Planet Preschool BlogJosh Selig, Little Airplane president and veteran producer, invites input on preschool TV from around the globe. Join the conversation.
Out of the Sandbox BlogToy and kids media expert Wendy Smolen looks at the new, best, brightest (and worst) products of play and technology. Join the conversation.
Kids Got Game BlogGame designers Carla Engelbrecht Fisher, Ed.D and Anne Richards dish on what it takes to make engaging, developmentally appropriate interactive experiences for kids and preschoolers. Join the conversation.
Hey, Digital Geek!Digital media expert Lianne Stewart helps kids content creators navigate and evaluate the maze of emerging platforms. You can ask her anything.
Bridging The GapPlayCollective's PlayVangelist David Kleeman (and colleagues) seek ways to connect two communities that love children and media: content creators and academic researchers. Join the conversation.
With Jurassic World smashing its way through box offices worldwide, guest blogger Daley Pearson revisits other beloved TV shows and movies from his boyhood. First up: April O’Neil’s ‘turtally’ confusing relationship with The Ninja Turtles.
Wendy Smolen explores the intersection of real world and digital play, looking at projects and products that balance screen time with physical play.
Josh recounts his trip to Hangzhou to attend CICAF (China International Cartoon & Animation Festival). It was at turns enlightening (he learned that Chinese box-office revenue grew by a whopping 69% last year, for example), fascinating (he saw fish performing pedicures) and down-right terrifying (you’ll have to read on).
The founder of Columbia University’s Digital Storytelling Lab gives us an inside look at his work at the University and how the Lab is designing stories for the 21st Century.
In the midst of Screen-Free Week (May 4 to 10) David Kleeman looks at the complex issue of screen time, and how navigating the array of devices and accompanying flood of content demands media literacy and management instead of taking a break from screens.