids.
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