Buckleitner, Warren
June 2005
Scholastic Parent & Child;Jun-Aug2005, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p22
The article presents information on several technology products. Kidspiration Version 2.1, the beloved creative brainstorming and organizational software has been upgraded once again and now offers young artists the opportunity to draw and write directly on interactive white boards and Tablet PCs. Nicktoons Movin' is the game that works with the Sony EyeToy camera, which puts a child inside such fast-paced games as Bikini Bottom Bowling and Robot Invasion. Superhero fun meets literacy in the special-edition LeapPad. Narrated by Stan Lee, the product allows children to touch any word or speech bubble to hear it read aloud.


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