On May 1st Age of Learning launched a new platform for kids ages 8-13 years old called Adventure Academy. I instantly jumped on the 30 day free trial to check it out for my 6.5 year old. All I can say is WOW!! Adventure Academy is like nothing I have ever seen before, the campus is beautiful and it immediately reminded me of my old college campus!
The game starts with the kids creating their own avatars. Parents can set their students accounts up with 3 different learning levels. I started my son on the beginners level. Even though I set him on the beginners level we also were able to change between all 3 levels for learning opportunities throughout the game play. Part of this month we were studying botany and I was able to do a search within all the learning levels and favorite all the activities related to our study! The parent dashboard makes it really easy to track down what your student has been doing in the game.
Students can make friends on campus and they can invite their real life friends to be friends also if they have an account. My son already has 10 of his closes friends on his friends list. The kids can chat with each other or other players who are really playing the game. Parents have full control over chat feature so you can disable it or set limitations!
Adventure Academy is a fully interactive the kids are instantly thrown into campus life as soon as they start playing. Level 1 of the game play is all about the kids learning their way around campus and meeting their instructors. Learning is all around the kids no matter where they are in the game! The Academy which looks like a prestigious boarding school or college is divided into several different wings. One my sons favorite hang outs is in the science wing. You will see kids running around to get to class and bells ringing! When I tell you they thought of everything they really did in this platform. There are interactive bulletins boards in the foyer as well as inside of the different wings. The atmosphere on campus is inviting and pleasantly encouraging.
The instructors and other staff members walk around campus and the kids can chat with them and go on different quest around campus. There is so much to discover in Adventure Academy that it seems never ending what the kids can learn and do.
The monthly cost is $9.95 for up to 3 students per account. If you take advantage of the 49% off discount during your trial you pay only $59 for the year. This is a great supplement to learning and also just in time to help prevent the summer slide! Be sure to check that your systems meets the operating requirements.
I highly recommend you take advantage of the 30 day trial offered from Adventure Academy and let your child explore and have fun on campus.
Until Next Time,