Mobile App Making Moving Homes Safe and Fun for Kids!
Sesame Workshop partnered with the Department of Defense in asking for a tool that would help kids cope with the difficulties of frequent moving. Funny Garbage created a cross-platform app that would be both an effective tool for parents and an ejoyable, immersive experience for kids. The resulting app, created in Adobe Flash Professional and published as an Adobe Air for Mobile native app, leads kids through an array of activities designed to educate and entertain, all while focusing on the theme of moving.
Funny Garbage made this app a deeply imaginative environment, relying on the long history of Sesame Street characters that everyone knows. Kids can create a muppet friend who leads the child through the ups and downs of moving to a new town. Interactive environments let children say goodbye at their own speed and gradually immerses them in their new home. The app has broad appeal as it enables children to process and cope with complex emotions in a safe and fun way.