Our expertise covers many aspects of children’s lives with technology: learning and development, including the role of gesture and bodily movement in learning; the curriculum and pedagogyTheory of learning in the early years; engagement and motivation; play and educational toys; and everyday life at home and the role of the family.


To view our current and previous research projects click on the links below.

Supporting parent and practitioner learning about children's digital play.


Knowledge exchange with Malaysia around developing young children's thinking and computing skills.


How do tablet apps foster play and creativity in pre-schoolers?

Using embodied mechanisms to support computing teaching.

How interaction with materials influences the way children think and learn.


An 'exergame' for mobile devices.