Didi & Ditto Kindergarten: A Feast for Zolt

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Didi & Ditto Kindergarten: A Feast for Zolt
Developer(s) Kutoka Interactive
Publisher(s) Kutoka Interactive
Series Didi & Ditto Collection
Engine Macromedia Director
Platform(s) Windows , Macintosh
Release date(s)
Genre(s) Educational
Mode(s) Adventure Mode, Activities Mode

Didi & Ditto Kindergarten: A Feast for Zolt is the first title of the Didi & Ditto educational software series created by Kutoka Interactive. Release in 2003 in Canada and the United States, the game teaches kindergarten notions to children between 4 and 6 years old.[1]

Story[edit]

The player, taking the role of either Didi or Ditto at the game's beginning, must collect six fruits and six vegetables in exchange for freeing the other sibling.[1]

Activities[edit]

The educational activities contained in the game cover math skills (recognizing numbers, counting objects, adding, solving math problems), reading skills (recognizing letters, building vocabulary, phonic skills, identifying rhyming words, following oral directions, listening comprehension, sequencing), thinking skills (distinguishing between patterns, distinguishing between shapes, extending patterns, using shapes, visual and audio memory practice, problem solving) and creativity (coloring, music).[1]

Critical reception[edit]

The game received numerous positive reviews from Macworld,[2] Games4Girls,[3] Common Sense Media,[4] Edutaining Kids,[5] MobyGames,[6] Game Vortex,[7] and others.[8]

Awards[edit]

The game received several awards on account of its educational value, its appeal to children and the quality of its design and graphics.[8]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Didi & Ditto Kindergarten", Kutoka.com, retrieved July 28, 2009
  2. ^ Peter Cohen. "The Game Room Review: Busy As a Beaver", Macworld, August 2004, retrieved July 28, 2009
  3. ^ "Didi & Ditto -- Kindergarten", Games4Girls.com, August 2004, retrieved July 28, 2009
  4. ^ Jinny Gudmundsen. Didi & Ditto Kindergarten, Common Sense Media, 2004, retrieved July 28, 2009
  5. ^ "Children's Software Review: Didi & Ditto Kindergarten", Edutaining Kids.com, July 2004, retrieved July 28, 2009
  6. ^ "Didi and Ditto: Kindergarten", Moby Games, 2004, retrieved July 28, 2009
  7. ^ "Didi and Ditto: Kindergarten", Game Vortex, 2004, retrieved July 28, 2009
  8. ^ a b "Didi & Ditto Kindergarten: Awards", in Kutoka.com, retrieved July 28, 2009
  9. ^ "Winners of the 2004 BESSIE Awards", ComputED Gazette, 2004, retrieved July 28, 2009
  10. ^ Don Oldenburg. "Didi & Ditto (Kindergarten)", Parents' Choice, fall 2004, retrieved July 28, 2009
  11. ^ "Seal of Approval Winner Fall '04 - Didi & Ditto: Kindergarten", The National Parenting Center, 2004, retrieved July 28, 2009

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