Preschool Success Starter

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Ages: 3 to 5

Where Children Learn While They Play

Give your child an early learning advantage with more than 20 fundamental skills your child will use in school. Developed with teachers for maximum learning and fun, these interactive activities will enchant your child for hours on end. There's so much to do - counting, adding, singing, phonics, matching, early reading and much more - that children can't help but learn, setting the stage for success in Kindergarten and beyond.

Letters and Phonics

Learn to recognize letters and sound, differentiate between upper and lower case letters and watch daring dogs perform amazing acrobatic feats.

Reading Readiness

Follow the words as you sing along. Words that change into pictures help reinforce reading understanding.

Numbers and Counting

Counting up and down fun. How many cats are here? Add one more...now how many?

Comparisons

Learn the concepts of equal, less and more with incredible balancing cats.

Shapes

Match the shape of the birds with the shapes at the bottom of the page. Be quick, these flying friends are good at hiding.

Pattern Recognition

Look closely, then sort and match birds of different sizes, colors and patterns. Watch out, they squawk.

Music and Rhythm

Clap along with the song by tapping the spacebar in time with the beat and watch the garden grow.

Building Words

Find the letters that form the displayed word then watch the dogs perform silly tricks just for you.

Singing and Body Movement

Sing along with your favorite songs and learn some new ones, too. Move with the music...now you're cookin'.

Keyboard and Mouse Control

Click and move to feed the animals and to uncover delightful surprises.

Introduce Your Child to the Fun of Learning

Give your child an entertaining introduction to learning with this easy-to-follow program, inspired by curious preschoolers' favorite things, like puppies, kittens, stories and songs. Prepare your child for the excitement of Preschool and help your child continue to practice fundamental skills at home with this acclaimed learning set.

Special Features:

Multiple levels for continued play

Pages to print and color

8 sing along songs for audio CD

Disc 1 - Maggie's Farmyard Adventure

Author/Director Pat Farrell created Maggie's Farmyard Adventure to help young children learn fundamental word association, counting and music. She also created songs and incidental music for several Living Books products. Pat was Composer and Assistant Director for Kevin Henkes' Sheila Rae, The Brave, the first sing-along Living Books musical story, which included nine songs that were later translated into six languages.

Disc 2 - Eager's Pet Show

Producer/Director Mike Dashow's Eager's Pet Show teaches letters, counting, shapes, colors and patterns. For more than six years, Michael has headed animation teams and created characters for numerous award-winning Living Books titles. He also created activities for such favorites as Kevin Henkes' Shiela Rae, The Brave, and Dr. Seuss's ABC.

Requirements: Windows - Windows 3.1 or Windows 95; 33MHz 486 or faster required; 8MB RAM; Requires 10MB hard disk space; 2X CD-ROM drive or faster required; SVGA monitor/display card 640x480, 256 colors; Windows compatible sound device; Printer support: works with most popular printers (monochrome and color) supported by Windows.

Requirements: Macintosh - Macintosh and Power Macintosh native; System 7.0.1 or higher; 25MHz 68030 processor or faster/Power Macintosh; 8MB RAM/5MB free; Requires 3MB hard disk space; 2x CD-ROM drive or faster required; Monitor: 13-inch or larger color; 256 colors; Printer support: works with most popular Macintosh compatible printers (monochrome and color).


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