Aparaattisaari/Gadget Island

Country:
Finland
Language:
Finnish
Age range:
3-6 years of age, 6-8 years of age
Resouce type:
Online game, Website
Operating system:
Not applicable
Main topic of the resource:
Media, Science, nature and technology
Main function of the resource:
Learn and develop
Checklist criteria met:
Age range and objectives, Stimulating experiences, Usability, Accessibility/inclusivity, Safety
Producer:
Helsinki City Library
Description


Together, the Gadget Island game and stories, containing functional sessions, form an excellent learning environment. The participatory stories provide greater depth within the themes addressed by the game. The game and sessions form a pedagogically coherent whole that is adapted to the pre-primary education environment.

Gadget Island is a media educational website and learning environment. The website and the game can be used individually, but it is designed to be played also as part of formal pre-primary education. The website consists of a game with an imaginative story and interesting characters. The website is visually inspiring and easy to use, while the audio instructions and voice-based storytelling support the accessibility of the learning environment.