SANCTUARY WOODS ENTERS HOME EDUCATION MARKET WITH 'SITTING ON THE FARM'
SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanctuary Woods Multimedia Inc. (NASDAQ: SWMCF; Vancouver: SWD.V) this week shipped "Sitting on the Farm," a CD-ROM title in English and French that teaches children reading, vocabulary and creative writing. The introduction of "Sitting on the Farm" launches Sanctuary Woods' I-learn Library, learning products for the home that entertain while also fulfilling underlying educational objectives. The I-learn Library covers a wide range of subject areas and incorporates multi-sensory features such as animation, sound and music to provide a motivational, integrated learning experience for children. "Sitting on the Farm" is a gold winner in the 1993 National Association of Parenting Publications Awards for quality children's media and toys. Its objective is to teach language skills yet also cover additional subject areas including music appreciation, geography and social studies. At its core, "Sitting on the Farm" is a musical storybook comprised of four levels, playable in English or French, through which children (age 7-10) can explore and learn: -- "Listen-along" allows children to hear the story being read while the pages automatically turn. -- "Read-along" uses fun animations and pictures to expand children's vocabulary as they read the story to themselves or record it aloud with the Macintosh microphone to hear their own voice and practice pronunciation. -- "Sing-along" leads children to explore musical concepts as they record themselves singing the story's song along with accompanying music from the CD-ROM. -- "Write-along" encourages children to be creative as they write, print and publish their own stories and coloring books. Available for Macintosh computers for a suggested retail price of $49.95, "Sitting on the Farm" is distributed in North America by Electronic Arts Distribution and sold through computer retail and consumer electronics stores, including Egghead Software. Sanctuary Woods Multimedia Inc. is a leading developer of family- oriented entertainment and educational multimedia titles distributed on CD-ROM for Windows PC, Macintosh and 3DO platforms. Founded in 1988, Sanctuary Woods Multimedia Corp. is a public company currently traded on NASDAQ (SWMCF) and the Vancouver Stock Exchange (SWD.V). Sanctuary Woods Multimedia Inc., a subsidiary of Sanctuary Woods Multimedia Corp., has sales, marketing and operations headquarters in San Mateo. -0- 11/15/93 /CONTACT: Kristy Sager of Sanctuary Woods, 415-578-6349/ (SWMCF SWD.V)
CO: Sanctuary Woods Multimedia Inc. ST: California IN: CPR SU: PDT
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|Date:||Nov 15, 1993|
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