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Button & Zip Puppet / Educational Toy

Button & Zip Puppet
Button & Zip Puppet

iF concept design award 2013

Button & Zip Puppet

iF concept design award 2013

The Button and Zip hand puppet is an educational toy designed to teach children everyday skills. By learning four basic skills, they can make at least six different kinds of hand puppets. Teaching children to be independent in getting dressed, for example, is important. By matching the same color of buttons, zippers, shoelaces and belt-like straps, the children can create an animal puppet. This motivates them to learn by playing and it also trains hand coordination and flexibility. Plus they enjoy a sense of achievement by creating a puppet. Soon they will need no help with getting dressed alone.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ipm07NMYEs

Thank you to all the IF judges for giving me your support.   It's a great honor having this award.   I will continue to do more innovations in the future.

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University

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology

National Taiwan University
of Science and Technology
Taipei, Taiwan

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Design

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology

National Taiwan University
of Science and Technology
Taipei, Taiwan

Ching-An Hsu

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