6 reasons why this STEM-based game is a must-have for your kid

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6 reasons why this STEM-based game is a must-have for your kid

PlayShifu
11 Mar 19
7 min read
PlayShifu
11 Mar 19
7 min read

Introducing Shifu Plugo – STEM-based, Augmented Reality Gaming Series for kids. The gaming series – Plugo Count and Plugo Link, will make screen time super fun and productive for your child.

Here are 6 reasons why it’s a must-have!

1. Solve Math Problems with Plugo Count

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Plugo app has 4 games with 250+ levels. Each game has fun characters in story based adventures. Advance in these adventures by overcoming obstacles which are in the form of math problems.

How do I solve math problems?

Plugo Count consists of a Gamepad, Count Spike, 0-9 Numerals and 4 Basic Math Operators; using which, the math problems can be solved.

What will my kids learn and how?

i. Fundamentals of algebra and logical reasoning
ii. Using operators to solve a problem in more than one way.
Example: 12  can be solved as  (6 + 6) or (4 * 3)
iii. Understanding of how math is used in everyday activities

2. Build Smart and Sturdy Structures with Plugo Link

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Plugo gaming kit also consists of Plugo Link. The Plugo app has 4 games with 250+ levels. Advance in these adventures by overcoming obstacles which are in the form of construction (word, pipes, machines) problems.

How do I solve construction problems?

Plugo Link consists of a Gamepad and 15 hexagonal building blocks; using which, the construction problems can be solved.

What will my kids learn and how?

i. Fundamentals of engineering and spatial reasoning
ii. Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills
iii. Comprehension skills through word games and the game’s storytelling.

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3. Hands-on play without touching the screen

Learn all this and more through practical involvement with Plugo – not limiting your kid to book based theoretical knowledge.

4. A holistic gaming kit for kids

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Plugo helps kids touch base with the fundamentals of numerals and algebra, nurturing their mental math skills.

It also introduces kids to gears and constructions, channeling their creativity, cognitive thinking, and dexterity.

5. Makes screen time fun and productive

Both the kits encourage STEM learning making screen-time fun. Parents; say goodbye to your screen-time worries!

6. Helps kids develop their STEM skills

“Children who play with puzzles at an early age, develop better spatial skills later” – a study by University of Chicago researchers. Plugo makes STEM fun by being a part of their playtime. So, what are you waiting for?

Plugo Link and Plugo Count can be purchased individually or as Plugo Combo kit.

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17 Replies

    1. Hi Sarah, apologies but the 12.9 inch iPad Pro is too big for the Gamepad.
      Here are the compatible Apple devices – iPad 2017 (and above), iPad Pro (except Pro 12″), iPad Air 1st Gen (and above), iPad Mini 2 (and above), and iPhone 6 (and above).

    1. Hello James, we are working on the games with fractions for Plugo Count and will be released by the end of July 2019. Stay tuned!

    1. Hello Matt, Plugo app works with iPad 2017 and above. Here are the compatible Apple devices – iPad 2017 (and above), iPad Pro (except Pro 12″), iPad Air 1st Gen (and above), iPad Mini 2 (and above), and iPhone 6 (and above).

    1. Hello, Plugo is good for ages 4-10 years. The app customizes the difficulty of challenges according to your child’s grade, for a fun learning experience.

    1. Hi Joni, Plugo app is meant for smartphones and tablets only. Since the interactions require the Gamepad and game pieces to be kept on the Gamepad, it is difficult to run with a Chromebook.

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