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Mr Bloom's Nursery Veggie Playtime

Mr Bloom's Nursery Veggie Playtime

26/04/2012

Mr Bloom's Nursery Veggie Playtime

We had fun trying out the new games on the CBeebies website which accompany their TV series Mr Bloom's Nursery.



Children can choose from five games which help develop their mouse and keyboard skills while having fun with veg! The games help them recognise aubergines, butternut squash, runner beans, cabbages and fennel. Your kids won't learn how to grow their own veg but this just might get them interested. Have a go!

To start playing you click on one of the vegetables in the picture. The five games are:

Speedy Weeds - click on the fennel to play. Use your mouse to dig up weeds and find a character and other items. There are three different levels played against the clock.

Patch Match - click on the cabbage to play. Use the arrow keys and space bar to plant you veg. Encourages children to match up shapes and recognise different veg.

Watch out Raymond - click on the butternut squash to play. This is a tricker one! Use the arrow keys and space bar to climb up and down ladders avoiding the creepy crawlies. Helps develop keyboard skills and reaction time.

Ready Veggie Pull - click on the radishes to start. Use your mouse to find the veggies hiding behind various objects, and then drag and drop them to the correct place. Helps to develop mouse skills and shape recognition.

Compo's Rain Catcher - click on the aubergine to start. Use the arrow keys to move a watering can to catch the raindrops, and then press the space bar to water the veg. Helps to develop keyboard skills and introduces children to watering plants.

You can play the games here.







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