A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this game.
This software encourages children to help others.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this software only works with the Comfy Easy PC keyboard (sold separately, $80). It's a perfect first computer software adventure for kids who have graduated from simply playing cause-and-effect games. Kids learn basic problem-solving skills as they help Jumpy the Dog find his missing bone. Since the location of the bone changes when you play the adventure a second time, the software has some replayability.
Is It Any Good?
This game offers a great "first" software adventure for kids as young as 3, inserting many clever learning opportunities within its storyline. It is slow-moving and charming, which makes it more appropriate for preschoolers than kindergartners. The bone is hidden in more than one place, so kids can play the adventure more than once.
World of Colors is a perfect fit for kids who own Easy PC and have outgrown the accompanying First Steps software. It is also a great way to introduce a 3-year-old to the computer, but it will require the purchase of Easy PC. While the system is an $80 investment, it keeps your adult files safe and little sticky fingers away from your keyboard. Also, there are many more software titles available for the system.
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