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ZOOM Travel The World
With Timmy
$12.95 (Win3.1/95/98/Mac) (Retail) (TRAVTIMDR)

Publisher: Edmark

Children: Ages 4 to 7

Explore The World & Learn The Basics With Timmy!

Discover how children of Argentina, Japan, and Kenya, are just like you, but how they differ, too. Gain an appreciation for cultural diversity while comparing cultures through number and word activities, stories, songs, games, and crafts. Cross-curricular activities explore math, creativity, and language arts. Special features include the ability for students to look up and hear words in Japanese, Swahili, Spanish, and English and an early introduction to the sounds and rhythms of foreign speech.

Features

Sing Along with Native Songs: Sing traditional songs in Spanish, Japanese, Swahili. In the Kenyan family song shown, the whole family is invited to pet the dog.

Write Stories About Timmy & His Friends: Choose characters, settings and actions, then hear your stories read aloud in English or a foreign language as often as you like. Print them as books to read to others.

Play Problem-Solving Games: Practice following directions and use logic as you move bugs around in a game from Kenya. Each game has a two-player option and three levels of difficulty.

Discover Culture Through Arts & Crafts: Learn interesting facts about the people, places, and animals of other countries while you paint and decorate cultural artwork. Print, color, and assemble crafts for hours of imaginative play.

Understand Numbers & Quantities: Recognize numbers and learn about quantities. Add people, animals, buildings, and familiar items to create villages. Build the towns that Stanley asks for, or dream up your own. Learn new foreign words, too.

Use a Talking Picture Dictionary: This special dictionary is always at hand when you need to look up and hear new words in Japanese, Swahili, Spanish.

Learning Opportunities:

Basic School Skills
Early reading Numbers and Quantities Logic and Problem Solving
Memory Skills Creativity Self-Expression
Foreign Languages
Basic Vocabulary Foreign Characters and Letters Sounds and Rhythms
Cultural Awareness
Traditional songs and games Cultural foods, clothing and housing Arts and crafts of other lands

Requirements:

Windows 3.1/95/98: 486, Pentium or better 66 MHz or faster recommended Hard disk with 10 MB free 8 MB memory (RAM) Super VGA graphics, 640x480 256-color monitor Double speed (2X) or faster CD-ROM drive Windows-compatible sound card.

Macintosh: Mac 7.0.1 - 68040 or better or PowerPC Hard disk with 3 MB free 8 MB memory (RAM) 13" monitor or larger, 640x480, 256 or more colors Double speed (2X) or faster CD-ROM drive .



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