Wandering Star is an interactive book and app that uses clinically proven activities supported with augmented reality (AR) technology to help children ages 6 to 9 develop positive mental well-being qualities.
Practice deep breathing exercises while taking a ride with Soleil in her magical hot air balloon and see her friends: Cosmo the Lion, Power the Panda, and Jet the Rabbit, come alive after completing activities. Click the following link to learn about Wandering Star and read all about Soleil’s adventure in the accompanying book: https://wanderingstar.ca/products/wandering-star
Why Augmented Reality (AR):
Augmented Reality (AR) is a technology applied over the real world using a smart device’s camera functions to visualize objects and characters in 3D. Augmented Reality improves engagement and interaction in a safe environment. No extra technology is required. Wandering Star uses Augmented Reality to make learning and playing fun while children deepen their understanding of mindfulness, mental well-being, and imagination.
Clinically researched activities deepen children’s cognitive and creative abilities
Reinforces the connection between thoughts, feelings, and the 5 physical senses
Activates children’s imagination through storytelling, creating art, and encouraging imaginative play
Introduces calming, breathing exercises that establish mindfulness
Incorporates games that reaffirm self accomplishment
Includes AR that brings characters to life; guiding imagination and fun
Accompanying Wandering Star book and activities, about Soleil and her magical adventures, assist in establishing healthy screen time boundaries
Deep breathing exercises help engage the child's sense of smell, sight, hearing, touch, and taste to release stress before bedtime.
Activities teach children how to manage their thoughts, feelings, and changes around them.
Wandering Star is a story about a child, Soleil, and how she overcame recent worldwide events. Soleil finds comfort in her creativity throughout a confusing time and makes many new friends along her journey. Click the following link to learn more about Soleil’s story and how she uses her imagination to help others: https://wanderingstar.ca/