The Enchanted Crayon is a virtual coloring book for children age 3 and above.
It enables child’s contact with a computer. It teaches children how to make a choice and basic computer skills.
There are 12 pictures to select from. A child can select a picture for coloring. There is a palette of colors available for coloring. Colored drawings can be printed. Pictures can also be printed out for coloring by hand. Auto-save option is also available. Each drawing is saved with its choice of colors.
Pictures are of various difficulty levels with the appropriate amount of elements for coloring. Animals are the current picture theme. Future features include pictures with more themes.
There are two access rights available. Children can use basic functions, i.e. choosing a picture and coloring. Adults have access to advanced features.
Settings are available from the main menu. Children’s access to various functions can be set there, i.e. hiding an exit icon so closing the application becomes harder. Similarly, printing option can be disabled for children so printing is only done under supervision.
The Enchanted Crayon for PCs, tablets, and notebooks is compatible with a mouse, Xbox controller, as well as a touchpad. The sound is required as help is incorporated as audio. Printing is available only with a default printer for logged in user. This makes it easier for children.