How to play Stop and Go! HD on Mac
"Once again Shortstack has done a great job connecting with this age group and creating an app that’s fun and perfectly suited to their attention spans and interests... a terrific app for toddlers and young preschoolers."
"This INSTANTLY became my toddler son's favorite app!"
"I wanna play the cars one!"
- Leela, age 3
Stop and Go! teaches toddlers and preschoolers about different kinds of cars and trucks. They can operate a stoplight, or touch the cars to make them stop and go, learning more about each along the way. Watch your kids be more curious about cars on the road after playing Stop and Go!
• Make the cement truck mix cement!
• Sound the firetruck's siren and find his dog!
• Move the bulldozer's shovel!
• See who is inside the ice cream truck!
The beautifully illustrated app has 12 different vehicles, each with a custom animation.
Stop and Go! also has a second layer of interactivity that let's kids explore the environment:
• Make it day or night by making the sun set and moon rise. See the cars by day, dusk, night and dawn.
• Make it rain.
• Turn the house lights off and on.
• Make the fire hydrant spew water.
• (and more!)
The app was designed with child development milestones in mind, and has a toddler friendly interface that lets kids navigate on their own while learning new vocabulary. You can change the language to English or Spanish in the settings menu.
Justin Goldwater, the illustrator for Stop and Go! has exhibited his art across the US and internationally, both solo and with the Austin based art collective Okay Mountain. Learn more about Justin, the app, and Shortstack on www.shortstackapps.com.
Coloring sheets available on the Stop and Go! page of shortstack's website. http://shortstackapps.com/stop-and-go/
Shortstack cares about children and respects your privacy. This app does not collect any data, have push notifications, or ads. In order to easily direct you to our other apps, we have a "more" button on
First released: Oct 2011
Play Stop and Go! HD on Mac with Parallels (virtualized)
The easiest way to play Stop and Go! HD on a Mac is through Parallels, which allows you to virtualize a Windows machine on Macs. The setup is very easy and it works for Apple Silicon Macs as well as for older Intel-based Macs.
Parallels supports the latest version of DirectX and OpenGL, allowing you to play the latest PC games on any Mac. The latest version of DirectX is up to 20% faster.
Our favorite feature of Parallels Desktop is that when you turn off your virtual machine, all the unused disk space gets returned to your main OS, thus minimizing resource waste (which used to be a problem with virtualization).
Stop and Go! HD installation steps for Mac
Go to Parallels.com
and download the latest version of the software.
Follow the installation process and make sure you allow Parallels in your Mac’s security preferences (it will prompt you to do so).
When prompted, download and install Windows 10. The download is around 5.7GB. Make sure you give it all the permissions that it asks for.
Once Windows is done installing, you are ready to go. All that’s left to do is install Stop and Go! HD like you would on any PC.
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