Title: Reader Rabbit's Math 1
Overall Rating: A+
Source: The Learning Company
Playing Time: At least 30 minutes -- up to an hour!
Date:  1997
Cost: $24.99 for individual software, $49.95 for the school edition, and $54.95 for the teacher's edition.
Number of Players: 1 per computer
Special Equipment/Facilities Needed: CD-ROM
Subject Area: Math (Pre-K - 1st grade level)
Objectives: To have fun while learning several elementary math concepts.
Brief Description: This software takes young children on a "math adventure" at the circus.  There are four different learning activities under the big top, each of which teaching one of these skills:  number recognition, counting, adding and subtracting, and equalities and inequalities.  When students successfully complete the activities, they can get prizes with the the tickets they have won!
Entry Capabilities Required: Must know numbers and some elementary math skills, and how to use a mouse.

Rating: (1-5)

Strong Points: Everything is great-- especially the animation, creativity, and the children being rewarded when they win!
Weak Points: None really; could possibly use a few more learning activities, but it's sufficient for young children.
Reviewer: Lorie Wert
Position: Under graduate student
Date: September 22,1998
Computer System Reviewed on: Macintosh PowerPC 6500/250, 32mb ram.