Composition ENGL 112
March 24, 2013
Review of Jumpstart Preschool PC Game
I have chosen to review a PC game, one designed specifically for children around the ages of 3-4. It’s the Jumpstart Preschool PC game. Some people would probably disagree with me that a video games are for learning; it’s for playing and rotting the brain. I, however, think this particular game is the best thing that ever happened to my son. My son has not had the privilege of being in a daycare that taught all the basics. When I finally got him into a daycare that teaches, I got laid-off at work. I have since then have had no luck of finding another job, but I have tried several things, trying to teach my son the basic first things a toddler learns such as shapes, colors, animals, etc. I had preschool books that did okay, but his attention wouldn’t last very long. We tried flashcards, which held a little more attention than the books because they are more like a game. We also had a few toys that sang songs and taught different things, but when I found and bought the Jumpstart Preschool PC game, I knew after the first day I had found the best way to teach my son. Within the first day my son didn’t even need me helping him. I showed him how to use the mouse on my computer, and everything else the game taught him by showing him what to do step by step, then had him try it on his own. I was so amazed at how quickly he caught on that I would sit and watch him play this game and never got bored. It brought a smile to my face to know that my little boy wouldn’t miss out on his education. The Jumpstart Preschool PC game is a great way to get your child ready for school because it is easy to use, teaches your child several skills and it’s affordable.
One thing that parents would expect from this product is that it’s easy for the kids to use. Not only is it easy for kids to use but also easy for...