Space Motif

Description

In the game “Space Motif” planets and space objects that differ by color or shape are scattered on the screen. The child is asked to recognize a given pattern and repeat it by carefully moving the planets and space objects into a tube. 

Goal (description)

The child needs to develop good eye-hand coordination skills in order to avoid collisions between the planet which is being moved and the others that exist on the screen.

References

Kourakli, M., Altanis, I., Retalis, S., Boloudakis, M., Zbainos, D., & Antonopoulou, K. (2017). Towards the improvement of the cognitive, motoric and academic skills of students with special educational needs using Kinect learning games. International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction, 11, 28–39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcci.2016.10.009

Provider/ Suite: Kinems

 

Skill Domain: Motor-sensory & Academic 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)

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