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Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Jump Start Review & Giveaway! CLOSED

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I have to say I was SO excited when Knowledge Adventure gave us the opportunity to review JumpStart. They have been around for a while, in fact you might have seen them before with their selection of computer games, but they have something totally new and really neat to offer: A 3D Virtual World that is browser based (online).

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When I saw what JumpStart had to offer, I knew this was not only something that would be a ton of fun for my son as he learns to use the computer but there are also many other conceStory Land - Monkey Gamepts and things being learned while he's playing. JumpStart is not just a fun game, it's a learning tool.

JumpStart is geared towards ages 3-10 and while my son is on the younger side, we found that doing it together was the way to go! I would help him navigate where he chose to go and he would make his choices and selections in his world. The characters and the worlds are so engaging and we have only navigated through such a small portion of it. I was fairly certain he would love it but I had no idea just how much! He asks me to play it and even waits patiently (this kid is NOT patient) while I set the computer up.

Story Land - Paint ProgramJumpStart offers many, many other tools and things on their site that add to the fun. There is a parent discussion board, and with a membership you can download some of their retail games. They also have a blog that is well worth subscribing to with lots of great ideas and crafts to do with your kids among other things.

If you have several children, they can each set up their own character and world which will be saved individually in the same account. When they go back to play again it's all how it was when they ended it, it is uniquely theirs.

Membership is $7.99 a month
FOR FREE you can register for free with and play with less access but still have a lot of fun. Plus you can always subscribe to the blog!


A JUICY GIVEAWAY!
WOULD YOU LIKE TO WIN A 3 MONTH MEMBERSHIP?
Jump Start is offering one reader a 3 month membership to enjoy the online excitement!
Read below to find out how you can win!


TO ENTER:
Just leave me a comment!

FOR MORE ENTRIES: (enter each as a comment!)
-Subscribe to my blog as a follower in RSS or email
-If you are already a subscriber just remind me
-Post about it with a link back!
-Follow me on twitter
-Tweet it! (comment w/ link)
-Add me to your blog roll
-Favor me on Technorati

Winner will be at random through a random number generator. I will post the winner in a separate post.
If I can't reach you through a link to your site or I don't hear back within 72 hours I will generate another number.
This is my contest and my rules. They are subject to change but probably won't. ;)

12 JUICY LOVE NOTES:

Lisa Anne said...

So my son grew up on these games and he now has his own blog. I love Jump Start and believe they are why my son is as smart as he is. Or he just got it from me. LOL

Your SITS sista

S Club Mama said...

I think this would be fun with Moose although he's young, too.

S Club Mama said...

I follow your blog

S Club Mama said...

You're on my blog roll

--Heather-- said...

Thanks for the info... I follow your blog. And will continue even if I don't get picked!

Preschool Playbook said...

Jump Start has always been my favorite CD. We still have 2 from when my son was little. I can't get rid of them. They probably don't even work with my operating system, but hey I'm keeping them for the grandkids!:)

Little Rus said...

Good morning! Thanks for your comments and for following my blog. You are so sweet.
Your blog is adorable. And your baby is soooooooooooo cute!
xxx

Susana said...

We currently use the free access membership to Jumpstart online and my two oldest love it--would love to win this!

Susana @ Our Homeschool Fun
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Susana said...

I'm a follower.

Susana @ Our Homeschool Fun
customblog@gmail.com

Susana said...

You're on my blogroll.

Susana @ Our Homeschool Fun
customblog@gmail.com

Mom on the Run said...

What a great contest! I am a blog mom as well of 2 very energetic girls.

smmuconn@gmail.com

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