GCompris is an excellent high quality interactive educational software package, with hundreds of educational games for children of all ages from two to ten years old. Some of these games are game oriented, but still very educational. GCompris can be used on Windows computers, even though it is possible to also get the PC version on the Mac and Linux operating systems.
One of the greatest features of GCompris is that it includes a large variety of learning activities available in the form of flash cards and fun games. Children often find these activities to be much more engaging than more traditional ways of teaching - they are more hands-on and therefore are much more effective. Activities available in the GCompris program include math problems, word searches, picture-to-word activities, musical chairs, Sailing games, Sorting and coloring games, Cooking Games, Color guessing, and much more. Most children find these types of educational software extremely useful for their daily education.
GCompris offers many benefits over other learning material for young children including a computer discovery simulator. With GCompris, young children will learn how to use the keyboard, mouse, and different mouse gestures to type in the words, and will be rewarded with items for using each action correctly. They may not realize what they're actually learning, but they'll be happy to receive a treat for mastering a new skill. GCompris has a large variety of learning activities available, which means that even those with limited computer and internet time can enjoy this educational software.