Great Wave Software
Reading Mansion

A terrific new product to help children with improving reading skills. Covers reading plus phonics word recognition, sentence skill and following directions. It's developmentally difficult as the child progresses. There are customized features that allow the parent or teacher to adjust the program to the child's learning pace. It begins with a scavenger hunt through 15 mansions ranging in size from 10 to 40 rooms, looking for objects. There's a transparent blueprint map of the mansion to help follow the route. The child interacts with animated characters, experience other adventures and get clues from the characters. There are special items such as flashlights, cameras, ladders, and so on. There are many reading concepts within the program, a 2,000 word vocabulary building and many excellent, beneficial aspects of this program.