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National Geographic Kids Website

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National Geographic Kids home page

Project Description: 

Check Out the Animal Magnetism of National Geographic Kids

Like Harrison Ford and Steven Spielberg, Funny Garbage is helping to inspire a whole new generation of intrepid explorers (except without all the poison darts and giant rolling boulders). With the launch of, the skies, the seas, and everything in-between have never been more accessible to young, inquisitive minds.

By tapping into FG's considerable experience in creating online destinations for the pre-teen audience, National Geographic ensured the success of its first online gateway for kids. Drawing upon the vast resources and amazing photography of the National Geographic Society, Funny Garbage created a playfully engaging interactive experience through which children can investigate the natural wonders of their world.

National Geographic instituted a central asset repository using the Vignette Enterprise content management system, through which data can be deployed to numerous destinations. FG ensured that National Geographic, the first site to roll out through this system, would truly take advantage of the massive library of material collected by the National Geographic Society. FG's Interaction Designers re-organized the flow of data, allowing the editorial staff to efficiently manage the presentation of this torrent of information, and presenting users an intuitive navigation system through which to view it.

A success on many levels, our work on earned Funny Garbage multiple awards over several years including Webby Awards and Interactive Media Awards.

National Geographic Kids home page
A naturally interactive homepage!
One of the Activities pages on the website
Activities Galore!
The Creature Features section of National Geographic Kids
What a feature for a creature!
The Top Stories section interface
You choose the animal thoughts with Photo Fill-Ins!
The Top Videos Page
Investigate the animal wonders of the world by watching videos!
A version of the National Geographic Kids before the Funny Garbage Redesign
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