- Contains activities that engage children in playful learning while encouraging reading.
The Busy World of Richard Scarry: Busytown is an educational game designed to help teach children a variety of skills within the world created by Richard Scarry. Various characters from the Richard Scarry series appear in this game to provide players with guidance in how to complete the various tasks available in the game. Among the skills emphasized in The Busy World of Richard Scarry: Busytown are basic math, patterns, reading, and others. The skill lessons take the form of colorful screens drawing on the art style of the series and using a similar sense of presentation to allow the educational game to feel both familiar and entertaining while still teaching the player. As a DOS computer game, it primarily uses a keyboard for interaction with the game itself. Designed to be both entertaining and educational, The Busy World of Richard Scarry: Busytown provides players with the ability to learn from his or her favorite characters.