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10 Movies Based on Games & Toys

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

This post led to a lot of debates in the Studio as to what constituted a movie based on a toy or a game similar to the chicken and egg argument. What came first - the movie or the toy? Eventually we settled on ten movies that we all agreed on, which took a while. So we stress that th...

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The Creativity Hub at SPIEL, Essen

Monday, 03 November 2014

SPIEL, held in the town of Essen each October, is one of Germany's two major game conventions, the other being the International Toy Fair in Nuremberg each February, which we also attend. While Spielwarenmesse is a trade show – and therefore strictly business – Spiel is open to the publ...

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Halloween Fun & Games at The Creativity Hub

Friday, 31 October 2014

At The Creativity Hub, we really need no excuse to play games of any kind. With Halloween upon us, we talked about our favourite games that we associate with Halloween and decided to play our favourites in the studio. Some are common all over the world, while others are a little more ...

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Teacher's View - The Extraordinaires Design Challenge

Thursday, 17 April 2014

The Extraordinaires Design Challenge is a great activity for a classroom or a group of children to get them thinking. We chatted to teachers who ran the challenge with their class. The teachers, based in Northern Ireland, used the Challenge as a way to cover a part of the STEM cu...

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Participant's View - The Extraordinaires Design Challenge 2014

Thursday, 17 April 2014

We asked some young participants what they thought about The Extraordinaires Design Challenge. Here’s what they said about their experience! The activity allowed them to be different, and to do something that they don’t normally do - planning a project, instead of jumping rig...

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