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Tux Paint Kids Summer Drawing Contest

http://blog.worldlabel.com

Grab Tux Paint, make a cool drawing, win one of 3 OLPC laptops, one of 10 Sugar-on-a-stick and other awesome prizes! The 2011 Tux Paint Summer Drawing Contest is sponsored by Worldlabel.com and is open to all children aged 3 to 12 who live anywhere in the World!

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Qimo 2.0 Review Great Linux Distribution For Kids

http://www.linuxnov.com

Qimo 2.0 Linux distribution based on Ubuntu designed specially for kids with Xfce window manager, looks really simple to use and suitable for small kids and integrated with many games will help the kid to improve his/her skills. Mathematical, typing, drawing, learning ABCs. will show you all that in the review.

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Lowering the Bar So That Everyone Can Contribute

http://writerofthings.blogspot.com

Lately, the trend of "Anyone can contribute" is taking a turn for the better as established developers and teams are looking at ways to help make it easier for kids to not only program, but contribute to the Free Software community at large.

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The Un-Scary Screwdriver

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Cathy Malmrose gives a glimpse into a project where seven year old girls build desktops with Ubuntu for their grandparents.

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Learning with Gcompris

http://www.linuxjournal.com

Today, I'm going to discuss the Gcompris education suite. Gcompris is meant for younger children from 2 to 10 years old, though it seems to focus on the younger part of this range.

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OOo4Kids : The Openoffice.org for kids

http://www.unixmen.com

Openoffice.org for kids or better say OOo4kids is a project that aims to provide a simplified version of openoffice.org for kids between 7-12 years .

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Introducing your Child to Linux

http://www.thesmartbean.com

The Linux operating system offers an excellent learning opportunity for children, whether for educational software and games, programming, or general computer skills. Charles Profitt, a K-12 systems administrator, shares with SmartBean the nuts and bolts of introducing kids to Linux.

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OOo4kids: Special Version for Kids

http://saigkill.wordpress.com

Today i found in interesting Project called “OpenOffice for Kids”. I have reviewed it and maked some Snapshots.

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Tux Paint – A Great Image Program for Your Children

http://www.howtogeek.com

Looking for a wonderful image program for your children (or inner child)? Tux Paint makes a terrific addition to your family’s computer whether you are using Windows, Linux, or Mac.

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Real World Computing

http://www.pcpro.co.uk

MySQL fan Ian Wrigley discusses computer programming for children, and goes back in time with linux.

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Teaching Programing Skills to Children with Logo

http://www.linuxjournal.com

As a parent of three young boys, I often think about what it's going to take to be competitive in the job market of the future. Obviously, they'll need solid reading, writing, math and science skills, with history, literature and art thrown in to make them well-rounded. Being a computer nerd myself, I recognize the value of even basic computer skills.

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Created by Gorossian 5 years 18 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 18 weeks ago
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Sweet new version of Sugar Learning Platform on its way

http://arstechnica.com

Sugar Labs has released a new version of the Sugar Learning Platform, a Linux-based software environment for education. The new version includes new programs and improvements to the environment's file journal system.

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Giving kids a fresh start with Qimo Linux

http://news.cnet.com

Many Windows users, for example, have spent decades learning and using the operating system: they don't want to be bothered with learning another. Those are fogies like you and me. Kids, however, are a tabula rosa.

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Involve kids in free software development through play

http://syn.theti.ca

"Giving up on a position within a free software project when you know you’re no longer managing to do an effective job is a wonderfully liberating experience. Now that I have started to talk with Miriam Ruiz about handing over the Debian Jr. project, I can stop worrying about the leadership task and just have fun with it..."

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Created by can.axis 5 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 31 weeks ago
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Open source programming languages for kids

http://www.linux.com

The past couple of years have seen an explosion of open source programming languages and utilities that are geared toward children. Many of these efforts are based around the idea that, since the days of BASIC, programming environments have become far too complex for untrained minds to wrap themselves around.

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