1. Installing Fizzy’s First Numbers
Fizzy’s First Numbers can be run directly from CD-ROM by double-clicking on its
icon. Alternatively, it can be installed by double-clicking on the Setup icon and
following the on-screen instructions. Installation will add Fizzy’s First Numbers
to your Programs menu as Start>Programs>Sherston Software>Fizzy’s First
Numbers. The installed version still requires the CD-ROM to be in the drive during
use. If you intend to install Fizzy’s First Numbers on a network, please consult the
Note: If you experience sound problems you may need to install Quicktime. There
is an installer in the Quicktime folder on the CD-ROM. Alternatively, it is possible
to alter settings in Control Panel to resolve sound problems. Sherston’s Technical
HelpDesk will be pleased to advise.
Apple Mac Computers
Fizzy’s First Numbers can be run directly from CD-ROM by double-clicking on
its icon. Alternatively, it can be installed by double-clicking on the Install Fizzy’s
First Numbers icon (on OS 10.2 or later double-click on Install Fizzy’s First
Numbers - OSX). Click the Select Folder button if you want to change the
installation location. Click the Install button to install to the location specified.
Click the Quit button when installation has finished. The installation creates a
shortcut on your desktop. Alternatively, browse to the installation location and
double click the Fizzy’s First Numbers icon. The installed version still requires the
CD-ROM to be in the drive during use. If you wish to install Fizzy’s First Numbers
on a network, please consult the User Guide.
Recommended System Requirements
Windows computers Apple Mac computers
Pentium® 166MHz Power Mac G3 233MHz processor
processor (recommended) (recommended)
32MB RAM (recommended) 32MB RAM (recommended)
Microsoft® Windows® OS 8.6 or later for Classic version
Version 95 or later OS X version 10.2 or later
16 Bit colour is required to run the OS X version
CD-ROM drive 16 Bit colour
Some low specification (32MB) iMacs may not have sufficient free memory to run
all of the activities in Fizzy’s First Numbers. If you receive a ‘Type 2 error’, or
experience any other memory problem during use, then restart the iMac. This
should make more memory available, allowing you to continue using the program.
Many Sherston titles will run on computers with lower specifications than those
Children will enjoy helping Fizzy and the number friends as
listed above. In some cases, performance may be affected. Please call us for further they explore the world of number.
advice concerning our minimum specifications and we will be happy to help you. Uniquely designed to enable early learners to focus on either one
Please note: The User Guide provides more detailed technical advice and number or one educational objective, Fizzy’s First Numbers provides
information. If you experience any difficulties please do not hesitate to contact our an essential resource for young children as they develop their
Technical HelpDesk: 01666 843 224, email@example.com awareness of counting skills within the number range 1 to 9.
2. Using Fizzy’s First Numbers There are nine activities to explore in Fizzy’s First Numbers. The teaching
focus of each is:
The Main Menu can be presented
in two different ways. The default
presentation allows you to access
the activities through a specific Watering the Plants:
number; each house on the Main Join in number
Menu represents the numeral that's rhymes counting
displayed on it. Clicking on any 1–9. Icing Biscuits: Join
house takes you to a second menu in reciting a number
where you can select the activity sequence, starting
you want to play with that number. the count at a given
Main Menu in number mode number.
Alternatively, in Options you can One-to-one
opt to select the activities directly on correspondence when
the Main Menu. Each house on the counting; understand that
Main Menu will represent an the number for the last
activity. item counted gives the Woolly Washer:
total of the set. Understand the
Count a set of
Options Screen items reliably.
Clicking on a house will take you to Count out a given
a second menu where you can number of items
select the number you want to play from a larger set.
that activity with. Hide and Seek:
Match a set of items
with its corresponding
Main Menu in activity mode
Match sets of items
Activity Screens numerals; complete
Every activity screen has the same basic a short number
interface, with two function buttons sequence. Don’t forget there are lots of
making Fizzy’s First Numbers very easy Resource Sheets on the CD-ROM
Return to menu Repeat speech to use! for you to print and use!