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Elinor Wonders Why: Elinor Pond Life Simulation Game

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This is an educational game that introduces children to the wonders of ecology. Join Elinor and her friends as they explore the wonders of pond life.

  • Build your own pond ecosystem.
  • Learn more about the animals and plants that live inside the pond you build.
  • See how plants and animals interact to form a thriving community within nature.





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Elinor Pond Life Simulator Game for Kids Game Play Instructions

How to Play

Learn together with Eleanor and her friends as you build a flourishing pond filled with wildlife.

  • Starting the Game
    • Select Play on the welcome screen to begin.
      • When playing the first time, a cut scene will play.
      • The cutscene will not play again once you’ve started playing.
      • The characters will provide information as you play the game.
    • If you’re playing for the second time, choose whether to get back to your original pond or build a new one.
    • Check out the pond creatures you’ve discovered by clicking My Animals.
    • Your local browser will save each of the ponds you build.
  • Game Controls
    • Desktop
      • Use the mouse left click to move and select.
    • Touchscreen devices
      • Use your fingers like a mouse.
  • Game Play
    • Populating the pond
      • Select items from the list to populate the pond.
        • Start with rocks and plants.
        • Afterwards, introduce animals.
        • The animals featured in the pond is typical of temperate North American ponds.
      • Open Olive’s book to learn more about the animals, plants, and items before adding them in.
        • Select the book to open it.
        • To resume adding the items, close the book by selecting it again.
      • Select the next button on the bottom right to add more animals.
      • Each time you finish populating the pond, you move up a level in the water column.
      • Keep populating the pond with animals until you’ve created a thriving ecosystem.
        • Take note that once you’ve completed a pond, you can add no more animals.
        • If you want to unlock new species, introduce them in a new pond.
        • You can save up to three new ponds in-game.
    • Observing the pond
      • The pond animals interact as they would in nature, albeit in a kid friendly way.
      • Expect predators to consume prey animals on occasion in a display of the circle of life.
    • Learning more
      • Before introducing the animals, open Olive’s book.
        • Select on the animal, plant, or rock to learn more about it.
        • Olive will read from her book and tell you more about what you selected.
        • You can learn up to two new things this way.
      • Use a magnifying glass to learn about the animals already in the pond environment.
        • Unlike with the book, Olive will identify things that can be observed about the animals as they act.
  • Target Audience
    • This game is suitable for young nature lovers. It is an excellent way to introduce young children to the basics of ecology.
    • The game has no adult content.

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Free Online Pond Life Ecosystem Development Game for Children & Adults Screenshots

Pond Life Game Welcome Screen Screenshot.
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Pond Life Game Place Plant Screenshot.
Pond Life Game Place Animals Screenshot.
Pond Life Game Inspect Animal Screenshot.
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Mobile Friendly Cross Browser Support

This game is rendered in mobile-friendly HTML5, so it offers cross-device gameplay. You can play it on mobile devices like Apple iPhones, Google Android powered cell phones from manufactures like Samsung, tablets like the iPad or Kindle Fire, laptops, and Windows-powered desktop computers. All game files are stored locally in your web browser cache. This game works in Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Opera and other modern web browsers.

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