RTP Zig Zag Play

Age range:
< 3 years of age, 3-6 years of age, 6-8 years of age, 8-10 years of age, 10-12 years of age
Resouce type:
Operating system:
Android, iOS
Main topic of the resource:
Arts and culture, Everyday life and leisure, Media, Nutrition and health, Science, nature and technology
Main function of the resource:
Acquire and retain life skills, Build up positive relationships with their family and friends, Develop a positive view of themselves and a respect for their identity, Discover new possibilities and abilities, Enhance and enable creativity, Encourage their sense of self, community and place, Enhance their participation in society, Enhance social/cultural understanding, Have fun and enjoy themselves, Learn and develop, Stretch or stimulate imagination
Checklist criteria met:
Age range and objectives, Stimulating experiences, Usability, Accessibility/inclusivity, Reliability, Safety, Privacy, Social media elements, Commercial elements
© RTP, Rádio e Televisão de Portugal 2016

Zig Zag Play takes you to your favourite cartoons. You can watch or listen to the shows whenever they are live or just your favourite episodes. You can even download up to 10 episodes at a time to have fun when you're on the go, without the internet.

Zig Zag is RTP's children's programming space for children aged 18 months to 14 years. The app was created to be used on tablets and smartphones and includes the following features:

  •  Live TV and radio broadcast.
  •  Listing of all programmes from the last 7 days to view on demand.
  •  Broadcast sharing for broadcast on other screens via Chromecast.
  •  Functionality to download episodes to view later in the offline version.
  •  Integrated advertising: Splash Screen, pre-rolls, mid-rolls and post-rolls, and footer banner.
  •  Programme and episode search system.
  •  Live radio broadcast 24 hours a day.
  •  "My programmes" area where episodes downloaded are available for 10 days.