"Sugar is based on the GNOME platform, using tools and
libraries such as GTK+ and Telepathy (in the same vein that Xfce
uses some GNOME libraries). Sugar is geared toward children, with a
focus on delivering an interface that allows unique interaction, as
well as educational applications. And while Sugar features modified
applications such as browsers, chat, games and basic editing tools
with children in mind, it stands out from some other "education"
software compilations through programs like Pippy, an application
designed to teach children the basics of programming with
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