Reading Blaster Jr. (PC and Mac, CD-ROM) Davidson (051581096012) - 1996 USA, Canada Release

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Reading Blaster Jr.
Product ID 51581-09601
Product UPC 051581096012
Platform(s) PC and Mac
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1996
Publisher(s) Davidson
Category(s) Education, Language, English, English Reading
Recommended age(s) 4-7.
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Teaches your child to read with phonics.

Nothing is more important than teaching your child to read. And no one makes learning more thrilling than Kid Blasternaut and the Blaster Pals. These younger versions of everyone's favorite characters from the best-selling Reading Blaster and Math Blaster bring learning to life in this exciting new adventure game designed specifically to teach kids to read.

Children will experience a 3-D multimedia fantasy world where they'll travel through galaxies of sounds, words, sentences and stories. Each carefully designed "mission" helps children build the phonics skills necessary to begin reading.

Kids discover the magic of reading stories and gain confidence from their success as they:

  • Identify phonic sounds and letter blends.
  • Learn to sound out words.
  • Recognize key words by sight.
  • Build early dictionary skills.
  • Increase reading comprehension.
  • Construct stories through sequencing.

Reading Blaster Jr. teaches your child to read with:

  • Progressively challenging steps that build essential phonics and reading skills.
  • 25 printable books your child will be able to read again and again.
  • A child-friendly interface that puts control in your child's hands.
  • Off-line activities described in an illustrated, computer-accessible Parent Tips module.
  • Vivid 3-D graphics, wacky surprises and interactive characters that make learning fun!

And best of all-

  • Kid Blasternaut's exploratory craft is specially designed to inspire learning as young adventurers engage the on-board controls, including:
    • 200 word "talking dictionary."
    • Intergalactic e-mail and message maker.
    • Silly sentence maker.
    • Cosmic radio featuring 6 original songs.
    • 3-D toy catalog.

Welcome aboard the Blaster Ship. Fasten your Blasterbelt, check your e-mail, and set your course for fun and adventure!

On the Planet of Lost Things, you'll find surprises, uncover words, and hear rhymes as you respond to sound and letter clues.

As a contestant on the universe's wackiest game show, the Cosmic Word-Builder, you'll earn fabulous surprises while building words with phonics.

Match letters, sounds and pictures on the Lunar Toy Station. Then crank up the controls and create your own toys!

Match the story starts to the storytellers, and turn your screen into a story machine.

System Requirements

PC Windows 3.1
Required CPU 486-33
Required RAM 8MB
Requires Mouse Yes
Required CD Speed 2X
Recommend Audio Yes
Supported Video VGA
PC Windows 95
Required CPU 486-33
Required RAM 8MB
Requires Mouse Yes
Required CD Speed 2X
Recommend Audio Yes
Supported Video VGA
Mac System 7.0
Required CPU Performa 575
Required RAM 12MB
Required CD Speed 2X
Supported Video 13" 256 Color

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