School Zone Interactive Debuts
“Flash Action Colors, Shapes & More,” at NECC 2002

Loaded with educational value and priced to sell at $14.99, the ever-popular
Flash Action series provides continuous learning and fun.
 
NECC, San Antonio, TX, June 17, 2002— Combining the very best elements of traditional flash cards with today’s innovative technology, School Zone Interactive’s best-selling Flash Action Software has added an exciting new title to its roster, Flash Action Colors, Shapes & More. This innovative software helps preschoolers master key skills they need for school. Priced to sell at only $14.99, Flash Action Software is the top educational value for today’s high-tech kids. 
 
Flash Action Colors, Shapes & More teaches preschoolers ages 3-6 readiness skills, such as numbers, positional words, rhyming words and more. This unique combination of practice reinforced with play is an effective teaching method for young children. Its simple-to-use interface, bright colors and engaging characters make learning beginning skills “child’s play.”
 
Preschoolers can romp through four Activity Centers, including Super Sandbox, Mix & Match Music, Ten Nimble Numbers and Shape Stack-up. Each fun-filled center provides plenty of positive play and reinforces newly learned concepts. Flash Action Colors, Shapes & More also features a team of very talented toys who cheer children on as they practice essential readiness skills.
 
The Flash Action Software series has received many prestigious awards, including Parents’ Choice Silver Award, Parents’ Choice Approval Award, National Parenting Publications Gold Award and the Education Software Review Award (EDDIE). Plus, Flash Action Software has scored high ratings from Children’s Software Revue.  “Flash Action Software has just the right mix of fun and learning to give children a head start in acquiring basic skills”, says Jonathan Hoffman, School Zone Interactive CEO. “The concept of traditional flash cards enhanced with today’s technology makes Flash Action software a fast-paced, exciting series loaded with kid appeal.”
 
Flash Action Software titles focus on subjects that all children need to learn for school. Solid educational content presented in a rapid-fire approach change your computer into a fun facts machine. Colorful graphics mixed with audio encouragement, humorous animations and silly sound effects provide plenty of entertainment and positive incentive for success. 
 
The Flash Action series includes Alphabet/Numbers 1-100, ages 3 and up; Addition/Subtraction, ages 6 and up; Multiplication/Division, ages 8 and up; Old Maid and Go Fish, ages 4 and up; and Flash Action Colors, Shapes & More ages 3 and up. Even better Flash Action Software comes in a wide range of pricing and multiple user options and is available for both Windows® and Macintosh® systems. For an added value, academic versions include a set of traditional School Zone flash cards. 
 
FLASH ACTION SOFTWARE FACTS 
— Based on 20 years of School Zone’s award-winning educational content. 
— Optimized for faster playback.
— Combines traditional flash cards with state-of-the-art computer technology.
— Teaches basic skills while providing a fun learning experience.
— Can be used independently or with another player. 
— Easy to use and understand. 
— Terrific retail price point at $14.99.
— Innovative new package design clarifies content for consumers.