FairyBells is a fun movement-based learning game that is designed to help children fine tune their Math word problem solving skills involving numbers, fractions and units. Children get to play the role of an animated fairy character that is seeking for her friends that are hiding around the magical fairy village. As the fairy visits specific places in the village, the child is requested to solve Math problems correctly in order to find her merry friends.
Throughout the game, the child is encouraged to make mental calculations to solve one and two-step word problems. Physical activities such as jumping is required to answer the problem correctly. For example, the child will need to jump to knock over a bell that contains the correct answer in order to reveal one of the fairy’s hidden friends.
Provider/ Suite: Kinems
Skill Domain: Motor-sensory & Academic skills
Special needs / School ages: 4 to 8 years old
Language: English and Greek
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)