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A space adventure tabletop game for STEM CODING activities in classroom. Screen-Free & tangible coding game for 2-4 players.
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Introducing Glow Doodle 101

Glow Doodle 101 is an educational board-game kit for teachers to deploy STEM coding activities in classroom.

In the race to obtain rare elements like the shiny “Glowium”,  students play the role of voyagers. Their mission is to control Glow  Doodle Rocket to venture through space and collect precious elements  ahead of other voyagers. 

The game rules have been designed carefully to make learning  coding concepts much more fun and easier for even young beginners (aged  6+). The game kit has also been designed with tangible play-based  learning & experiential learning in mind. 


Back & Better

After the previous launch, we kept refining Glow Doodle 101 according to further testings, trials and comments from our supporters. 

Glow Doodle 101 is now back improved for better game play & readiness for production. For instance:

  • After further testing, the game rules has been refined & the game board design has been rearranged to make it easier for younger students to pick up. Time management in classroom is now more flexible as well.
  • The game items & packaging designs have been refined to significantly reduce the minimum production order required. That means we can now start production with a much lower goal! 

Why Learning Coding Concepts Through Playing Physical Board Games?

While teaching coding concepts in traditional way and practicing  on tablets are appropriate for higher grade students, coding concepts  are sometimes too abstract for young beginners to learn this way.  

Learning through playing physically tangible board games has the following benefits:

  • Less screen time
  • More engaging
  • More effective learning by relating abstract concepts to play experience


Play Based & Experiential Learning

Play based learning & experiential learning have been proven to let  children engage more actively in learning. Experiential learning also  allows students to more easily grasp basic but new concepts.

With Glow Doodle 101, Students first think in ways similar to coding concepts as they play.

After  that, with a little ignition from teachers, students make sense of  coding related concepts & knowledge from their play experience. 


Engaging Experience

The purposes of the space adventure theme & eye catching game  elements in Glow Doodle 101 is to stimulate students' curiosity and  motivation to participate.


Multi-Player Game Play (2-4 Players)

The multi-player game play design is another important factor for an engaging learning experience. 

The  slight competitiveness between peers and the need to help one another  adhere to the game rules naturally stimulate active thinking and  involvement during the learning process.  


Teacher Guide

Glow Doodle 101 also includes teacher guide to help teachers to:

  • deploy 3 progressive levels of STEM coding activities in classroom
  • guide students to associate their gaming experience with particular coding concepts & knowledge associated with each of the 3 game plays 

End game criteria can sometimes be adjusted for better time management in classroom.


Three Game Plays in One Single Kit

There are 3 game plays in one single kit, which progressively introduce coding concepts to students. 

Demo

The game play has been carefully designed so that it is easy to pick up. For example, in Game 1 - The Race for Glowium, players has 3 types of actions to perform in 3 different rounds:

  • Coding Round - Design simple code sequence using coding cards
  • Rocket Round - Move Glow Doodle Rocket step by step according to the code sequence
  • Asteroid Round - Move any asteroid to another place to clear your path

The first player who collected Glowium will be the winner!


Game Overview - The Race for Glowium

Coding Round

Rocket Round

Asteroid Round

How to Win


Where Are We Up To?

After the previous launch, we kept refining Glow Doodle 101 according to further testings, trials and comments from our supporters. 

We also continued the production preparation of the game set after refining the design of the game items and packaging. As a result, the MOQ (minimum order quantity) for production of the game set has been significantly reduced. We are now ready to produce the game set in much smaller quantity. 

If everything goes fine, we expect to deliver the product by the end of August. 


About Us 

We are the creators of the famous Glow Doodle app that have for  years been well received & used by teachers in classrooms worldwide.

Glow Doodle app had also reached top 5 best selling positions  on both the UK & US App Stores, making it one of the most iconic  drawing apps and our proudest achievements.

We experienced the  power of coding to create & inspire others in our generation. We  hope that Glow Doodle 101 can come alive to unleash our students’  potential, empowering them to create and become great creators to  contribute.

And one of us is actually a happy father of a six years old girl, we witness how children absorb new ideas & knowledge happily and naturally as they play. 

Please support us and help bring this educational board game to life. 

Risks and challenges

The game framework & game rules for Game 1 has mostly been finalized after the initial launch. The 3D model designs (e.g. the little Rockets) & prototype have mostly been done. We are working hard on fine tuning the game rules, teacher guides and documentations for the other 2 game plays.

Currently the number of items (e.g. different types of cards & gems) included are based on preliminary estimation. Actual number may vary depending on the finalized game rules.

After refining the design of the game items and packaging, the MOQ (minimum order quantity) for production of the game set has been significantly reduced. However, since this will be the first production of the game set, there is still potential that some uncertainties may impact the estimated production lead time for some items.

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