There are several online games we
have played around with. Despite not being big on online games, it is
always a good extra tool to entertain the children with for us.
The latest one we just tried
out is called Herotopia, and we all love it.
Herotopia is fun, engaging, dynamic
and educational. Designed with the idea
that children are the super heroes of the future, we are given a virtual image
of our world where good practices and learning about our global diversity in a
safe environment is the final offer of this game.
the children like about the game:
· Kids like being able to create / customize their own
· They also like the different missions they set
· The ease of playing the game
· The graphics and color used for the different scenarios and
I loved the fact that when my child
registered, I got an email with all the details and password. Also, we are big
on the fact that the children get to explore different cities. Take for example New York. Different areas or landmarks are featured
like the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State building and the Rockefeller
center. Besides being featured, facts on
the city are shared like the date when the Brooklyn bridge was constructed.
Additionally, tasks include clean up
and conservation. Kids get bonus points for closing a faucet and conserving water
or picking up trash.
The underlying object of the game is
for children to practice global citizenship while learning about cities in our
The one downside for us is that unless you go through the
details, it is not so clear what needs to be done at first when you start
playing. Restless children do not wait
much for instructions and tips…..
The game rules do state that no bulling or bullying is
When you do, let us know if you agree with us.
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