We think it’s important that young people have the opportunity to not only play games, use iPhone apps and Facebook, but that they know how to make things using computers too.… Read more
Posts Categorized: Kids
Yesterday, the animated film we made for the British Thyroid Foundation, was launched at the 40th Meeting of the British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes in Leeds. The film, which has been created just for kids, aims to support those who have recently been diagnosed with the most common thyroid disorders – hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.… Read more
Thyroid problems are experienced by one in twenty people in the UK, which means they affect about the same number of people as diabetes. The language used in online explanations can be complicated and is often rather medical-sounding.… Read more
The BBC have commissioned us to produce a new game to accompany the CBBC television game show, Copycats.
Presented by Sam & Mark, Copycats sees two family teams battle it out in a range of Chinese Whispers based tasks.… Read more
As part of LDF 2011 we hosted a panel discussion last night about developing for children. On the panel were Pete Robinson and Claudio Franco from Dubit, Karen Lewis from MadeByPi, Dr Gianni Cassidy from Glasgow Caledonian University and me, being Tom Evans from Numiko.… Read more
Emma, Jaron and I spent the day at Playful 2011 on Friday, listening to all kinds of people talk about media, technology, games and playfulness in general.… Read more
There’s a really interesting post at Fast Company about a mash-up of Sesame Street and Kinect.
It combines the fun, familiar characters of Sesame Street with the cool full-body interactivity of Kinect, letting kids step into scenes and interact with their favourite characters.… Read more
Numiko have been working with experts at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) to develop a set of three groundbreaking online games for the for pre-schoolers. The first game to go live is Old MacDonald with the remaining two coming soon.… Read more
We’ve been working with the CBeebies team to create a fun and user friendly site for Grown-ups. The new website is a place where carers and their children can go for more information about their favourite programmes while encouraging them to learn and play together.… Read more
So, that project that we’re working with CBeebies on (I wrote a blog post about it before, you remember, right?) has just gone live! The first song of three has gone live, and the next two will join it soon.… Read more