Parents' Guide to

JumpStart Advanced Preschool World

By Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Lush 3D world where kids can romp and learn.

Game Windows 2008
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 2+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 2+

uh-oh changed program - requires subscription and internet!

Read the reviews on Amazon! They've changed this software and now require an internet connection and subscription!

This title has:

Too much consumerism
age 2+

Good for the little ones but not great

It's ok, I would not get this for an advanced or gifted child. My barely 2.5 year old just got this and although it is educational, he has already mastered all of the skills (alphabet, numbers, colors, shapes, etc) several months ago so it is not challenging for him but has taught him how to use the mouse, etc. Although my 2 year old is a little advanced for his age, I would not get this for a child over 4 unless they are delayed.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2):
Kids say: Not yet rated

This JumpStart Preschool World is a feast for the eyes and senses. Butterflies float by, birds sing, and the friendly characters teach by sharing experiences. They will talk about the importance of eating a healthy breakfast, of exercising, and brushing your teeth daily. They explain how having friends means sharing your things and ask children to do that in the game.

The learning games do a good job of introducing preschool concepts, although at times, they don't provide enough help when the preschooler doesn't know the correct answer. For example, in a dot-to-dot game of clicking on numbers in numerical order, if your child doesn't know what number comes next, the game suggests trying again without highlighting the correct number.

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