Category: for 10-year-olds

  • The Evolution of Trust

    The Evolution of Trust

    The Evolution of Trust is “an interactive guide to the game theory of why & how we trust each other”, according to the creator. It’s a game, of sorts, but even more it’s a deep and rich, yet simple and easy learning interface, that teaches concepts about psychology, specifically the concepts used in the AIs in games.

  • Making Fun

    Making Fun

    Making Fun is a show about the design and building of large and unusual props and devices, such as an animatronic T-Rex that vomits on command, a giant guitar large enough to row like a rowboat, and a giant rock-paper-scissors machine.

  • Ableton Music Learning

    Ableton Music Learning

    The Ableton has a comprehensive set of free music-learning activities, including a detailed web-based synthesizer.

  • Photosynthesis game

    Photosynthesis game

    Photosynthesis is a unique and beautiful boardgame for between 1 and 4 players that puts players in the role of managing a forest with limited resources.

  • The Week Junior

    The Week Junior

    The Week Junior is a news and culture magazine for kids aged 8-14

  • Isle of Tune

    Isle of Tune is an online music-creation toy that lets you create looping rhythms and songs by placing paths and other objects for little cars to drive around, activating the sounds.

  • Flickgame

    Flickgame

    What is it: Flickgame is a very stripped-down interface for creating very stripped-down ‘games’, or at least, interactive experiences. Who is it for: Flickgame is for kids who are curious about making games but aren’t quite ready for interfaces such as MIT’s Scratch. Flickgame is also for people who want to very quickly sketch out […]

  • Lovot and Neko Donut Room

    Lovot and Neko Donut Room

    What is it: Lovot and Neko Donut Room are two free web games with interfaces simple enough for young kids to use, but with puzzle-solving sophisticated enough for older kids to enjoy. Who is it for: Lovot and Neko Donut Room are for just about anyone (adults included) who enjoy quick little online games. There […]

  • Townscaper

    What is it: Townscaper is a very fun and relaxing town-building toy. It’s not really a game since there is no objective. The interface is extremely simple and intuitive. From the game page: Build quaint island towns with curvy streets, small hamlets, soaring cathedrals, canal networks, or sky cities on stilts. Build the town your […]

  • Mark Rober YouTube Channel

    What is it: Mark Rober makes YouTube videos about science. These include making a snowball machine gun, making a self-directing bowling ball, or volcanoes made from mentos and coke. He’s not quite Steve Irwin, but shares that same type of enthusiasm and knowledge, for chemistry and physics rather than for animals. Who is it for: […]