| Articles for children's care, learning and
of Skylander character figures for role play gaming
If your early years childcare
setting, club or group has a game console / educational computer software
policy for children's entertainment & learning please use this
page and the skylanders list to keep up-to-date with the happenings
in the world of Activision's Skylands..
Skylanders - Spyro's adventure and Giants both have
a pegi rating of 7+ PEGI.info
PC - Wii - Xbox 360 - PS3
Minimise the risk of conflict happening when children take imaginative
play ideas from digital programmes and virtual games or video to their gross
motor play by agreeing boundaries that protect themselves, others
and examines the concept involved with 'should,
what you see inside a game, stay inside a game?' explore
why children give their particular replies.
Skylanders elements list -
fire, water, magic, tech, air, undead, earth, life.
Download a printable list of the skylanders names and use tag-ties
or pegs to identify visiting figures.
1st series of character images and text links are to amazon.co.uk through
silkysteps affiliate account.
Figures are available in single and triple packs, as part of starter sets and in
There are also special edition legendary sets,
glo-in-the-dark, colour change, dark, silver and gold figures
& also for this first series a volcanic vault playing piece that
reskins the aquaduct arena when in battle mode. How
to use the volcanic vault: Start up the portal of power and enter
Skylands play mode, place the volcanic vault on the portal. This will
automatically unlock the arena so that the next time you visit battle
mode the new skin has been applied. This magic item only needs to be
placed on the portal once. it isn't needed to play further games on the
now unlocked area..
a portal set that is compatible with your already owned console
ie. a Wii, Xbox 360, Windows XP, Playstation 3, 3DS and then individual
character figures. These figures are compatible across all platforms
- ie. 1 figure will play on all portals Wii, Xbox, Windows, PS3 or
Identical figures can play side by side in a
game, so if you invite 'visiting skylanders to play - good for team work! remember
which belongs to whom when it's time to pack up - tag ties ..
| Adventure packs
Empire of Ice
Skylanders giants launched in autumn 2012
along with the new game comes a set of series 2 characters.
Series 1 characters, as listed above play on the new game,
some characters have been re-released or 're-posed' to match the orange
base associated with giants & have a higher capping of skill levels and
some feature a lightcore that enables figures to glow when placed on the
portal. All Giants glow ...
New characters include
Lightcore Chill - Lightcore Jet-vac - Sprocket - Flashwing - Hot dog -
, and inline with any safeguarding awareness that the setting has
in partnership with children, collagues and parents involving cyber bullying,
use of the internet, home made accounts, gaining permission, adult and
peer supervision or support, the game itself expands online at
Safeguarding children - informative websites for th UK
Nominet's knowthenet.org.uk safe online gaming for children