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Lifelites Case Study - PODS Play

Lifelites Case Study

Introduction to Lifelites Lifelites is a wonderful charity who help life-limiting and disabled children the chance to play, be creative and enjoy independence using hospice services through assistive technology. Their hospice services are located across the British Isles and these services are life changing for many children and their families. Children have the opportunity to get involved with many activities that they wouldn’t previously have been able to do such as painting a picture, playing games or even communicating with their family.    About working with Lifelites We started working with Lifelites in 2019 and have since ‘provided’ them with...

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Storytime in your POD: Kathy the Kind Princess - PODS Play

Storytime in your POD: Kathy the Kind Princess

Today in the PODS blog, we will be talking about why it is important to be kind. Often the smallest acts of kindness are the ones that have the most impact. It could be something as simple as offering a helping hand, or just a smile. Our blog this week begins with a magical princess, who lived in an enchanted kingdom filled with all sorts of animals and the most beautiful scenery. The princess, named Kathy, had grown up in this magical kingdom amongst her family and friends. From a young age, she learned how to rule a kingdom and...

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Alex Ford
A home hideaway with the independent.ie - PODS Play

A home hideaway with the independent.ie

We are excited to announce that we were recently featured in the Independent.ie   Below you can read the article about PODS... Many thanks again to the Independent.ie for featuring us. Enjoy!   Some ‘me time’ for the kids – how teepees, pods and colourful bedroom spaces can give children the thrill of a home hideaway.   For Alex Ford, founder of Podsplay, the notion of designing play pods came from a childhood of building dens in the woods, making tents from sheets and washing lines, and building forts from cushions. He also realised that, while everyone likes a hideaway,...

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What‌ ‌Effects‌ ‌do‌ ‌Colours‌ ‌have‌ ‌on‌ ‌Children? - PODS Play

What‌ ‌Effects‌ ‌do‌ ‌Colours‌ ‌have‌ ‌on‌ ‌Children?

Bold, block colours are often more enticing for children, compared to neutral or pastel shades. The colour wheel perfectly highlights the colours that appeal to children the most, which include the primary colours: red, yellow and blue, and secondary colours: green, orange and purple. For these reasons, toys and games designed specifically for younger children are often associated with the primary and secondary colours, as these are more aesthetically pleasing for this age group. Typically, a child’s vision will not be fully developed until the age of 8 years old and most babies will also only start to see the...

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