A Ben Story - 1

About the Story

Reading these interactive stories with your child does not fill the crucial role that reading books together performs. You should see these as an extra activity to help your child's reading development. Computers do have one major advantage over books -- they can talk back to the child. Allow your child to click on the buttons and words to help her read the sentences.

This photo picture story introduces Ben and Jenny. This first story is very simple. It introduces the characters with some very simple sentences. The story uses short common words such as 'this', 'is' , 'and', 'a', 'boy' and 'girl'.

Flash Player Version 7 or Later Required

These online learning games require Flash Player version 7 or later installed on your computer. If the media does not run, you probably need to install the latest version of Flash Player.

Flash is a free media player and is claimed to be installed on 98% of computers worldwide. You can check your Flash version by visiting the Adobe Flash Player home page. This page will tell you what version you have installed on your computer. If you do not have Flash Player installed or you need to upgrade to a newer version, you should select the 'Downloads' tab at the top of the page and click 'Get Flash Player'. It will not take long to install and will make available to you a whole world of online media.