PlayKids Explorer is a kit that through stories, crafts, games, augmented reality activities familiarises a child with the basics of literacy and the world of stories. The kits include a customized book with the child's own character in the story and there are different sets for children aged 1 to 10 year olds.
The content is made personal for each child by placing child's own character to the stories and materials. This creates a deeper emotional engagement with the product.
The activities can be done by the whole family together.
PlayKids Explorer provides age-appropriate and meaningful materials for children to play with. All the stories and activities are engaging and fun.
Materials provide a large variety of learning goals and familiarise the child with different themes and the world around them.
The child can write down their experiences and explorations to their own Passport.
The pedagogical analysis covers how the product supports learning of the identified skills. The student’s role is assessed by four contrary pair parameters, which are selected to cover the most essential aspects on the use of the product.
The following are the high educational quality aspects in this product.
The supported learning goals are identified by matching the product with several relevant curricula descriptions on this subject area. The soft skills are definitions of learning goals most relevant for the 21st century. They are formed by taking a reference from different definitions of 21st century skills and Finnish curriculum.