||(Win98/Me/XP/Mac Classic) (Retail) (LANDBTKADR)
Ages: 4 to 6
There's plenty for kindergarten kids to learn in The Land
Before Time! Littlefoot and friends are busy making sure it's a load of fun,
too. Important learning experiences are built into lively and engaging
activities with an emphasis on creativity and teamwork. Children collaborate
with each other as well as their virtual dino pals to construct stories,
animated scenes, musical interludes and printable crafts. When they're ready
for 'Recess', kids can share a virtual boardgame or some dino pinball fun.
Six engaging learning activities
Age-appropriate skill sets are woven into activities:
- Recognition of shapes, patterns and colors
- Directional navigation
- Simple motor skills
- Following directions
- Creativity and musical play
Social skills and group work (cooperative play and
Exciting video clips from all five The Land Before Time
videos are a fun reward for completing an activity, encouraging repeat
Sharptooth Gulch: Kids practice 'forward',
'back', 'left' and 'right' as they help Ducky and Chomper hop across obstacles
while avoiding the prowling Sharptooths.
Musical Shapes: Children match geometric shapes
in Level 1 and pair animal icons with their counterparts in Level 2. Successful
matches trigger delightful animations and music.
Living Valley: Creativity and imagination run
wild as children construct exciting animated landscapes. Day or night scenes
come alive before kids' eyes as they 'paint' animations onto a background.
Jungle Jam: Children learn about music, using
imaginative instrument sound sets to improvise over a series of tunes while
their dino friends play along.
Adventure Stories: Kids develop storytelling
skills as they put characters, actions, settings and objects together to build
adventures for Littlefoot and friends.
Creature Cards: Budding artists design and print
cards with pictures of their favorite dino pals.
Two Special "Recess"
A feast of fun and audiovisual
surprises as the ball bumps through obstacles, chases creatures from their
caves and ends up dissolving in a lava flow. Kids can share a game or play in
sequence, cheered on by all the young dinos.
Two or more friends can play this virtual boardgame
together. Players try to reach the safety of the Great Valley, escaping the
danger zones and earning extra turns by answering trivia questions about The
Land Before Time.
Windows 98/Me/XP: 496/66 DX or better, 2x CD-ROM
drive (4x recommended), 16MB RAM (24MB recommended), 12MB free hard drive
Macintosh: Power PC, System 7.x-9.2 or OS X Classic
Mode, 2x CD-ROM drive (4x recommended), 16MB RAM (24MB recommended), 12MB free
hard drive space.
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