The National Parenting Center


Spring 2019

Shifu Plugo – Link

Shifu Plugo – Link is a fresh new, exceptionally creative game that will keep your child entertained with this hands-on experience while they are also learning by engaging them with problem-solving challenges. You will need a tablet to run this on. The first step is to download the app and then set up your child’s profile. All quite straightforward and relatively quick. Once that’s done you’ll slip the screen into the included gamepad which features the grid or playing field where your child will place the link pieces directly in front of the screen. The concept of each game, there are three included: Gear Up, Pipes and Word Hunter, demonstrate the creative way in which PlayShifu approached the challenge of making something that is both unique and effective. As you connect the links on the “grid” or the playing surface, the links show up on the screen, which is cool on its own. Plus, each game is unique and different. Each experience challenges your child to problem solve and imagine how the logistics of each link, and how they should be connected and placed on the grid, will result in solving the challenge. The whole hands-on experience brings the learning home, especially if you have a tactile learner in your home. Parents were comfortable with the $50 price tag, considering the substantial value they found in Shifu Plugo.

Recommended Age: 5 to 11
Price: $ 49.99

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