This is Skull'n'bones! A mechanical toy designed to teach children about muscles, joints, tendons, and ligaments!
Pre existing products to study what is already on the market for teaching muscles and tendons to kids.
Initial concepts spanning several types of play including social play, deep play, rough and tumble play, and role play.
The demographic of this product will be 8 year olds (about 3rd grade). Around this time of development children are curious with a increased sense of individuality and importance in what they are doing. In science class children will be learning about the systems of the body such as the Digestive, Nervous, and Skeletal systems of the body.
10 in-depth concepts to finalize the direction of the product.
Sketch models based on an arm from existing products to understand form, as well as range of motion.
Sketch models based on a finger from existing products to understand form, as well as range of motion.
A model incorporating the demographic with new elements of form and material theme. This is a modular system meant to combine and twist making many different combinations for the joints.
Compact when disassembled for easy storage.
Use the Ligaments (wooden rods) to hold the skeleton together and use the Tendons (string) to move the limbs.