Bugs in a Box?
|| (Win95/98/Me/XP, Mac OS 7.5.5+) (Jewel Case) (BUGBOXDJ)
Simon & Schuster
Ages: 3 to 6
4 stars from Electronic
An Eye-Popping Introduction to
David A. Carter's best-selling pop-up book is now
interactive. The book's bugs dance, swim, fly and buzz their way across your
computer screen teaching numbers, counting and primary arithmetic. How Many
Bugs in a Box? offers children three super ways to enjoy their favorite
bugs. Bug Fun delivers 8 learning games, each with a hilarious bug host,
imaginative animations, and countless silly sound effects. Kids can also Read
Along and Explore at their own pace, discovering the antics of the wildest bugs
in the digital universe. In the Juice Bar, kids can hang out with their bug
buddies and hear their favorite bug tunes again and again. Hours of surprise
and delight await young bug lovers who will swarm to the computer to learn.
reinforces number recognition and counting skills. Encourage your child to
count along with the bugs. Back to Top.
reinforces number matching and counting skills. Encourage your child to say the
require number of bugs, before putting them into the Ferris wheel.
reinforces visual discrimination, counting, and keyboarding skills. Encourage
your child to identify the bugs that are needed before counting them.
Color by Number
game reinforces number skills and color recognition and introduces preliminary
chart reading. Your child will be encouraged to read the color names on the
Harder level. Encourage your child to identify the colors on the chart before
beginning to play.
Count the Bugs
game introduces beginning sequencing and the concepts of greater than and less
than. It also reinforces counting skills. Encouraging your child to read aloud
the numbers that are on the bottom of the screen.
Bugs on a Table
game helps your child develop the basic skills needed to complete charts and
sort information. Encourage your child to study the large bug before
Catch a Bug
reinforces you child's visual discrimination, hand-eye coordination, counting
and basic chart reading skills. The Harder level also reinforces listening and
memory skills. Encourage your child to identify the bugs she or he has to
reinforces number recognition, sequencing and planning ahead. Encourage your
child to plan ahead and create the right path through the maze.
Windows: Windows 95/98/Me/XP, 486/33 MHz or better,
8MB RAM or more, 256 color VGA, 4x CD-ROM drive or faster, Soundblaster or
compatible sound card. Works best with a Pentium 1 or earlier processors.
Macintosh: Performa or better, 6 MB RAM or more,
System 7.5.5 or later, 2x CD-ROM drive or faster.
Electronic Entertainment, October 1995
"Preschoolers ages 3 to 6 can master counting the
old-fashioned way with Simon & Schuster's How Many Bugs in a Box,
the bug-filled pop-up book by David Carter. But the CD-ROM version offers more
than just the text of the 10-page book; kids can apply what they read by
playing the title's eight counting games. On the computer, Carter's adorable
frog bugs, fish bugs, and noodle bugs can sing and play musical instruments
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