The Foos

About the Project

Our solution, The Foos, is a virtual world that kids bring to life by programming cute characters.   

– Kids 5+ learn computer science concepts via structured challenges & free play 
– Game play is tied to a rigorous curriculum 
– The Foos is gender inclusive and has tested well with girls and boys  
– This is a “pick up and play” game – no adults required A subscription version was launched in Q3 2015 and includes a parent portal, robust community features and a welcome kit.

Award Highlights 
 – Editor’s Choice for Design Excellence – Children’s Tech Review 
 – Verizon App Challenge Winner ($20,000)
 – LEGO Foundation recognition for “Re-imagining Learning” – Apple’s “Best New Education Apps”


April 24, 2019 (last update 04-18-2021)