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  • Summary: Happy Geese helps young children and children with special needs to learn to play Snakes and Ladders and the Game of the Goose, one step at a time. Easily configure our beautiful boards with those features most suited to your children.In Happy Geese we have taken two of the most popular classic board games and we have created a simplified version of each. We have then added an intuitive way for you, the parent or educator, to gradually introduce each feature of the game when your child is ready for it.Our games are designed to be enjoyed by everyone. Young children, children with special needs, their parents, family and friends: Happy Geese will bring everyone together and will be the source of hours of fun.***** FEATURES *****• Highly customizable boards allow you to adapt the games to the abilities of every child.• In each game, select between 2 boards with different levels of difficulty. Additional boards are available through in-app purchase.• 7 different dice with colors, shapes, letters and numbers.• 24 game chips with cute figures of people or animals. • Create custom chips with your own pictures.• Enable or disable snakes, ladders, geese and bridges in each round.• Enable help with turns to help your child see what to do next.• “King of the Game” mode allows you to choose in advance who will win the round (and helps you avoid disappointments at sensitive times :-)• No ads***** EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS *****• Help children develop the ability to wait for their turn• Learning of 24 basic concepts with different dice and boards: 6 colors, 6 shapes, 6 numbers and 6 vowels• Abstraction skills with 3 different types of chips• Learning to stay concentrated and focused with our clutter-free design***** WHO SHOULD DOWNLOAD HAPPY GEESE *****Parents of young children and children with special needs who want a game that can be enjoyed by the whole family.Educators, schools and centres for people with:• Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)• Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)• Down Syndrome • Developmental Delay • Learning Difficulties***** SPECIAL LAUNCH PROMOTION *****Purchase the additional boards for one of the games (Snakes & Ladders or The Game of the Goose) and get the boards for the other game free! ***** LANGUAGES AND REQUIREMENTS *****• This app is available in English, Spanish, French and Catalan. Other languages will be added in the future.• Happy Geese requires an iPad 2, a 3rd generation iPad or 4th generation iPad. Support for iPad 1 will be added soon.***** CONTACT US ***** We’d love to hear your feedback and ideas. Get in touch with us: feedback@Appically.comFollow us on Twitter: @appicallyLike us on Facebook: facebook.com/Appically Expand
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  1. Apr 7, 2013
    Great app for young children and children with special needs.

    Based on Snakes and Ladders (and the Game of the Goose), the app allows to
    customize the board according to the abilities of my child. Snakes and ladders can be turned on and off, depending on who is playing. The game also allows to play with normal dice or with dice with colors, shapes or letters.

    One of my favorite features is the King of the Round: with this feature, you can decide in advance who will win the round. This is very helpful with young children with little patience: let them win a couple of rounds and their interest in the game goes through the roof!

    The ability to customize the game chips with the picture of each player is a nice additional feature.

    Overall, a great app that allows the whole family to enjoy a traditional board game together.