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Fun With Electronics April 18, 2009

Science & Nature

Fun With Electronics

Fun With Electronics (Philips Interactive Media ages 8 & up) brings back that old sixth-grade standby, the “do it yourself” electronics kit (more…)

 

Dr. Health’nstein’s Body Fun February 21, 2009

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Health & Anatomy

Dr. Health’nstein’s Body Fun

Dr. Health’nstein’s Body Fun (StarPress Multimedia – ages 8 & up) is a game, although not one that every child will enjoy. The basic layout is the “road of life,” which has four parts, going from childhood (the game starts at age 10) through old age (more…)

 

Fun Around the House February 6, 2009

Games

Fun Around the House

There’s nothing fun about Fun Around the House (Queue – ages 4-8). Take a 1950’s nuclear family – Mom, Dad, Jimmy, and Sally (really!), and the required pets – and plop them down in a suburban home (more…)

 

Fun With 100 Words February 3, 2009

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Kid’s Education

Fun With 100 Words

A prime example of wishful thinking is Fun With 100 Words (Smartworks – ages 3-7). Fun is the last word we’d choose to describe this title. To begin with, every time we clicked on a screen, before the picture of an animal or whatever came up, we’d get a brief glimpse of a screen that said the program used “Autodesk Animation Version for Windows” (more…)