PlayKids Leiturinha

PlayKids Leiturinha

PlayKids Leiturinha

PlayKids Leiturinha is a book club for families that encourages children to read.

PlayKids Leiturinha is a book club for children from 0 to 10-year-olds and their families. Monthly packages include books and small activities for the whole family to explore together. Leiturinha encourages reading and curates books according to each stage of child development to provide experiences of learning and fun in family. All the materials are linked to certain learning areas that are explained for the parents.

Age groups 
Brazilian Portuguese
Non-digital product
Not required
Offline play 
Playable offline
Educational Quality
Learning Goals

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.

Solution guides into face-to-face interaction with a parent to be part of the learning experience and paves the way for good reading habits.
The delivered books are chosen based on the child's age, therefore his/her prior knowledge of the area is estimated and it affects the baseline, optimising the learning experience.
PlayKids Leiturinha provides pre-curated materials as the monthly sets always include books and simple activities that are picked to support the certain age group.
Parents get a leaflet which explains the primary learning areas of the books and it gives tips on how to support the child's learning and growth.

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.

Subject based learning goals

Practicing listening skills and textual comprehension
Recognise and identifying letters of familiar names and objects and build understanding that text is formed of letters.
Learning to construe/process texts and written content
Being able to listen and follow longer fiction and nonfiction books read in chapters.
Being able to listen and follow short fiction and nonfiction books
Making predictions and comments about the story being read.
Understanding cover and title page elements.
Understanding the relationship of text to pictures.
Learning to process spoken and written information

Soft skills learning goals

Practicing to look things from different perspectives
Practicing to use imagination and to be innovative
Practicing persistent working
Supporting student to build their own linguistic and cultural identity
Learning to understand and interpret diverse types of texts
Enabling the growth of positive self-image
Practicing logical reasoning to understand and interpret information in different forms
Learning to find the joy of learning and new challenges
Practicing to express own thoughts and feelings
Practicing letters, alphabets and written language
Practicing to notice causal connections

The Finnish Educational Quality Certificate

Our Quality Evaluation Method is an academically sound approach to evaluating a product’s pedagogical design from the viewpoint of educational psychology.

The method has been developed with university researchers and all evaluators are carefully selected Finnish teachers with a master's degree in education.

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