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PBS KIDS launches game-creation tool and online world

By Laura Devaney
April 16th, 2015

New world features a junior edition of E-line Media’s Gamestar Mechanic, which enables kids to create and share their own video games

children-pbsPBS KIDS has launched Kart Kingdom, the children’s media brand’s first-ever online world. Now available at pbskids.org/kartkingdom, Kart Kingdom features a collection of fun, curriculum-based games that help kids ages 6-9 learn systems thinking skills.

The game also helps children build collaboration skills as they work together to create gadgets and unlock rewards for the entire Kart Kingdom community.

In another first, PBS KIDS’ Kart Kingdom features a new junior edition of E-line Media’s Gamestar Mechanic, which allows kids to create, play, and share their own digital games. PBS stations will bring Kart Kingdom into the community with live game events across the U.S. starting this spring.

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