Classic Computer Magazine Archive ANTIC VOL. 7, NO. 4 / AUGUST 1988


Pre-Schoolers' New Software Guide

By Gregg Pearlman

Rating 37 Atari 8-bit educational programs

If you're searching for just the right software for children aged 3 to 6, you might want to look into the 1988 Survey of Early Childhood Software.

Hundreds of educational progmms, including 37 for the 8-bit Atari, are rated for ease of use, educational value,instructional design, computer compatibility, skills required and amount of adult supervision needed.

For the 8-bit Atari, the 10 top-rated programs are:

	78	First Shapes		First Byte
	76	Kid's Stuff		Stone & Associates
	75	Make a Match		Springboard
	74	First letters		First Byte
	73	Music Maestro		Springboard
	73	Stickybear Opposites	Weekly Reader
	70	Stickybear Shapes	Weekly Reader
	69	Story Machine		Spinnaker
	68	Learning With Leeper	Sierra On-Line
	68	Grandma's House		Spinnaker

$20. High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, 600 N. River Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48198. (313) 485-2000.