Pick Reader Rabbit is a trustworthy software character
whose name is synonymous with edutainment. With this new 2001
series of Reader Rabbit titles, his look is updated, but the
software is just as "edutaining"if not more so. This
first grade title has a dazzling adventure story line that
involves children in an adventure and mission. The educational
activities that kids need to complete in order to progress in the
story are of excellent quality. Kids, for example, balance a
tree's branches with equivalent equations, complete sentences, and
work with frames in order to create simple animations.
the software is very easy to navigate, the educational activities
are more advanced then those found in most titles designed for
first grade. Parents might need to pull up a chair and give kids a
hand, but the experience will be a rewarding one for children.
Certainly, the graphics, songs, and story all combine to create a
very entertaining game. Kids will want to persevere to the end. In
fact, those that do will have worked through all activities and
subjects enough to come away from the game with an educational
This title is
our top pick for advanced first-graders.
- Seamless combination of
education and entertainment
- Plenty of problem
- Adjusting levels of
- Challenging content for
beginning first graders.
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