JoyMod

JoyMod is an adaptive modular gaming system which is easily installed in existing playgrounds that bring interest and excitement to the kids back to the community playground in the neighborhood.

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Description

Growing up, the playground has always been a place of joy and excitement for us where we had fun and made many new friends in the neighborhood. But with the recent years, with the rise of mobile games and entertainment, empty playgrounds are now a common sighting. From a recent study, Singaporean children aged 8-12 years old spend an average of 35 hours/week in front of digital screens for entertainment, which is equivalent to around 5 hours a day. With the children nowadays having extra-curriculum lessons on top of their school time, this digital entertainment time comes at the expense of outdoor play. Playtime at the playground is important for young children compared to mobile games as it allow them to interact with the neighboring kids to build friendship and social skills. This is especially so for the only child where they don't have siblings to interact with. Children are often the heart of the community and often the reason why families in the neighborhood come together.The youthfulness that children bring to the community would then be able to bring vibrancy to the neighborhood and attract more people into the community areas. JoyMod is an adaptive modular gaming system which can be easily installed in existing playgrounds that can bring interest and excitement to the kids back to the neighborhood playground. The games are also designed to initiate interaction between the children.