Parents complain about kids playing too many video games. It might be better if they build their own, after all, at least then they’re doing something creative, right? Get them building their own games even if they’re not ready for complex coding with Bloxels is the hands-on video game creator for tiny hands.
This video game maker consists of two parts. The first is an board that allows children to build their game stages with blocks. This is a sort of hands on way to work with pixels that is very tactile for young designers. Children learn best when they can be hands on with something.
The second stage is the app where you capture your block creation and elements to make it a playable game. These games aren’t very complex so don’t expect award winning, mind boggling storylines. Still, this is an easy way for children to experience game creation from start to finish. The Bloxels Video Game Builder Kit is $49.95.