We had a spooky half-term with the children at the Play Lab. Alongside making digital pumpkins and decorating the Haunted House (with augmented zombies and frightening screams), we had the children show us how they might play with some prototypes. Thanks, everyone, for a lively week and great feedback.
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Playing Out with IoT is an innovative ESPRC-funded research project exploring how Internet of Things (IoT) technologies can be developed and extended to enable children under 9 years old to create digital outside play in their own neighbourhoods. The project responds to the concern that fewer and fewer children now play outsides; a reduction in unstructured outdoor active play, or ‘playing out’, has led to a whole range of concerns around health, wellbeing and development.
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