GCompris is an educational software suite with numerous activities for children aged 2 to 10. Some of the activities are game-orientated, but nonetheless still educational. These include computer discovery (keyboard, mouse, different mouse gestures), algebra (table memory, enumeration, double entry table, mirror image), science (the canal lock, the water cycle, the submarine, electric simulation), geography (place the country on the map), games (chess, memory, connect 4, oware, sudoku), reading practice, and others (learn to tell time, puzzles of famous paintings, vector drawing, cartoon making, etc.). It currently offers in excess of 100 activities, and more are being developed.
Re: gcompris (great!)
> This project is just fantastic! And
> according to my daughter (she got
> started with gcompris when she was 3 -
> now 4!) it lacks just ONE thing!
> Backgroung music!
> She's always asking me:"Where's
> the music?"
> It's difficult to grab their (the
> kids) without music!
> TKS for this great job!
> Ricardo C.O. Freitas
Please, check the latest version. There is an amazing intro music and now several boards do have speaken voice for letters, numbers, colors, and concratulations.
These voices are available for english, french, spanish and german.