I have a passion for early childhood education and bave some fun and original projects on the side.
I invented an alphabet letters game where children play with letters as physical objects, learn the principle of the alphabet, and in some cases even teach themselves to write their names before 4 years of age! You may look at the photos, files, and code to generate the files on Thingiverse. I drew inspiration from a Montessori book, early learning research, and interactions at the Cambridge fabrication lab (MakeSpace). Here are selected photos:
Another fun project was a partnership with Feeling Magnets, I acted in, directed, and produced a short film where a puppet teaches emotional intelligence to children: