Funville Adventures live on Kickstarter!

Funville Adventures, our math-inspired children’s fantasy with Allison Bishop, had a great first day on Kickstarter!  We are very excited by the interest and support that it is getting!  You can check it out here.

Our goal with this project is to introduce children to mathematical concepts in a story-based form, appealing to their natural creativity and love of stories. We believe this will help reach not only children who already love math, but even those who may have struggled with typical classroom presentations.

And here’s a small preview of the story with some pictures!

After 9-year old Emmy and her 5-year old brother Leo go down an abandoned dilapidated slide, they are magically transported into Funville: a land inhabited by ordinary looking beings, each with a unique power to transform objects. The siblings discover that Funville is full of surprises; one never knows when something will be shrunk

funville_shrunk

flipped upside down

funville_tree

turned into an elephant

funville_elephant

or erased!

funville_book

Find out more about the story in the book and the story behind the book by vising our campaign.  If you like what you see, please consider backing the campaign and helping us spread the word by telling/emailing your friends and sharing on social media.

And don’t miss out on watching our video – a lot of love and effort went into making it!

 

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About aofradkin

I enjoy thinking about presenting mathematical concepts to young children in exciting and engaging ways.
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