Jump Start Preschool (PC and Mac, CD-ROM) Knowledge Adventure - 1995 USA, Canada Release

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Jump Start Preschool
Product ID 38981-00529
Product UPC 738981005294
Platform(s) PC and Mac
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1995
Publisher(s) Knowledge Adventure
Category(s) Education, Preschool
Recommended age(s) 2-4.
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Leap to an early understanding of letters, numbers, shapes and colors in Casey's colorful classroom bursting with animation and song. Packed with twice the learning activities of most other educational programs, Jump Start Preschool has 10 irresistible interactive puzzles, games and play areas.

Kids learn:

  • Pre-reading.
  • Letters.
  • Numbers.
  • Shapes.
  • Colors.
  • Differences.
  • Sequencing.
  • Counting.
  • Quantities.
  • Spatial Relations
  • Listening Skills.
  • Music.
  • Songs.
  • Vocabulary.
  • Phonics.

Endless fun.
Creative games and happy melodies keep children delighted for hours and hours.

Continuous Challenge.
The program automatically monitors successes and attempts and adjusts the difficulty levels in each activity. Children stay challenged because the levels match their abilities. They can also change the levels themselves. This Jump Start innovation tracks up to 99 children.

Friendly Guide.
Sweet and cuddly animated hosts greet and encourage your child in each activity. Meet Casey Cat, Pierre Polar Bear, Kisha Koala and Eleanor Elephant.

The award-winning Jump Start Elementary Learning System is based on nationally recommended curricula and actual teacher lesson plans. The result is an incredible variety of activities that makes learning fun.

A full year of learning in one box!
Choosing the best educational software for your child can be challenging. The Jump Start System makes it easy by taking what children learn in school and organizing it by grade, so real grade-based learning is reinforced in every Jump Start product. The innovative classroom setting encourages your child to explore a familiar world filled with animated friends who provide encouragement through an amazing variety of games, puzzles and songs, all of which teach a full year of preschool learning.

Listening Skills.
Listen to verbal clues and apply deductive reasoning to find where Felicia the Fish is hiding.

Learn letters, numbers and shapes by coloring pictures. Each finished picture becomes an adorable animated reward.

Letters, numbers, shapes.
Develop visual memory by finding identical pictures, letters, numbers or shapes. Successful matching is rewarded by trumpeting, high-stepping, dancing animations.

Identify first letter sounds, find the beginning letters of words and match similar pictures with Kisha Koala.

Music and songs.
Sing along with 16 songs that teach counting to 10, telling time, geometric shapes, nursery rhymes, ABC's, days of the week, seasons and more!

Distinguish between objects with different colors, shapes or letters. This pre-reading skill later helps preschoolers identify the difference between letters such as b, d and p.

Connect numbers and letters in the correct sequence by clicking on the dots. Finished pictures spring to life.

Spatial relationships.
Associate relative sizes in four puzzle games of the beach, zoo, sea and shapes.

Counting and quantity.
Count the number of turtle eggs and help Mama Turtle find her correct nest.

System Requirements

PC Windows 3.1
Required CPU 486-25
Required RAM 4MB
Req. Hard Drive 5MB Free
Requires Mouse Yes
Required CD Speed 2X
Required Audio Yes
Supported Video SVGA 256 Color
PC Windows 95
Required CPU 486-25
Required RAM 8MB
Req. Hard Drive 5MB Free
Requires Mouse Yes
Required CD Speed 2X
Required Audio Yes
Supported Video SVGA 256 Color
Mac System 7.1
Required CPU Mac LC III
Required RAM 8MB
Req. Hard Drive 1MB Free
Required CD Speed 2X
Supported Video 13" 256 Color

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