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This is a lets share thread. What computer games have you stumbled accross that you feel helped your child with reading skills and kept their interest?<br><br>
We barrow lots of stuff from the library but have you found some free stuff on the internet?<br><br>
In another thread someone posted the link to <a href="http://www.headsprout.com" target="_blank">Head Sprouts</a> . My ds just loved it. Only the first three episodes were free. It still gave him a feel for words being made up of sounds.<br><br>
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Try <a href="http://www.kidsfreeware.com/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.kidsfreeware.com/index.html</a><br><br>
We're still at the toddler stage and have found some pretty decent freeware on that page that boo enjoys.
 

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My kids like the shareware from Flix Productions <a href="http://www.flixprod.com/software.html" target="_blank">http://www.flixprod.com/software.html</a><br><br>
If you download the evaluation versions, it's free, and I guess those are what we've been using - I got them off of a freeware/shareware compilation CD.<br><br>
It's not anything that I ever sit them down & have them do, but they enjoy doing the problems so they can see the reward animations, or do the puzzle, or draw on the drawing page, or watch munchy man chase someone across the screen. And Emily thinks the little mouse that zooms around the screen whenever you open a program is hysterical - she'll sometimes play a game just to see the mouse!
 

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<a href="http://www.starfall.com/" target="_blank">http://www.starfall.com/</a><br><br>
My daughter (age 4) has a great time with this one.
 

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<a href="http://www.starfall.com" target="_blank">www.starfall.com</a><br><a href="http://www.gamequarium.com" target="_blank">www.gamequarium.com</a><br><a href="http://www.billybear4kids.com/games/online/alphabet/abc.htm" target="_blank">http://www.billybear4kids.com/games/...phabet/abc.htm</a><br><a href="http://www.mrsalphabet.com/home.html" target="_blank">http://www.mrsalphabet.com/home.html</a>
 

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found some more in my very messy favorites~<br><br><a href="http://www.littleexplorers.com" target="_blank">www.littleexplorers.com</a><br><a href="http://www.learning.caliberinc.com/grade1.html" target="_blank">http://www.learning.caliberinc.com/grade1.html</a><br><a href="http://www.littlecritter.com/" target="_blank">http://www.littlecritter.com/</a>
 

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Awesome thread!<br><br>
Thanks Moon!!!!!!! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up">
 

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Here are a few more<br><a href="http://www.gamegoo.com/gamegoo/gooey.html" target="_blank">http://www.gamegoo.com/gamegoo/gooey.html</a><br><a href="http://kidsdomain.com/brain/index.html" target="_blank">http://kidsdomain.com/brain/index.html</a><br><a href="http://www.fastq.com/~jbpratt/education/links/preactonline.html" target="_blank">http://www.fastq.com/~jbpratt/educat...actonline.html</a>
 

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Thanks All! There are some really neat sites here!<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Stick Out Tongue">
 
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