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Dance Mat Typing

By Chad Sansing, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Animal-themed typing practice stuck in rote learning rut.

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DANCE MAT TYPING works as typing practice for young children, but it's just that: typing practice. Moreover, the game's window of opportunity for teaching seems small because its graphics and songs seem geared toward kids who might just -- if at all -- be ready for typing. All the animals have been scripted to have their own accents, ethnicities, or nationalities, but some of them also have been drawn and placed in settings that make them seem overtly stereotypical.

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