EDUCATIONAL GAMEThe products developed by NYOYN allow for different ways of playing. The
game cards allow users to select a variety of games, the majority of
which are games of an educational nature. SoundSteps, for instance,
includes a game called ‘Maths’, in which children do sums and practise
their times tables. The game can be played on an individual basis, in
group format or under the supervision of a teacher. Other examples of
clearly education-oriented games included in the SoundSteps product are:
‘Language – logical sentences’ (whereby children learn to combine words
to make grammatically correct sentences) and ‘Having lunch’ (whereby
children are taught words in a different language).
The development of educational games is also a key element in Nebula.
Imagine games or challenges whereby the children have to count the
number of apples displayed on Nebula or whereby they are expected to do
some sums (e.g. ’5 + … = 11′). Other examples of games with a clear
educational value are: cursive handwriting on Nebula (tracing letters
but by using your whole body) or putting letters in the right order to