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from Computing with Kids
A Complete Zoboomafoo Interactive
Mangatsika! The hit PBS kids TV series is Leap, Leap, Leaping onto
Zoboomafoo is the first wildlife series created especially with preschoolers
in mind. Real life "creature adventures" Chris and Martin Kratt join with a
friendly lemur, Zoboomafoo, to host a lively group of animal friends in their
adventure outpost "Animal Junction."
Who Could It Be?
What animals did Zoboo see on his way to
Animal Junction? Turn over the cards and find matches to see who it was.
Who will win the Animal Race in Zobooland?
help Zoboo's friends answer questions about the animals visiting Animal
Junction and win the race.
Look out, the Snack Machine has exploded!
Help Zoboo catch all the falling snacks in his basket.
Color pictures of friends form
Zobooland on your computer. Or print the pictures out and color them with your
crayons, paints or markers.
Features and Activities:
- 10 Fun and Educational Activities
- 4 Zoboomafoo Songs
- 6 Print and Do Creature Crafts
- A Complete Zoboomafoo Adventure
- Video from the Hit PBS Kids Television Series
- 3 Skill Levels
- Save Feature
Windows 95/98/Me/XP: Pentium 166 (or equivalent), 256-color display
(800x600), 16 MB RAM, 4x CD-ROM drive, sound card, 5MB hard disk space.
Macintosh:Power Macintosh or G3, System 8.1 or later, thousands of
colors (800x600), 16MB RAM, 4X CD-ROM drive, 5MB hard disk space.
Computing with Kids by Jinny Gudmundsen
"Seven of these activities explore
worthwhile exploits like following directions to find fruit, playing memory and
logic games, matching baby animals with their parents, and participating in
creative art and craft activities. The other four activities are pure
"Unfortunately, Zoboomafoo suffers from a rigid interface that presents the
11 games at specific intervals and does not allow the child control over the
play. It is also difficult to switch between the three difficulty levels
offered in these activities.
"However, the Kratt brothers respect and love of nature is obvious and
infectious. They create a caring world of nature that helps teach children to
appreciate the diverse world in which we live."
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