The Backyard

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Each game uses different controls, most DOS games use the keyboard arrows. Some will use the mouse.


The Backyard is a video game created by Brøderbund in 1993 for the DOS computer system. It is a sequel to it's predecessor The Playroom and the third game of the "Early Learning Family" series. It was designed for ages 3 to 6 (preschool through first grade).

"The Backyard" contains six games including "Scarecrow Faces", "Pumpkin Patch", "Sandbox Treasure", "Animal Habitat", "Knothole" and "Animal Cookies" as well as other minor activities to teach players about creativity, map reading, numbers and animals.


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Game year: 
Brøderbund Software, Inc.
Developed by: 
Brøderbund Software, Inc.
The Backyard - Cover Art DOS

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