Imagination Express Destination: Ocean

Imagination Express Destination Ocean PC MAC CD kids learn environment game! 







"Destination: Ocean," Edmark's newest release in the ImaginationExpress series adds new features and technology, which are automatically addedto the other Imagination Express titles.In this release, the user can create animated and narrated books about life in the ocean.

The target age is 6 to 12, but the program includes options forparents, allowing them to control the available features or to select"Configure for Young Child."When this option is selected, the product islimited to a "powerful electronic puppet theater" suitable for younger kids.

My two-year-old really enjoyed this CD.He loved choosing the graphics toplace on the background and telling me where to put them.Although toocomplex for him to play on his own, it is an ideal supervised activity, evenfor his age.

The Movie-Making tool is the primary addition to the ImaginationExpress series.Now kids can "select theme music for their movies, recordtheir own narratives or sound effects and turn on sticker animation in everyscene."I was impressed by how easy it was to put a book together, despitethe technical capacities of this product.The icons were clear and logical.

Another technological addition is the moveable text areas.Users canadd text to every scene in their choice of font, color and size.They canthen move those text areas around to anywhere they want in the scene, with or without a decorative border.

There are plenty of background and sticker options.Many of thestickers are animated--a diver that swims, a bird with flapping wings, etc.All of them "auto-size," changing proportions to add a real-life perspectiveto the scene.The stickers also go where they are dragged, such as into acave or through kelp.

The recording procedure was very simple--click on the microphoneicon, record narration or a sound effect, and play it back.The recorded sound can then be combined with one of the many included music tracksbefore or after the "movie."The product also includes sound effects formany of the stickers.

This product, like the others in the series, has several helps toencourage creativity in writing."Story Ideas" offers creative suggestionsto help a user brainstorm for story topics.The "Dear Parents Section" isdesigned to help parents encourage their children to write.The "Fact Book"provides information on the ocean environment so users can do research fortheir writing.

Since so many kids graduate from high school without good writingskills, I think this product would be a wonderful choice for parents who want to give their kids a head start.It provides a creative platform forchildren to learn about writing, research, brainstorming, and the oceanenvironment, while adding an element of fun.Furthermore, users can printout their books and show them off to others, giving them a sense of pridein their work.

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