Matt’s year four children make learning games for children in year two, giving the children real context for games design. As you watch the video you will see how the children begin to compile a list of criteria for their games and focus on their audience.
Note – if You Tube is blocked in your school – you may want to watch this at home
Regular readers of this blog will know that the idea of designing games for younger learners is a tried and tested project and is very rewarding for both designers and players. See for instance our work with Tim Rylands and two school who collaborated over skype to design and evaluate games.
Why not have a go with your school?