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Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Jumpstart Review & Giveaway

What kid does not like video games? What parent does not like education? On JumpStart.com both interests come together into one educational online game. For ages 3-10 yrs this 3-D adventure world teaches kids reading, math, comprehension skills and much more while having fun!

Now C is not a big computer user so when the company contacted me I was intrigued. Would C understand it? Would she be able to play it? When you first launch your game Frankie is there to welcome you and explain all the features. From there you get to create and name your own character called a Jumpee. C loved it and named hers "Jessica Sillytree". We have only made it through a few areas of the park, but no kidding we have spent hours playing. I literally lost count after 3 1/2 hours of continuous play, we were just having a blast. The graphics are cool and the animals friends you meet along the way are too cute. This is very age appropriate and easy to use. Basic mouse skills and sometimes using the arrow keys on the key board is all you need. For the parents they have a blog and a disscusion board where you can chat with other parents. We give it 4 thumbs up!

A little about the company:

Since 1991, Knowledge Adventure® has set the standard in kids’ software by creating the finest educational products for use in the home and the classroom. Today, Knowledge Adventure’s JumpStart® and MathBlaster® products invite kids to learn through endless gaming adventures in 3D virtual worlds. By blending learning and entertainment, Knowledge Adventure’s adventure-based learning inspires kids’ minds through immersed play. A subsidiary of Knowledge Holdings, Inc., the company is privately-held and based in Torrance, California. For more information, go to www.knowledgeadventure.com and www.jumpstart.com.

Awards and Recognition

Knowledge Adventure is internationally renowned for its award-winning multimedia titles for students of all ages. Since 1991, the company’s products have received over 500 awards, including:


How to get Jump Start:

* Sign up here for a membership. Cost is $7.99 a month and you get all of the 3D adventures.

* Win It: Get a 3 month membership for FREE!

How To Enter:

Go to Jump Start browse around and tell me something you like about it. With your comment please leave a valid email address. This must be done FIRST.

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There you have it, easy. Giveaway closes June 17th @ Midnight PST. Open to ALL including International! Winner to be posted June 16th.


The Blonde Duck said...

Great giveaway!

Days of Whine & Noses said...

thanks for stopping by my blog :)

Ziggy Stardust said...

Thank you for stopping by my blog. I am here to return the comment!


Anonymous said...

AS you stopped by my blog, I return the favor :) Aloha

Unknown said...

The different worlds look like they would entertain kids for hours.

I've used JumpStart CD-Roms for both of my kids, since my oldest was 18 months, and I swear they helped him get to where he is now, going in to 8th grade with straight A's, honor roll and NJHS. And my six year old plays her JumpStart discs daily.

I'd recommend them to anyone.

Serendipityissweet said...


Glad I stopped by to say hello. I was just contacted by JumpStart to do a review. I enjoyed reading yours.

BTW Love your blog background :D

Unknown said...

Great giveaway. I have a family game night website I would love to mention this on.

Unknown said...

Looks like an awesome product!

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Patty said...

I am a follower

***Sharon*** said...

I love that this program is fun yet educational. My daughter would love it because you can adopt pets! :)


***Sharon*** said...

I follow you! :)

***Sharon*** said...

I already requested to twit with you. lol As a matter of fact we were on the phone and you told me how to do it! lol

Anne said...

I love that children can play games, but in a safe environment.
anne molino at hotmail dot com!

Anne said...

I am a blog follower!

Anne said...

I have a button!

Anne said...

following you on twitter!

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Lauren said...

Oh my gosh- My kids would LOVE this!
I love the fact that you can personalize your Jumpee.. and make them over any time. My daughter LOVES stuff like that.. My son would love the action packed games. Thanks for this great giveaway! (I found you on The Mamasphere, btw!)

4BabyAndMom {at} gmail {.} com

Lauren said...

I follow you on Blogger!

Lauren said...

I follow you on twitter! @4BabyAndMom

Lauren said...

I tweeted too!

I am so happy I stumbled upon your post! Thanks again for the entries!

Lauren said...

I added your button to my blogroll! (right hand side bar) at 4BabyAndMom


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