Doffies

Description

“Doffies” is a fun ordering and number sequences game that also promotes motor planning and execution skills. The child is asked to recognize a number sequence and drive a Doffy – a purple funny creature created by dough – which holds a number through a maze, and to line it up next to other Doffies in order to correctly complete the sequence of numbers up to 100.

Goal (description)

In order to drive a Doffy, the child has to make jumping, squat and side walking movements thus improving visual motor coordination skills and balance. This game has different levels which can be matched to a child’s mathematical ability level and motor skills.

Provider/ Suite: Kinems

 

Skill Domain: Academic and Motor-sensory skills

 

Subject: Mathematics

 

Special needs / School ages: 4 to 8 years old

 

Language: English, Greek, and Spanish

 

Cost: Paid

 

Equipment: Kinect camera

 

System Requirement: Kinect for Windows sensor
Windows 7 or newer operating system
Dual-core 2 GHz or faster processor
2 GB RAM
1 GB free disk space
Dedicated USB 2.0 bus
External graphics card (preferred)