Problem: How to teach children with sustainable issue in an interesting approac
Aim: Website tutorial and kit box
There are much waste that can be reused, we often ignored these although many things can be recycled into other product. Planet Hero is and innovative approach to help children notice the importance of recycling the waste and can make it become useful product again. Planet Hero is a service combining an entertainment website and a kit box teach children to make waste into new toys and help them develop a habit of recycle waste into useful product.
"Every child can become a planet hero to save the world through the planet hero kit enhance the sustainable awareness and make the art work from wasted material to recognise the importance of upcycling . "
Identify the problem
It is important that recycling can reduce among of pollution, children can change behaviour from education and teach children recycle household waste is the closing to daily life.
Double diamond has four stages,discover, define, develop and deliver.
Children make art work from recycling the household waste, they can learn the importance of recycling and get achievement from it. In addition, it can reduce the pollution on earth.
Double Diamond-4 stages design process
Education change behaviour
Change people's behaviour should start from education, and children can be the future leader changing the world.
Interviewing a mother, a child and a teacher.
+Parents and teacher think learning recycling can start from home.
+Child think learning recycling ca be more interesting not just going to recycling bank.
"Recycling one ton of plastic can save up to 1,000–2,000 gallons of gasoline."(Conserve Energy Future, 2016)
"The amount of rubbish and materials we throw away is increasing by the year due to lifestyle changes and increasing population numbers." (Leo Deevy, 2016)
Research household waste
Recycling helps in reducing energy and potentially useful materials from being wasted. Recycling household waste is what we can do.
+Recycle household waste will reduce lots of pollution.
+Teach children recycle from household waste.
+Learn recycling can be interesting.
Idea from game and learning, and then think it is a toy with educational funciotn.
+Teacher: like innovative way to teach enviornment
+Child(7~12y):want to learn recycling with entertainment
+Parent: want to teach children recycling at home and enhance interaction.
An interesting educational platform teach children.
Look into recycling product making website and analyse their pros and cons discovered the points.
My first idea is from a story book, children can follow the cue and create the art work. Later, come up a kit box and education platform.
"An educational service teach children recycling with a fun approach'
Come up an idea offline kit and online tutorial learning system help children learn recycling with fun.
Website chart flow
Draft chart flow help make design my platform content.
Draft of website according to its content from homepage to six man missions and tutorial.
Feedback from card prototype
+Logging in page should be in the same layer of home page.
+It should have more pages.
+how to attract parents to buy is the key
+it is good to divide into different age group,
+tutorial video is good for children
+visual language is important
+how to attract customers to buy
+how children interact with environment?
Ian’s 25 year career as an innovation coach, design consultant
Quick prototype for website help me test users about the visual communication and work flow of website easily.
Feedback from five tests
+clear working flow
What is planet hero
Online to offline kit
Planet hero combine physical product and online tutorial to help children learn and play in an innovative way. Just scan the QR code inside the box and will go to the tutorial page easily.
Categorize different age
Planet hero divides into three levels from easy to difficult depends on children's age. In the most important age periods to build the awareness from 7 to 12 years old. Three levels have different missions and courses.
Planet hero divides into six kinds of materials which are easy to get in the household waste. Children can find the material early and complete the mission.
Become a Planet Hero
PURCHASE A BOX
Buy the box from website or retailer. Watch the tutorial on website, and complete the mission.
COMPLETE THE MISSION
Complete the art work from using the wasted material according to the instructions of tutorial.
SUBMIT YOUR WORK PHOTOGRAPHY FOR REWARDS
Photograph the work you done and it back for rewards of becoming a planet hero.