Daddy's Little Helper

Daddy's Little Helper

Come give dad a hand!

Free to download, Daddy's Little Helper puts you in a game environment where you must help 'dad' to get the home ready before 'mom' gets home. In the game, you help him to prepare food, clean up the dishes, sort out the laundry and even take care of the family pet from time to time. Rated as PEGI 3, this game is great for younger children who want to explore the world of adult domestic responsibilities in a fun and engaging way. View full description

PROS

  • Cute graphics and audio
  • Simple to learn gameplay
  • Has a good sense of humour

CONS

  • Only really suited to younger children
  • A bit gender-role biased

Free to download, Daddy's Little Helper puts you in a game environment where you must help 'dad' to get the home ready before 'mom' gets home. In the game, you help him to prepare food, clean up the dishes, sort out the laundry and even take care of the family pet from time to time. Rated as PEGI 3, this game is great for younger children who want to explore the world of adult domestic responsibilities in a fun and engaging way.

Daddy's Little Helper in summary

There are a lot of different tasks to undertake in Daddy's Little Helper which means that players get to try lots of things out. This makes the game a good deal more fulfilling than some others which focus on daily tasks due to the variation it affords. However, some of the games are so simplistic that even the youngest of children will soon find them facile. Nevertheless, the graphics are clear and bright and the gameplay on some of the levels is really satisfying, so it is a question of finding and playing the elements of the game that you like best. Some kids will like to bake and decorate yummy cookies in the kitchen, but others may prefer the more mundane task of helping 'dad' to iron the wrinkly clothes, to fold them and then put them away. Remember that most of the games have a fun elements to them because 'dad' seems to get into bother and make more problems as he goes along. As such, children of all ages will enjoy the prospect of putting the father figure right on a few chores.

The game functions in detail

This Google App game is free to download but a number of in-game items that you can use to make your life easier in the virtual home may require payment. Adults are able to set in-app restrictions, if they want, so that purchases are disabled from the device which has downloaded the app, however. The game requires 47 MB of memory to download, but it runs without any hitches once it has been installed, meaning that kids can get on with the action without the need for help or supervision. The graphics are cartoon like and will undoubtedly appeal to younger children, but the game does leave you with the notion that all dads are hopeless in the home and require assistance from younger ones if there is no motherly intervention at hand. For some, this will feel a little sexist, to say the least, but the cute nature of the game means that this is not likely to be a serious issue for many. It is mostly about fun and some of the funny things that happen about the home that make all children laugh.

Is Daddy's Little Helper worth a download?

Because it is free and has some new ideas for the sort of gaming activities undertaken, like decorating a cleaning robot for instance, this game is worth playing if you want to keep kids entertained. Ideal for a long car journey, it is entertaining without being too tricky to play and the gaming environment has been designed to a high standard.

Daddy's Little Helper

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Daddy's Little Helper