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ZOOM Thinkin' Things:
All Around Frippletown
$4.95 (Win95/98/Mac) (Jewel Case) (THINKINFDJ)



Ages: 4 to 8

Fun and Learning at Every Crossroads

Welcome to FrippleTown, where dozens of fun-loving Fripples will tickle your funny bone and challenge your brain. Discover and use the best of your creative thinking skills! Think through problems and explore solutions to furnish the Fripples with artful flags, crazy cookies, door-to-door surprises and more. Every visit to FrippleTown is a chance to discover something new.

Three Ways All Around FrippleTown Helps Build Better Thinkers

1. 100s of Puzzling Problems to Solve
FrippleTown is filled with opportunities to develop and exercise thinking skills. And, friendly characters guide your child toward problem-solving success.

2. Discover and Create
Four unique environments encourage creative and independent thinking. New discoveries motivate kids to come back, time and time again.

3. Activities that Grow with Your Child
Built-in "Grow Slides" monitor your child's progress, and offer more advanced challenges as your child succeeds.

Look What's Waiting in FrippleTown!

  • 100s of Creative Thinking Challenges
  • 14 Self-Adjusting Skill Levels
  • Educator-Designed Activities to Complement Classroom Learning
  • Humorous & Engaging Characters

Thousands of Brain-Building Opportunities

  • Problem Solving
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Map Reading & Navigation
  • Number Patterns & Sequences
  • Testing of Hypotheses
  • Prediction of Outcomes
  • Rule Discrimination
  • Visual Creativity

Put Your Brain to Work All Over Town!

There's so much to see and do in FrippleTown - you're bound to discover something new at every turn. Get behind the wheel of the delivery van and explore all the routes around town. Meet new friends, join in wacky activities and encounter challenges that can boost your brain power, creative problem solving and critical-thinking skills.

Roll by the Numbers at Skate Park
Flo loves to create works of skating art using number sequences you choose for her. Change the numbers, and she'll skate out hundreds of colorful masterpieces for you to save and share.

Add Reasoning to the Recipe
Look out! Bob and Gaston are baking again! Help them create the cookies of the customers' dreams. Deduce the ingredients and the order of steps to cook up treats for all the Fripples in town.

Deliver a Fripple Package to 4th Avenue
Turn left at C Street and head north toward the park - a Fripple is waiting for a delivery! Use the map and compass points, and watch out for one-way streets.

Paint Flags for Finicky Fripples
Become the chief flag designer at Orville's Flag Shop. Paint flags that fit "the secret rule" behind each Fripple's flag collection. (Psst: Bernadette likes three dots of any color.) What will your flags look like?


Windows 95/98: Pentium or better, hard disk with 8 MB free, 16MB memory, 640x480, 256 colors, double speed or faster CD-ROM drive, Windows compatible sound card. Optional: Edmark TouchWindow.

Macintosh: System 7.0.1 or higher, 68040 or better, or PowerPC, 16MB memory, 7000K unused, 640x480, 256 colors, double speed or faster CD-ROM drive. Optional: Edmark TouchWindow.

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