Friday, July 8, 2011

Childsplay for kids

 Childsplay is a collection of educational activities for young children and runs on Windows, OSX, and Linux. It can be used at home, kindergartens and pre-schools. Childsplay is a fun and save way to let young children use the computer and at the same time teach them a little math, letters of the alphabets, spelling, eye-hand coordination etc.

Childsplay is part of the project

Childsplay includes the following games:
 * Numbers - Put the correct operator between two numbers.
 * SoundNpic - A toy for young children with pictures and sounds.
 * Packid - A pac-man game, try to catch the letters.
 * Soundmemory - The classic memory game, with sounds.
 * Fallingletter - Type them before the reach the ground.
 * Findsound - Listen to a sound and find the image to which it belongs
 * Findsound2 - The same as findsound, now with numbers and letters.
 * Pong - The classic game, play alone or against another child.
 * Billiards - Try to shoot the balls into the hole.

Childsplay installation:
  On ubuntu  open a terminal and type

sudo apt-get install childsplay
After installation you can open childsplay from Applications > Education > Childsplay