Standout software for young children (say 2-4)

DaveBradley dbradley at
Fri Feb 29 17:42:12 UTC 2008

Brian McKee wrote:
> I'm putting together a system for a local daycare.  Expected users are 2-4
> years old.  Suggestions for software packages etc. appreciated in case I'm
> missing something.   Tuxpaint and GCompris are the obvious ones.
> Also already thought of
> - Direct log in to non-admin account
> - No internet connectivity
> - I'm thinking no menus - just desktop icons...  Anybody know if that intro
>   screen they use on the Asus EEE is a separate project somewhere?  Looks
>   interesting.
> - I'm also thinking of making both mouse buttons right click - that's an option
>   in Tux Paint I always thought was smart...  if I could make it apply to that
>   one account only it would be perfect.
> - I could install WINE and an MS based software product if there's a real stand
>   out for that age bracket I suppose.
> Other suggestions?

How about this: ?

> Brian

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