We play. We invent.

We are Paula Bont√° and Brian Silverman, also known as PICO, the Playful Invention Company. Learn more about us.

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ScratchJr

A version of Scratch especially designed for children aged 5 to 7. It was developed in collaboration with the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab and the DevTech Research group at Tufts U

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TurtleArt

Inspired by the Logo programming language, TurtleArt is designed for children and adults to make images while exploring geometry and programming.

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Art:bit

The art:bit is an app that helps the user create imaginative LED animations and was designed primarily to help young students learn the basics of programming and animation.

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