[ubuntu-uk] Apps for kids

Will Bickerstaff will at thebickerstaffs.net
Sat Aug 7 00:41:03 BST 2010

On Fri, 2010-08-06 at 21:18 +0100, Chris Rowson wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I have an old 1Ghz Dell laptop here that I've promised to the after
> school care club that my son uses. The club provides care before and
> after school and during school holidays for kids from age 5 up to
> 12/13 or so.
> The club is based in a church and doesn't have Internet access, so I
> wonder if anyone can suggest what kind of stuff I should put on this
> laptop that might be interesting for the kids to play with. 
> As you might have guessed I intend to put Ubuntu on it!
> Thanks in advance,
> Chris
You absolutely have to include tuxpaint, kids of all ages love this,
Also wormux (worms clone - great fun) and pingus (lemmings clone) 

For the more geeky kids get guido van robot.

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