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The Amazon Trail

The Amazon Trail

Windows 3.X - Released - 1996

The protagonist of the game sees a strange dream: a black jaguar appears and introduces himself as a servant of the Inca king. He explains that the Inca people are dying of malaria and endangered by the European explorers. The jaguar is willing to transfer the hero to the past, where he/she will have to look for the cinchona plant and deliver it to the Inca king. Part of the Trail series of educational games, The Amazon Trail features a gameplay system similar to the other installments, with adventure and simulation elements. The player will have to choose travel guides, make travel plans,...

Amazon Trail: 3rd Edition

Amazon Trail: 3rd Edition

Windows - Released - 1998

Amazon Trail 3rd Edition is an educational quest up the Amazon river. The game begins in a museum where an Amazon artifact bearing the likeness of a jaguar comes to life and speaks to you. The jaguar implores you to explore the Amazon, learn all you can about it, and seek the wisdom of the ancient people. After this intro, you are teleported to Belém, port city at the mouth of the Amazon. You must select from among 4 guides, each offering unique qualifications. Pick up a supply package consisting of fish, trading packets, harpoons, and other necessities, and you embark to travel up the Amazon...

The American Girls Premiere

The American Girls Premiere

Windows 3.X - Released - 1997

The American Girls Premiere puts players in the role of a stage director, allowing them to author, edit and play back unique stage plays starring characters from American Girl's Historical roster, from colonial-era girl Felicity Merriman to Molly McIntire, daughter of a World War II army doctor. The game makes use of digitised sprites from live theatre actors and actual accessories from the Collection. It also comes with a Director's Guide with behind-the-scenes videos on the game's development, tips and tricks on theatre production, and historical facts about the characters' respective...

Arthur's 1st Grade

Arthur's 1st Grade

Windows - Released - 2001

Arthur's award-winning learning series makes the grade! Like sharp pencils and new notebooks, supportive learning companions are key to grade school success. That’s just what you’ll find in Arthur’s 1st Grade - Rich with interactive exercises, 30 activities, and an endless supply of encouragement from Arthur and friends. Laughter, learning, and a lifetime of classroom confidence start here. Packed with a full year of important first grade skills. With over 30 activities, printable certificates, multiple skill levels, progress tracking, personalized graphics, automatic help messages, and auto...

Arthur's 2nd Grade

Arthur's 2nd Grade

Windows - Released - 2000

Based on characters from the animated television series and books, Arthur's 2nd Grade features twelve skill building activities for six to eight year olds; spanning two CD-ROMs, with additional home-based assignments. Included activities build fundamental skills while helping various characters. When learning about the United States and other geographical activites, you must help Muffy setup an itinerary for her father. In Measurement class, you'll be helping Brain measure various screws, pipes, and automobile parts. During mathematical activities, you can help D.W. add and subtract beans from...

Arthur's Absolutely Fun Day!

Arthur's Absolutely Fun Day!

Nintendo Game Boy Color - September 7, 2000

Based on the PBS children's cartoon, ARTHUR'S ABSOLUTELY FUN DAY offers up a ton of fun for fans of the show. In this single-player game for Game Boy Color, you play as Arthur, who wants to go to the ultimate amusement park, Wonder World. There are over 15 mini-games in Arthur's neighborhood (including air hockey, shooting hoops, cooking pancakes, and a whole lot more), each with its own style of gameplay, from simple timing exercises to mild puzzle solving. You get stars for completing them and once you have enough, you will earn a free pass to Wonder World, where all the mini-games are...

Arthur's Camping Adventure

Arthur's Camping Adventure

Windows - 2000

Arthur's Wilderness Rescue is about Arthur and Mr. Ratburn's class taking a field trip to Mount Rockslide to explore the wilderness. It should have been all fine and dandy, but Mr. Ratburn ends up twisting his ankle on arrival at the campsite. It's now up to Arthur and his friend Buster to get some help, as you choose from three different ways of getting rescue to arrive. By using the mouse, you navigate around the campgrounds to find items that you need, certain items will need to be collected like getting a bag of food by finding another item that can be used to retrieve it. Most of the...

Arthur's Kindergarten

Arthur's Kindergarten

Windows - Released - 1999

Based on characters from the animated television series and books, Arthur's Kindergarten features a collection of twelve educational activities (many printable) for children, ages four to six, spanning two CD-ROMs. Children will build fundamental skills in letter recognition, matching various sizes, shapes, and colors, choosing from factual and make-believe items in science, and calculating small amounts of change with Arthur's friend Buster. While using logical and spatial skills in finding the anteater's friends, children will build vocabulary skills through rhyme, as they learn sequences...

Arthur's Math Games

Arthur's Math Games

Windows - Released - 1999

Arthur's Pet Chase

Arthur's Pet Chase

Windows - 2003

Arthur's Preschool

Arthur's Preschool

Windows - Released - 1999

Arthur's Sand Castle Contest

Arthur's Sand Castle Contest

Windows - 2003

Arthur is an 8 year old aardvark created by children's book author and illustrator Marc Brown. In Arthur's Sand Castle Contest, he enters a castle-building contest while visiting the beach with family and friends - the goal in this game is to complete a castle using pre-made blueprints or your own imagination. This requires a certain amount of planning, as you have to collect the ingredients to make bricks: sand and water. To collect sand, you control Arthur with the mouse in an arcade-style game. As his dog Pal digs up clumps of sand, you move Arthur and his bucket across the screen with...

The Baby-Sitters Club: 5th Grade Learning Adventures

Windows - 1999

Batman: Justice Unbalanced

Batman: Justice Unbalanced

Windows - September 22, 2003

Designed for grade-schoolers, you help Batman and Robin to stop the super-villains Penguin and Two-Face from stealing beautiful jeweled eggs and destroying a Gotham City landmark. Through five different activities, and three levels of difficulty you can have fun with a wide array of high-tech devices. Helpful hints are available if needed. Sharpen important skills like critical thinking, listening, hypothesis testing and pattern recognition. To solve the mystery, you'll have to drive to various places in the Batmobile and chat with various characters including Commissioner Gordon, Batgirl, and...

Batman: Toxic Chill

Batman: Toxic Chill

Windows - September 22, 2003

Designed for grade-schoolers, you help Batman and Robin save Gotham City from Mr. Freeze who is freezing everything in sight and The Riddler who is messing with chemical plants in the city. As Batman and Robin rush to stop these environmental disasters and solve this mystery, they encounter five challenges that require the players' logical reasoning. Among the puzzles to solve, to stop The Riddler from causing chemical tanks to overflow, you need to reprogram the flow of the chemicals into storage tanks using a series of switches and valves. To help Batman unfreeze buildings, you need to...

Blinky Bill and the Magician

Blinky Bill and the Magician

Windows - Released - 1999

This single player educational title for ages 3 - 8 features Blinky Bill, a cartoon character who originated in Australia who's been around since the 1930's. He's featured in comics, an animated movie, a couple of TV series' as well as computer games. This title is based on a televised program from the series 'The Adventures Of Blinky Bill'. It is an educational title and as such features a bright colourful main menu in the form of a stage with lots of pieces of magicians equipment on it. Clicking on some items triggers a piece of animation while others trigger a mini game. The hotspots on the...

Bumble Games v1.3

Commodore 64 - 1984

Bumble Plot v1.2

Commodore 64 - 1982

Caillou: Four Seasons of Fun

Windows - 2002

Caillou: Magic Playhouse

Caillou: Magic Playhouse

Windows - 2001

Caillou: Magic Playhouse is based on the animated television series starring bald-headed little Caillou, a 4-yr-old boy, and his adventures with family and friends. In this game, you follow Caillou as he visits each room in his house and the backyard searching for treasures (from a themed group - sports, music, sun & sand, or nature - that you pre-select) and playing games. Choose a skill level - 1 to 3, which can be changed mid-game if a given activity is too easy. Use the mouse to click on items in each room to discover mini-animations and "hidden" objects. You will also make use of the...

Carmen Sandiego Adventures in Math: The Big Ben Burglary

Carmen Sandiego Adventures in Math: The Big Ben Burglary

Nintendo Wii - December 29, 2011

Bad news, detective! Those vicious villains of V.I.L.E are at it again. This time they've struck Big Ben in London, England! Just when we think we've put a stop to their trouble, they come up with a new scheme to vex us. The Chief wants ACME’s best agent on this case, and that means you, detective. So grab your gear—you're headed to London! Carmen Sandiego is back and only you can foil her V.I.L.E plans. Travel the globe, solve brain-twisting math puzzles, and catch the villain behind the Big Ben Burglary. Crack the case of the Big Ben Burglary in single-player Story...

Carmen Sandiego Adventures in Math: The Case of the Crumbling Cathedral

Carmen Sandiego Adventures in Math: The Case of the Crumbling Cathedral

Nintendo Wii - January 12, 2012

Bad news, detective! There’s trouble in Moscow, Russia. St Basil’s Cathedral has disintegrated! All that’s left is a giant pile of sand. The Chief wants ACME’s best agent on this case, and that means you, detective. Get to Moscow fast and find out what’s going on before any more monuments turn into giant sand castles. Carmen Sandiego is back and only you can foil her V.I.L.E plans. Travel the globe, solve brain-twisting math puzzles, and catch the villain behind the Crumbling Cathedral. Crack the case of the Crumbling Cathedral in single-player Story Mode. Perfect your...

Carmen Sandiego Adventures in Math: The Great Gateway Grab

Carmen Sandiego Adventures in Math: The Great Gateway Grab

Nintendo Wii - February 2, 2012

Breaking news from Mumbai, India: The Gateway of India was stolen a few hours ago. It looks like an open and shut case of V.I.L.E villainy. The Chief wants ACME’s best agent on this, and that means you, detective. Get to Mumbai fast and find the arch-criminal who carried out this monumental malfeasance. Carmen Sandiego is back and only you can foil her V.I.L.E plans. Travel the globe, solve brain-twisting math puzzles, and catch the villain behind the Great Gateway Grab. Crack the case of the Great Gateway Grab in single-player Story Mode. Perfect your math skills in...

Carmen Sandiego Adventures in Math: The Island of Diamonds

Carmen Sandiego Adventures in Math: The Island of Diamonds

Nintendo Wii - March 22, 2012

We’re between a rock and a hard place, detective! Five priceless diamonds have been stolen from some of the world’s greatest museums. The Chief wants ACME’s best agent on this case, and that means you, detective. He’s adamant that you can put Carmen Sandiego’s criminal schemes on ice once and for all! Carmen Sandiego is back and only you can foil her V.I.L.E plans. Travel the globe, solve brain-twisting math puzzles, and finally confront the world’s greatest thief. Crack the case of the Island of Diamonds in single-player Story Mode. Perfect your math skills in single-player...

Carmen Sandiego Adventures in Math: The Lady Liberty Larceny

Carmen Sandiego Adventures in Math: The Lady Liberty Larceny

Nintendo Wii - December 15, 2011

Bad news, Detective! Someone's taken a bite out of the Big Apple! The Statue of Liberty has vanished and we're pretty sure she didn't just go for a stroll. Only one criminal organization could pull off such an audacious crime—the Villain’s International League of Evil! The Chief wants ACME’s best agent on this case, and that means you, detective. So grab your gear—you're headed to New York City! Carmen Sandiego is back and only you can foil her V.I.L.E plans. Travel the globe, solve brain-twisting math puzzles, and catch the villain behind the Lady Liberty Larceny. Crack the...

Carmen Sandiego's ThinkQuick Challenge

Carmen Sandiego's ThinkQuick Challenge

Windows - Released - June 1, 1999

The object of the game is to get past Carmen's KnowBots and correctly answer questions to capture Carmen's Master Thieves. At the beginning of each mission, Chase Devineaux, the ACME Detective Agency's top agent will describes the suspect and the vital stolen knowledge. There are three difficulty levels, that cater for three age groups respectively and start players with a certain number of Energy Points. KnowBots will try to stop the ACME agent from disabling them (or delay the destruction and automatic surrender of 1/2 of the code that reveals the suspect's location) by challenging them to...

The ClueFinders 3rd Grade Adventures: The Mystery of Mathra

The ClueFinders 3rd Grade Adventures: The Mystery of Mathra

Windows - Released - January 5, 1998

Deep in the Rainforest, strange things are happening. A monster that attacked the Rainforest many years ago is believed to have returned after the mysterious disappearance of many animals and the famous naturalist Dr. Horace Pythagoras. With all these strange things happening who can save the Rainforest? The ClueFinders are called in to help save the Rainforest, and the professor. In the game your goal is to find two keys in two different parts of the Rainforest called the Goo Lagoon, and the Monkey Kingdom to open the ancient city gates where Mathra is hiding. This game for ages 7-9 teaches...

The ClueFinders 4th Grade Adventures: Puzzle of the Pyramid

The ClueFinders 4th Grade Adventures: Puzzle of the Pyramid

Windows - Released - July 13, 1998

The ClueFinders, Laptrap and their talking dog Socrates have found an ancient Egyptian tomb in Egypt with there professor. With the ClueFinders out of sight for the night, a member of the trip named Sir Alistair Loveless steals all the treasures in the tomb and kidnaps the professor with his goons. He now has a plan to cause eternal chaos to the world. The only ones who can save the professor now are the ClueFinders. The ClueFinders now must travel around the lands of Egypt, including the city of Cairo, the Nile Kingdom and the great pyramid. This game for ages 8-10, helps teach math,...

The ClueFinders 5th Grade Adventures: The Secret of the Living Volcano

The ClueFinders 5th Grade Adventures: The Secret of the Living Volcano

Windows - Released - July 5, 1999

This game tests students in the 9-10 age group on a wide variety of subjects including math, language arts, science, social studies, and problem solving. Focus is on geometry, fractions, verb tenses, life science, ecology, U.S. and world history, and cultural diversity. Four skill levels are provided for each of 16 different activities, with detailed help available along with progress tracking reports accessed through an options screen. The ClueFinders are stranded on a living island by a giant wave, and must collect various types of "cryptiles" (e.g., turquoise, jade) to free captive animals...

The ClueFinders 6th Grade Adventures: The Empire of the Plant People

The ClueFinders 6th Grade Adventures: The Empire of the Plant People

Windows - Released - July 5, 1999

In this educational adventure from The Learning Company takes kids to the underground kingdom of the Plant People to solve the mystery of two missing ClueFinders detectives. Young gamers will have to use their heads to conquer challenges in math, language, science, and social studies. The game offers 15 different activities that help kids develop skills as they make their way through the story.

The ClueFinders Reading Adventures

The ClueFinders Reading Adventures

Windows - Released - September 27, 2018

The ClueFinders are transported across the galaxy to rescue a dying planet from the grasp of the sorceress Malicia. You'll have to uncover the planet's secrets and collect useful clues to unlock a great mystery! To save their friends and the planet, two halves of a broken amulet with healing powers must be joined. Joni and Owen must travel to the shrines where the halves of the amulet are kept. Along the way, players must solve grammatical problems and learn reading comprehension, spelling, synonyms, antonyms and more. As they do, the inhabitants of the planet, each imprisoned by the evil...

The ClueFinders Search and Solve Adventures

The ClueFinders Search and Solve Adventures

Windows - Released - September 1, 2000

In this Cluefinders title, you are being challenged to exercise your critical thinking skills in the context of solving a mystery that takes place in a deserted theme park ( "late at night where peculiar things are going on" ). The learning value of this program is focused on developing the types of thinking skills that underlie much of the problem solving required in school related work, especially in the math areas. As with the other Cluefinders programs, you are presented with a story, in this case starting with a mysterious flashing light in the deserted theme park , and you have to assist...

The ClueFinders: Math Adventures

The ClueFinders: Math Adventures

Windows - Released - 1998

In a village high in the Himalayas, twenty-four priceless treasures have been stolen. An elder of the village calls the ClueFinders to help uncover the treasures and the thief's identity. Many, including the elder's pessimistic apprentice, believe the Yeti is behind the theft. However, the clues all point in different directions and it appears a different person is responsible for the theft of each item. The game is set up similar to Clue in that the central goal of each round is to identify three variables - who stole the treasure, which treasure they stole and where they hid it - based on...

ClueFinders: The Incredible Toy Store Adventure!

ClueFinders: The Incredible Toy Store Adventure!

Windows - Released - August 31, 2001

When two members of the ClueFinders are miniaturized by a shrinking ray, all four of the mystery-solving teens (and LapTrap and AliTrap, their mechanical assistants) must hunt through a San Francisco toy store for clues before the mysterious shrinking ray is turned on the city itself. As they explore, they must earn and collect items to build an unshrinking device. The player uses the mouse to navigate by clicking on arrows to move from area to area, and once a place has been visited it can be returned to via the map. All actions are performed by mouse clicks and dragging, and in one instance...

Compton's Interactive Encyclopedia

Compton's Interactive Encyclopedia

Sega CD - Released - January 1, 1994

Compton's Interactive Encyclopedia is a 1994 software program developed by The Learning Company for the Mega-CD; it was only released in North America, both as a stand-alone product and as a pack-in with the X'eye. CIE is, of course, an multimedia encyclopedia licensed from the Compton's series of print encyclopedias, sporting a comparatively impressive 34,000 subjects, 5,000 pictures, and 30 video articles from the American Library Accociation.

Cyberchase: Castleblanca Quest

Cyberchase: Castleblanca Quest

Windows - Released - 2003

Cyberchase: Castleblanca Quest is based on a PBS-produced kids show called Cyberchase. This game sets out to teach about basic math principles and spatial reasoning. The three young stars of the show and their bird creature visit the town of Castleblanca only to find that it is being inundated with an inordinate amount of sunlight. They take it upon themselves to build a solar protection device but need a number of components to do so. In order to obtain these components, the kids must play a variety of math-related games to help the monstrous townfolk.

Dr. Seuss Kindergarten

Dr. Seuss Kindergarten

Windows - 1999

This features Gerald’s new zoo and all the strange creatures. If you’re a bona-fide kid, you can get on board McGrew Zoo Choo Choo Train. Be ready to be taken two eight wonderful stops. At each stop, activities that teach you many things are waiting. Like what? For example, you will meet some Babaloots who need your number skills in fixing their wheelbarrows. Isn’t that exciting? And here’s more: you’ll meet more than 50 Dr. Seuss characters and all of them are eager to teach you something. Dr. Seuss Kindergarten Deluxe included the original game plus a bonus CD-ROM containing a whole bunch of...

Dr. Seuss Preschool

Dr. Seuss Preschool

Windows - Released - 1999

A host of classic Dr. Seuss characters guide children through essential reading and math skills. Children will join Horton the Elephant, Yertle the Turtle, Fox in Socks, Hop on Pop, and others in challenging and fun activities intended to help them learn the alphabet, numbers, counting, phonics, beginning reading skills, sorting, classifying, music and rhythm, memory skills and shapes and sizes. There are over 250 lessons included. A special feature allows for parents to create and delete separate screen names for multiple children, as well as track each child's progress in all activities...

Dr. Seuss Reading Games

Dr. Seuss Reading Games

Windows - Released - 1999

Dr. Seuss Toddler

Dr. Seuss Toddler

Windows - Released - 1999

Fisher-Price Outdoor Adventures: Ranger Trail

Fisher-Price Outdoor Adventures: Ranger Trail

Windows - Released - 1999

As Ranger Trail opens, the player has just arrived at Camp Wonderoo, where he will collect items from a list provided by Ranger Rudy, take pictures of animals, search for the elusive and mysterious Wonderoo and work toward earning his Junior Ranger Patch. The focus is on nature in this point and click cartoon-style adventure - clicking on spots in each scene yields information about animals, artifacts and plants, and an occasional piece of advice such as: "never eat anything you find in the woods".

Fisher-Price: Big Action Garage

Fisher-Price: Big Action Garage

Windows - Released - 2001

Fisher-Price: Big Action Garage is a cartoon-style animated adventure, named for the Fisher-Price toy the game idea is built upon.

Gertrude's Puzzles

Gertrude's Puzzles

Commodore 64 - 1984

Gertrude's Puzzles, like its companion game Gertrude's Secrets, is an educational title featuring Gertrude the Goose, although it's intended for a (very slightly) older audience. Here, too, the player roams around an interconnected series of chambers, and (with Gertrude's aid) solves puzzles which exercise logic, pattern recognition and visual interpretation skills. The tour of Gertrude's residence begins with a tutorial, which introduces the concept of interacting with objects by using the cursor. The three types of puzzles are based on manipulating and sorting objects according to their...

Gertrude's Puzzles

Gertrude's Puzzles

Apple II

Gertrude's Puzzles is a 1984 edutainment video game for the Apple II, Commodore 64 and DOS by The Learning Company. It is considered a sequel to the game Gertrude's Secrets. Gertrude's Puzzles was designed by Teri Perl. Gertrude's Puzzles, like Gertrude's Secrets, consists of a series of rooms, each of which contains a logic or categorization puzzle to solve using shapes and colors.

Gertrude's Secrets

Gertrude's Secrets

Commodore 64 - 1984

Gertrude's Secrets is, in brief, what you get when you take Warren Robinett's Adventure for the VCS (right down to the quacking dragon-duck!) and turn it into an educational object-sorting game for a younger audience than the earlier Robot Odyssey and Rocky's Boots. Gertrude is a benevolent goose who maintains what might be considered a dungeon: a complex of chambers containing puzzles which yield secrets -- treasures -- upon completion. But instead of monsters, the rooms contain something much scarier to a child: education in the fields of logic, pattern-matching (of colours, shapes and...

Interactive Math Journey

Interactive Math Journey

Windows 3.X - Released - 1996

Interactive Math Journey is an educational computer game for ages five to nine. The player sets off on a journey to visit the math magician while playing 25 games and activities which reinforce patterns and shapes, addition and subtraction, measurement, fractions and multiplication. Two levels of difficulty offer different challenges to the player. The first section features a rhyming math story, followed by an exploration activity and a short song. The Program Options Pad offers a progress report to keep track of what the player is doing throughout the game.

Jay Jay the Jet Plane: Jay Jay Earns His Wings

Jay Jay the Jet Plane: Jay Jay Earns His Wings

Windows - 2002

Jay Jay the Jet Plane is the hero of a CGI children's cartoon series featuring a group of animated aircraft and their friends. The action in this game begins at the fictional Tarrytown Airport, Jay Jay's home, where he is excited to hear that he's almost ready to take on his own route and fly solo. Before he can do that, however, he must fly a few more training flights to six locations where he will pick up packages, only then returning to Tarrytown. The player uses the mouse to point and click - when the player needs to pick up an item the game uses click-and-stick, a common feature in...

Little Bear Kindergarten Thinking Adventures

Little Bear Kindergarten Thinking Adventures

Windows - Released - 1999

Based on the hit TV series and the beloved children's books, Little Bear Kindergarten Thinking Adventures provides a nurturing environment where children can learn trough experience and discovery. Designed with the help of educators, this program is filled with learning adventures that will keep your child engaged for hours. hours. As Little Bear takes your child on a fun-filled camping trip to the seaside, your child will develop critical thinking and problem solving skills. In Little Bear Kindergarten Thinking Adventures your child will become an active participant in the warm, wonderful and...

Little Bear Preschool Thinking Adventures

Little Bear Preschool Thinking Adventures

Windows - Released - 1999

Based on the hit TV series and the beloved children's books, Little Bear Preschool Thinking Adventures provides a nurturing environment where children can learn trough experience and discovery. Designed with the help of educators, this program is filled with learning adventures that will keep your child engaged for hours. Your child will develop critical thinking skills by accompanying Little Bear on a playful adventure through the woods on their way to a "Just Because Party". In Little Bear Preschool Thinking Adventures your child will become an active participant in the warm, wonderful and...

Little Bear Rainy Day Activities

Little Bear Rainy Day Activities

Windows - Released - 1999

It's raining at Little Bear's house, and he needs you to help him with some activities to pass the time. He's got seven projects that focus on building skills in creativity, memory and matching, decision making, problem solving, and counting. There are more than 50 exercises designed to attract and keep the attention of children in the 3-6 year old age group. A large number of printable projects assure continued gameplay after the computer is turned off. Among the many activities available is helping Mother Bear bake Gingerbread Friend Cookies, playing dress up with Little Bear and his friends...

Little Bear Toddler Discovery Adventures

Little Bear Toddler Discovery Adventures

Windows - 2000

For children aged 18 months to 3 years, this is a fun-filled forest adventure awaits in the warm, imaginative world of Little Bear! Based on the beloved children books and popular TV series, Little Bear Toddler welcomes young learners to a nurturing environment full of laughter and learning. Every activity is especially geared toward a toddler's unique developmental needs, ensuring a stimulating and rewarding play experience. From counting to colors to cooperation and beyond a world of thrilling toddler skills. Features: Abundant positive feedback builds confidence; Adjustable learning levels...

Magic Spells

Commodore 64 - 1984

Math Rabbit

Math Rabbit

Apple II - 2019

Math Rabbit is a 1986 video game that serves as a spin-off to the Reader Rabbit edutainment series. It was made by The Learning Company for DOS and Apple II. A Deluxe version was released in 1993 for DOS, Macintosh, and Windows 3.x. Then in 1997, the game was remade for Windows and Macintosh under the title "Reader Rabbit's Math 1". The final remake for Windows and Macintosh in 1999 was titled "Reader Rabbit's Math Ages 4-6".

Math Rabbit

Math Rabbit

MS-DOS - Released - 1986

Math Rabbit is an educational game for ages 5-7. Included are four games which are designed to help build math skills. The games are: Clowns' Counting Games - a number counting game; there are three variations of increasing difficulty included. In these games the player needs to count the numbers from 1 to 8 which are presented by Math Rabbit. After successfully counting all of the numbers presented, a tune will be played. Tightrope Game - the player needs to help Math Rabbit practice walking the tightrope by matching numbers and objects. Four levels of difficulty are included. The...

Math Rabbit Deluxe

Math Rabbit Deluxe

Windows 3.X - Released - 1993

Math Rabbit uses a circus setting for four games that involve counting, number matching, and problem solving. Within each game, there are four math difficulty levels for the user (or parent or teacher) to choose from. If the user correctly answers all of the problems in a game set, he gets a ticket that he can apply toward the purchase of a toy at the prize center. “The set up of this title is excellent. The prize tickets are great incentive for kids to finish a game,” commented a parent reviewer. The games are fun for young children, and exercise a variety of beginning math skills. In the...

MetroGnomes' Music

Windows - 1992

Join the Metrognomes in a charming medley of musical activities that help children get in tune with music basics. Come play in the land of the Metrognomes. A chiming mushroom house, a tuneful flower garden, a melody festival, the Gnome Town parade, and a musical picnic blanket give children the exposure to music that experts believe will enhance their development and mastery of language. Share your children's excitement as they sing and play with the Metrognomes in their wonderful world of music. Five delightful activities teach children music basics, including: Recognizing high and low pitch;...

MetroGnomes' Music

Windows 3.X - 1992

Join the Metrognomes in a charming medley of musical activities that help children get in tune with music basics. Come play in the land of the Metrognomes. A chiming mushroom house, a tuneful flower garden, a melody festival, the Gnome Town parade, and a musical picnic blanket give children the exposure to music that experts believe will enhance their development and mastery of language. Share your children's excitement as they sing and play with the Metrognomes in their wonderful world of music. Five delightful activities teach children music basics, including: Recognizing high and low pitch;...

Mind Power Math Middle School

Windows - 2001

Based on Riverdeep's online content, this program slowly doles out tutorials on fractions, decimals, geometry, statistics, pre-algebra and algebra. As the content was originally delivered online, the CD version runs through your browser, making it somewhat awkward and clunky. The interactive lessons are informative, however, showing kids how to manipulate the numbers, but these seem to start at a level too high for most struggling math students. When learning to calculate percents, for example, basic elementary concepts are not reviewed. Rather, students are thrown right into tough content...

Mind Power Math: High School

Windows - 2001

This set of six CDs offers high school students basic and useful practice in algebra 1, algebra 2, statistics, geometry, trigonometry and calculus. In the Algebra 1 CD, for example, students choose from 12 chapters and pick a sub topic. After a written (and pictorial) demonstration of the concept (e.g. ratio and proportion), students answer 10 questions to show comprehension. Hint and Solution icons lead to useful and straightforward help, and general progress is described after each section. All things considered, although dry in format and somewhat lacking in depth, this handy set of CDs...

Moptown Hotel

Moptown Hotel

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

An early Edutainment game aimed at teaching advanced strategic thinking and reasoning. The game is comprised of 7 sub-games that also introduce pattern recognition and problem solving, all involving the Moppets of Moptown.

Moptown Parade

Moptown Parade

Commodore 64 - Released - 1984

One of the oldest releases by The Learning Company, Moptown Parade is an edutainment game aimed at teaching basic pattern recognition and logic skills to kids aged 4-7. The goal is simple: choose the traits of Moppet creatures to line up in a queue, obeying the given number of rules. For instance, if the rule says "2," you must choose the traits of the next Moppet so that it differs from the previous Moppet by 2 traits, e.g. a fat, blue Moppet can stand next to a thin, red Moppet. The number of rules, i.e. traits, can be changed from 1 to 4, thus either making the game more or less challenging...

Moptown Parade

MS-DOS - Released - 1984

One of the oldest releases by The Learning Company, Moptown Parade is an edutainment game aimed at teaching basic pattern recognition and logic skills to kids aged 4-7. The goal is simple: choose the traits of Moppet creatures to line up in a queue, obeying the given number of rules. For instance, if the rule says "2," you must choose the traits of the next Moppet so that it differs from the previous Moppet by 2 traits, e.g. a fat, blue Moppet can stand next to a thin, red Moppet. The number of rules, i.e. traits, can be changed from 1 to 4, thus either making the game more or less challenging...

Odell Down Under

Odell Down Under

Windows 3.X - 1995

You are a fish locked in the desperate game of survival in a small coral reef. As you struggle to live you'll learn about prey and predators in a reef. Controls are simple, you move your pointer to guide your fish and click on fish to try and eat them. You can also move your fish behind coral and into caves to avoid predators. There are several modes which mostly involve you gaining points by eating fish then exchanging those points to become a larger fish or one with other abilities. You can also use your points to make your own fish, the more points you have the more useful bits you can buy...

Operation Neptune

Operation Neptune

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

Operation Neptune is a math edutainment title similar to Treasure Mountain, but aimed at older kids. As with other Super Solvers games, Operation Neptune combines platform action with educational puzzles. The game helps build a solid math and problem solving foundation with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios, and percentages. Problem solving hints, calculator, and customization options are all only a keystroke away. Real-life problems such as using area, distance and volume to make measurements help kids see how math can be used in the real world.

The Oregon Trail: Classic Edition

The Oregon Trail: Classic Edition

Windows - Released - October 30, 1996

As a covered wagon party of pioneers, you head out west from Independence, Missouri to the Willamette River and valley in Oregon. You first must stock up on provisions, and then, while traveling, make decisions such as when to rest, how much food to eat, etc. The Oregon Trail incorporates simulation elements and planning ahead, along with discovery and adventure, as well as mini-game-like activities (hunting and floating down the Dalles River).

The Powerpuff Girls: Mojo Jojo's Clone Zone

The Powerpuff Girls: Mojo Jojo's Clone Zone

Windows

The Powerpuff Girls: Mojo Jojo's Clone Zone is a PC learning game published by The Learning Company, for ages 6+. The Powerpuff Girls are supposed to defeat a bunch of Mojo Jojo clones and get their motherboards to earn various prizes and more.

The Powerpuff Girls: Princess Snorebucks

The Powerpuff Girls: Princess Snorebucks

Windows - Released - November 10, 2004

PC game made by The Learning Company. In it, the Powerpuff Girls are asleep and you must fight through their nightmares to get through the stages.

Prince of Persia 3D

Prince of Persia 3D

Windows - August 31, 1999

Prince of Persia 3D, developed by Red Orb Entertainment and published by The Learning Company for Microsoft Windows, is the third and last game in the original Prince of Persia series. The game debuted in 1999, 10 years after the original, and incorporated 3D graphics in its gameplay. The Sultan of Persia and his son-in-law are visiting the Sultan's brother, Assan. The friendly family meeting soon turns into a nightmare: Assan kills the young Prince's bodyguards, locks him up in a prison, and captures the Sultan. The reason is a little disagreement between the brothers regarding matrimonial...

Princess Sissi: The Princess & Tempest

Windows - 2002

Princess Sissi is the romantic story of a real-life princess from a time long ago, now transformed into a popular TV series. Discover the story behind the real-life Princess and her faithful horse companion, Tempest. Join Princess Sissi as she tells of the story behind how she met her faithful horse companion, Tempest, in this activity-based CD-Rom game for girls aged 6 and up. Piece together Tempest's story, tack him up for a ride, solve quizzes and become an unbeatable rider!

Reader Rabbit

Reader Rabbit

MS-DOS - Released - 1987

Reader Rabbit is an educational game for children 3 through 7 designed to help reading and spelling skills. There are four different word games to play of increasing difficulty: a word sorter, a picture labeler, the word train, and a variation of the game memory.

Reader Rabbit 1 Deluxe

Reader Rabbit 1 Deluxe

Windows 3.X - Released - 1996

Reader Rabbit 2

Reader Rabbit 2

MS-DOS - Released - 1991

Reader Rabbit 2 is a game in the award winning Reader Rabbit series by The Learning Company. When the town of Word-Ville is running out of words Reader Rabbit and his mouse friend Matt try to collect words from four different activities: Vowel Pond, Word Mine, Word Patch and Alphabet Dance. Children ages 6-8 learn about Phonics, Letter Recognition and Alphabetizing skills.

Reader Rabbit 2

Reader Rabbit 2

Windows 3.X - Released - October 28, 1993

Reader Rabbit 2 is a game in the award winning Reader Rabbit series by The Learning Company. When the town of Word-Ville is running out of words Reader Rabbit and his mouse friend Matt try to collect words from four different activities: Vowel Pond, Word Mine, Word Patch and Alphabet Dance. Children ages 6-8 learn about Phonics, Letter Recognition and Alphabetizing skills.

Reader Rabbit 3

Reader Rabbit 3

Windows 3.X - Released - 1996

Reader Rabbit 3 is part of Reader Rabbit series, that is aimed at older children. When the Daily Skywriter News Company of World-ville needs some help, Reader Rabbit goes their to volunteer. In four different activities you try to match a word, or a sentence with seven word types who, where, what, why, how, did what and does what. In the activity Sneak peak you try to find a sentence that goes in a word type order and after finishing an entire story you get to see a cartoon based on it. After completing a story in all four activities you can make a newspaper based on them. There are 4...

Reader Rabbit 3

Reader Rabbit 3

MS-DOS - Released - 1993

Reader Rabbit 3 is part of Reader Rabbit series, that is aimed at older children. When the Daily Skywriter News Company of World-ville needs some help, Reader Rabbit goes their to volunteer. In four different activities you try to match a word, or a sentence with seven word types who, where, what, why, how, did what and does what. In the activity Sneak peak you try to find a sentence that goes in a word type order and after finishing an entire story you get to see a cartoon based on it. After completing a story in all four activities you can make a newspaper based on them. There are 4...

Reader Rabbit and Friends: Let's Start Learning!

Reader Rabbit and Friends: Let's Start Learning!

Windows - Released - 1995

Reader Rabbit and his friends lead preschool children through a wondrous, interactive playworld. They'll build confidence as they discover and develop learning essentials. Plus, they'll sing and dance, wiggle and giggle, and more. ABC Diner: Reader Rabbit serves up a progression of skills - from matching letters to recognizing letters and their sounds. Shape Shack: children learn to classify by color, shape, category, and even sound as they sort Mit the Monkey's toys. Pattern Parade: Ben the Ant leads a parade of patterns, encouraging children to identify and create patterns based on color,...

Reader Rabbit Personalized 1st Grade

Reader Rabbit Personalized 1st Grade

Windows - Released - January 14, 1998

In the little town of Wordville, Reader Rabbit and his friends are preparing a variety show at the local theater. Unfortunately, during the night someone stole everything they prepared, including the props, the costumes and the scripts. Reader Rabbit must now work with the town inhabitants and create them anew. This is an educational game for kids between 5 and 7 years old. It teaches elements of language, math, natural sciences, music and art. There is a total of twelve educational activities divided equally among four places that the rabbit protagonist must visit. Four of them are actually...

Reader Rabbit Personalized 2nd Grade

Reader Rabbit Personalized 2nd Grade

Windows - Released - 1997

Castles capture kids' imaginations. This software learning fortress is designed to do that and more. Combining the fun of arcade-style play with a compelling adventure and basic academic skills, the latest title in the Reader Rabbit grade-based series complements second-grade curriculum by exercising grade-appropriate skills in reading and reading comprehension, math, grammar and writing skills, science and thinking. Players embark on a quest with Sam the Lion to save Reader Rabbit by unraveling the mysteries of Dragon's Castle. But obstacles abound in the 10 main "passages" and 60 challenging...

Reader Rabbit Personalized Kindergarten

Reader Rabbit Personalized Kindergarten

Windows - Released - 1997

Develops a full year of reading, math, and early thinking skills. Join Reader Rabbit at camp and help save the party! Reader Rabbit and Mat the Mouse are planning a big campfire party, but all the supplies are missing! Can you help find them? Come along and explore Camp Happy Tails, where interactive puzzles, games, and activities create a fun-filled and suspenseful story. There are plenty of things to learn and places to explore, so let's go! Skills list: Early Reading, Noticing Differences, Simple Arithmetic, Ordering and Sequencing, Problem Solving, Measurement, Critical Thinking, Memory...

Reader Rabbit Personalized Math Ages 4-6

Reader Rabbit Personalized Math Ages 4-6

Windows - Released - November 22, 1999

Join Reader Rabbit at the amusement park, where you can play arcade games, or ride roller-coasters and the log ride to earn points that will let you buy prizes in the gift shop! Eight fun games are included in all, including a racer game where you match groups of objects with numbers, a roller coaster game where you combine numbers to arrive at a desired sum, a counting game where you associate number symbols and recognize names by hearing the numbers in song, and much more. With 50 printable activities besides the 8 interactive games, kids will benefit from the multiple games and rides, 4...

Reader Rabbit Personalized Math Ages 6-9

Reader Rabbit Personalized Math Ages 6-9

Windows - Released - November 29, 1999

Reader Rabbit's friend Sam the Lion has crashed his boat onto wacky Pirate Island while participating in a boat race. He must find parts to fix his ship from around the island so Reader Rabbit can fix it up. Kids will play arcade-style games to explore the island, find various parts, outsmart and avoid some funny pirates, and compete in a race. One example of an activity is using fractions by combining yummy ingredients into the perfect pizza to win a part for the boat. There are 29 interactive games on the CD in all, with over 100,000 math problems. With an additional 50 printable activities...

Reader Rabbit Personalized Preschool

Reader Rabbit Personalized Preschool

Windows - Released - 1997

This is an updated version of Let’s Start Learning which is targeted to preschool children ages 3 to 5. This educational game’s content features number recognition, counting skills, shapes, sorting, letter sounds, letter recognition, and patterns. Games include the Counting Club, the Shape Shack, the ABC Diner, and the Pattern Parade. There are also some mini-activities included in some of the game sections, such as the Hide and Seek Gallery. The Story follows Reader Rabbit, Sam the Lion, and Matilda the Mouse at an old abandoned carnival. By finding the four keys hidden throughout the game,...

Reader Rabbit Personalized Reading Ages 4-6

Reader Rabbit Personalized Reading Ages 4-6

Windows - Released - 1999

40+ interactive storybooks and activities, over 100 reading lessons. Phonics, listening and thinking, vocabulary, identifying letters, rhyming words, comprehension, reading aloud, letter sounds, blending sounds, word recognition, sounding-out words, reading sentences, making predictions.

Reader Rabbit Toddler

Reader Rabbit Toddler

Windows - Released - 1997

Reader Rabbit's Toddler is part of the Learning Company's multi-subject educational game series for children. As its name suggests, this reading centered title is meant for children as young as 18 months, and thus focuses on pre-reading skills such as sound matching, letter and shape recognition and creative play. In the introduction, Reader Rabbit and his friend, Mat the Mouse, enter a magic book where there are many places to explore. From the main page, toddlers can color, solve simple puzzles, play a matching game, and follow along to simple finger-play songs like Itsy-Bitsy Spider....

Reader Rabbit: 1st Grade

Reader Rabbit: 1st Grade

Windows 3.X - 1998

In the little town of Wordville, Reader Rabbit and his friends are preparing a variety show at the local theater. Unfortunately, during the night someone stole everything they prepared, including the props, the costumes and the scripts. Reader Rabbit must now work with the town inhabitants and create them anew. Reader Rabbit: 1st Grade is an educational game for kids between 5 and 7 years old. It teaches elements of language, math, natural sciences, music and art. There is a total of twelve educational activities divided equally among four places that the rabbit protagonist must visit. Four...

Reader Rabbit: Kindergarten

Reader Rabbit: Kindergarten

Nintendo DS - July 29, 2011

Reader Rabbit Kindergarten is a video game within the edutainment series Reader Rabbit, published by The Learning Company in June 1997. A new version of the game was developed in-house by Graffiti Entertainment, and was released in 2009.

Reader Rabbit: Thinking Adventures Ages 4-6

Reader Rabbit: Thinking Adventures Ages 4-6

Windows - Released - October 1, 1999

Help Reader Rabbit and friends throw a birthday party for Sam the Lion. There are so many fun things to do, from making cookies to practicing party games. But don't let Sam figure out what is going on--it's a surprise party. This adventure is chock full of mind-enriching activities that provide a solid foundation for success in learning.

Reader Rabbit's Interactive Reading Journey

Reader Rabbit's Interactive Reading Journey

Windows 3.X - Released - 1993

Reader Rabbit's Interactive Reading Journey 2

Reader Rabbit's Interactive Reading Journey 2

Windows - Released - 1996

Reader Rabbit's Kindergarten

Reader Rabbit's Kindergarten

Windows 3.X - Released - 1997

Reader Rabbit's Kindergarten is part of the Learning Company's multi-subject educational game series for children, aimed at the 4 - 6 year old. The educational focus of this animated game is on pre-reading and social skills, developing the ability to predict outcomes, order items and understand consequences, as well as practicing letters, sounds, and numbers. Reader Rabbit and Mat the Mouse are called to Camp Happy Tails to recover party items hidden by a renegade porcupine, Spike. From the main page, the player can set off down one of four trails: Canoe Match, Diner Lineup, Number Lumber...

Reader Rabbit's Learn to Read with Phonics: Preschool & Kindergarten

Reader Rabbit's Learn to Read with Phonics: Preschool & Kindergarten

Windows - Released - 1999

Join Reader Rabbit on a joyful journey to build reading confidence and success! Develop essential reading skills while exploring 26 Letter Lands filled with fun phonics activities and engaging storybooks. Practice language arts skills while playing with four fabulous word-making machines at the Word Factory. From letters and sounds, to words, and spelling, and on to reading comprehension.

Reader Rabbit's Reading 1

Reader Rabbit's Reading 1

Windows 3.X - Released - 1997

Reader Rabbit's Reading 1 is an updated version of the original Reader Rabbit educational game for DOS. In this edition, The Learning Company's trademark Rabbit is dismayed to learn that all the words in Wordville have been lost from the books, newspapers and letters; the player's goal is to load new words from the Word Factory onto Ernest the word train and deliver them to Wordville as replacements.

Reader Rabbit's Reading 1

Reader Rabbit's Reading 1

Windows - Released - 1997

Reader Rabbit's Reading 1 is an updated version of the original Reader Rabbit educational game for DOS. In this edition, The Learning Company's trademark Rabbit is dismayed to learn that all the words in Wordville have been lost from the books, newspapers and letters; the player's goal is to load new words from the Word Factory onto Ernest the word train and deliver them to Wordville as replacements.

Reader Rabbit's Reading 2

Reader Rabbit's Reading 2

Windows - Released - 1997

Reader Rabbit's Reading Development Library 1

Windows 3.X - Released - July 10, 1994

Reader Rabbit's Reading Development Library 1

Reader Rabbit's Reading Development Library 1

Windows - Released - June 23, 1997

Reader Rabbit's Reading Development Library 2

Reader Rabbit's Reading Development Library 2

Windows - 1997

Reader Rabbit's Reading Development Library 2

Reader Rabbit's Reading Development Library 2

Windows 3.X - 1994

Reader Rabbit's Reading Development Library 3

Windows 3.X - Released - July 26, 1995

Reader Rabbit presents Reading Development Library, the only multilevel series of interactive books designed to develop a child's reading skills and confidence. Interactive books and activities develop comprehension, vocabulary, and word recognition at each stage of a child's reading development. At the same time, the stories delight with animated illustrations, lifelike speech, and clickable surprises. No other interactive books do more to prepare your child for a lifelong love of reading! This third edition features the stories of The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg & The Princess and the...

Reader Rabbit's Reading Development Library 4

Reader Rabbit's Reading Development Library 4

Windows - Released - June 19, 1997

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