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PlayKids Explorer

PlayKids Explorer

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What is PlayKids Explorer?

Bring the best of children's literature and the digital world to your students. 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.

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Age Range0-4, 5-7, 8-10
LanguagesEnglish

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Pedagogy

Certified by Education Alliance Finland

EAF Evaluation is an academically-backed approach to evaluating the pedagogical design of a product. EAF evaluators assess the product using criteria that covers the most essential pedagogical aspects in the learning experience.
Passive
Active
PlayKids Explorer provides age-appropriate and meaningful materials for children to play with. A monthly package includes reading materials, activity books and set for arts & crafts. The packages are different for different age groups so there are suitable materials for everyone.
Rehearse
Construct
The product provides three different sets for different aged learners. The content is made personal for each and every child by putting child's own character to the stories and materials. That will create an emotional engagement with the product and aims to keep the child interested throughout the learning experience.
Linear
Non-linear/Creative
PlayKids Explorer promotes free exploration of the content. The story gives an outline and a theme for the package but it is up to the child and the family to decide what and when they want to read and play.
Individual
Collaborative
The learning process is individual for each child/family and it's not meant to compete or compare anything with other learners. Especially with children who are not able to read on their own yet, the PlayKids Explorer is meant to be used together with a parent.

Learning goals

Certified by Education Alliance Finland

The supported learning goals are identified by mapping the product against the selected reference curriculum and soft skills definitions most relevant for the 21st century.

  • Encouraging to build new information and visions
  • Practicing to notice causal connections
  • Supporting student to build their own linguistic and cultural identity
  • Learning to understand people, surroundings and phenomenons around us
  • Enabling the growth of positive self-image
  • Learning to listen other people’s opinions
  • Practicing to work with others
  • Using technology as a part of explorative and creative process
  • Practising visual recognition
  • Practicing fine motor skills
  • Practicing to observe spoken and written language
  • Practicing letters, alphabets and written language
  • Learning to find the joy of learning and new challenges
  • Practicing to use arts as a way to express
  • Practicing to use imagination and to be innovative
  • Practicing creative thinking
  • Creating requirements for creative thinking
  • Developing problem solving skills
  • Practicing to create questions and make justifiable arguments based on observations
  • Practicing to look things from different perspectives
  • Understanding the relationship of text to pictures.
  • Retelling familiar stories.
  • Making predictions and comments about the story being read.
  • Being able to listen and follow longer fiction and nonfiction books read in chapters.
  • Develop positive attitudes towards and stamina for writing
  • Learning to construe/process texts and written content
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Last updated 1st October 2022
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