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A blindfolded puzzle game that can only be solved when players learn to understand each other.
A blindfolded puzzle game that can only be solved when players learn to understand each other.
467 backers pledged CA$ 52,367 to help bring this project to life.
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    THANK YOU! Shucks, any bit helps to start transforming education. We'll be sending you an exclusive video message from the Twenty One Toys team. VIVA LA TOY REVOLUCION!

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    DESIGNER'S SKETCHBOOK - Get the custom-made sketchbook we designed for ourselves and our team. Ideal for meetings and brainstorming -- full of big pages for bigger ideas.

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    TWO DESIGNER'S SKETCHBOOKS + SPECIAL EDITION DOODLE - Get 2 of our custom-made sketchbooks; one standard and one with an original doodle from our design team. Ideal for meetings and brainstorming -- full of big pages for bigger ideas. *****WORLDWIDE SHIPPING***** Please add to your pledge for... CANADA & US: $9 | EUROPE & UK: $15 | EVERYWHERE ELSE: $21

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    Pledge CA$ 85 or more About US$ 65

    AT-HOME TOY PACKAGE - Get this for family and friends to play the Empathy Toy in low-key style. Your package comes with a toy set, bag, blindfolds, PDF download on Empathy & Creative Dialogue, and a map of play options with over 50 ways to play!

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    Pledge CA$ 121 or more About US$ 92

    EDUCATOR'S TOY PACKAGE -- SINGLE SET - Get this package for deep learning and serious play in the classroom! Includes a toy set, bag, blindfolds, play instructions on over 50 ways to play -- plus in-depth lesson resources and workshop materials. ... You get our Learning Foundations Edition resource package, along with preview materials from 5 future editions of the package: Language & Literacy, Health & Wellness, Social Inquiry, Scientific Reasoning, and Design Thinking & Entrepreneurship.

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    *** *** *** GIFT PLEDGE *** *** ***
    EDUCATOR'S SINGLE SET -
    Get this for your favourite classroom, school, camp, or after-school program! ... We'll send it straight to them when you give us their shipping info at the end of this campaign. Play it forward! *****WORLDWIDE SHIPPING***** Please add to your pledge for... CANADA & US: $19 | EUROPE & UK: $49 | EVERYWHERE ELSE: $79

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    AT-HOME + EDUCATOR'S -- LEARNING GIFT PACK - You get an At-Home toy set for yourself & an Educator's single set to give as a gift to your favourite teacher, school, or after-school program. *****WORLDWIDE SHIPPING***** Please add to your pledge for... CANADA & US: $29 | EUROPE & UK: $69 | EVERYWHERE ELSE: $99 *******If you'd like us to ship to separate locations, add shipping rates to cover each destination.*******

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    EDUCATOR'S TOY PACKAGE -- EXPANSION SET - You get double the Empathy Toy pieces + travel tote for field trips... Enough to begin testing active play for sessions with class groups larger than 15. Twice the game potential of a single set, for extra class engagement around abstract-to-concrete thinking and serious play in classrooms! Includes bags, blindfolds, play instructions with over 50 ways to play -- plus in-depth lesson resources and workshop materials. ... You get our Learning Foundations Edition resource package, along with preview materials from 5 future editions: Language & Literacy, Health & Wellness, Social Inquiry, Scientific Reasoning, and Design Thinking & Entrepreneurship. *****WORLDWIDE SHIPPING***** Please add to your pledge for... CANADA & US: $29 | EUROPE & UK: $69 | EVERYWHERE ELSE: $99

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    *** *** *** GIFT PLEDGE *** *** ***
    EDUCATOR'S EXPANSION SET -
    Get this for your favourite classroom, school, or after-school program! ... We'll send it straight to them when you give us their shipping info at the end of this campaign. Play it forward! *****WORLDWIDE SHIPPING***** Please add to your pledge for... CANADA & US: $29 | EUROPE & UK: $69 | EVERYWHERE ELSE: $99

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    MULTI-CLASSROOM KIT - Designed for the active, collaborative educators! Full of play possibilities for immersive game sessions simultaneously across large groups of over 30. Get 5 Toy Packages with resource materials from all 6 domain areas: Learning Foundations, Language & Literacy, Social Inquiry, Scientific Reasoning and Design & Entrepreneurship. ... Plus special resources for large multi-player game set-ups, cross-disciplinary bridging of 21st-century skills, and travel totes for field trips.

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    *** *** *** GIFT PLEDGE *** *** ***
    MULTI-CLASSROOM KIT -
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    HALF-DAY P.D. WORKSHOP - An immersive experience of play insights, simulations & debrief from the Twenty One Toys team of in-house facilitators and designers. For groups of up to 100 to practice and sharpen the elusive skills that are hardest to quantify and impossible to fake. Can be delivered on-site at your location or otherwise. (*For sessions outside Toronto, relevant travel charges will be added.*) ... Every workshop also includes takeaway materials, assessments for learning, and a Toy/Tool Package for Organizations -- yours to keep, for enduring play insights!

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    FULL-DAY P.D. WORKSHOP - An immersive experience of play insights, simulations & debrief from the Twenty One Toys team of in-house facilitators and designers. For groups of up to 100 to practice and sharpen the elusive skills that are hardest to quantify and impossible to fake. Can be delivered on-site at your location or otherwise. (*For sessions outside Toronto, relevant travel charges will be added.*) ... Every workshop also includes takeaway materials, assessments for learning, and a Toy/Tool Package for Organizations -- yours to keep, for enduring play insights!

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    TOY BOOTCAMP - Come meet the team at our studio & office in Toronto! ... and join us for a 2-day design retreat. You and up to 4 friends will get a hands-on workshop on how to design your own toy -- we'll walk you through our design process for abstract learning (lots of playing involved), and you'll even get to test out our future creations like the Failure Toy and more. ... Meals included for both days -- because how creative can a team be if we don't cook and break bread together?

    (Group limit of up to 5, just like for the Chocolate Factory.)

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