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Wednesday, January 25, 2006
 
Creating Healthy Kids Through Gaming
8:18 AM | Cord Kruse | 15 comments

On Tuesday VenderNation announced that NoteNiks will ship on January 27. The package of eight mini-games is designed to teach concepts of healthy eating and exercise to children from the ages of 3 to 8. Reviewed and approved by nutritionists, educators, and parents, NoteNiks forcuses on teaching children to distinguish healthy food from unhealthy food, to identify exercise activities, to select healthy snacks and drinks, and to use that knowledge to establish healthy habits.

Here are descriptions of some of the mini games included on the NoteNiks CD:

Pick Your Fruits & Veggies
This game introduces children to a variety of fruits and vegetables. It visually distinguishes fruits or vegetables from other foods.

Fruit Hunt
Using the arrow keys, children sharpen their fine motor skills while moving Cory around the Fruit Hunt maze.

NoteNiks Market
The supermarket sets the stage for good food choices. Children are asked to distinguish healthy foods...

Activity Alley
Children are asked to identify items needed to grow a vegetable garden, ride a bike, go skateboarding...

NoteNiks is priced at $30. For more information follow the links below.

NoteNiks
VendorNation


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