Sago Mini (Series) Review
Posted: 14 months ago, last updated 4 weeks ago.
Pull levers to launch rockets, dress a robot, press buttons to design cakes, tap hills and clouds to play tunes in hot air balloons. Drag and drop squares to build a desert island or design a town. Drive a digger through a building site to deliver some earth.
The scenes could have been pulled from a children's story, but here a eclectic and picked at random so the child can make up their own tales. The worlds and spaces in the games are designed to build emotional intelligence, creative problem solving and self-confidence through open-ended play – while allowing kids to play at their own pace.
All the apps can be downloaded and then played without internet connection. They can be shared across multiple devices, so you can play on smartphone and then tablet. They are subscription games with no in-app purchases.
There used to be lots of small, separate Sago Mini games, but now there are a couple of subscription apps which get new content over time:
- Sago Mini World focuses on discovery through creativity, adventure, stories and tinkering
- Sago Mini School focuses on teaching reading, maths and sciences through holistic child-led learning
The individual Sago Mini apps are also available separately and include: School, World, Airport, Apartment, Babies, Babies Dress Up, Big City, Boats, Bug Builder, Doodlecast, Fairy Tales, Farm, Forest Flyer, Friends, Hat Maker, Holiday Trucks and Diggers, Monsters, Music Box, Ocean Swimmer, Pet Cafe, Planes, Puppy Preschool, Road Trip, Robot Party, Snow Day, Sound Box, Space Explorer, Super Juice, Superhero, Toolbox, Town, Trains, Trucks & Diggers, Vacation, Village, Zoo
Sago Mini Box is a craft and play subscription box that comes once a month. It contains activities and exercises that relate to the characters, places and play from the Sago Mini world. It's high quality and offers a collective figure each month.
Content Rating: PEGI 3
Skill Rating: 2-5 year-olds
Release Date: 09/06/2017
Platforms: Android and iOS
Genres: Adventure, Creative, Open World, Role-Playing and Simulation
Sago Mini Apartment
Sago Mini Pet Cafe
Sago Mini Toolbox
Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience. Sago Mini World, School and Box are accessed via subscription. Monthly Subscription that can be monthly or annually. There is a free month trial available.
Our experts have hand-picked the following similar games for you. These offer a similar way to play to Sago Mini or are games with a similar theme or topic. These are good alternative games to Sago Mini.
Thank you for using our resource, supported by AskAboutGames, ParentZone and PlayAbility Initiative. We are editorially independent, written by parents for parents, but welcome sponsorship, partnership and suggestions. Email our editor for details on these opportunities.
The information on this database is designed to support and complement the in-depth discussion and advice about video game "addiction", violence, spending and online safety in the Taming Gaming book. If you have any concerns or questions in these areas, email our editor who is quick to respond or can arrange for a one-to-one conversation.