Category: for 8-year-olds
Jumanji board game
Jumanji is a board game loosely based on the 1995 Robin Williams movie. The game has a simple board and a series of physical challenges, such as “cross the room while blindfolded” or “think of twenty animals you might see in the jungle” or “tell a story about escaping from a pack of rhinos”.
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.
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 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.
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
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 […]
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 […]