Lil Woodoos A series of plushy and huggable interactive monster companions that embody proven therapeutic methods that help relieve children with anxiety. Each character invites imagination and provides therapy in the form of art and play. They are carefully designed to transform the therapeutic experience into something tangible.
Lil’ Woo Doos will allow children to feel comfortable, secure, independent, and less anxious. Lil’ Woo Doos are characterized by the focus of therapeutic needs and adaptions of other existing toys. They will remain in the hearts of thousands of children, long after they grow old.
Masters of Fine Arts - Design and Technology Thesis II Thesis Advisor - Aneta Genova Thesis Writing Advisor - Andrew Zornoza
What Brings Them to Life? Lil’ Woo Doos imitates closeness using an automated heart simulator, voice recording module, and a heat module that simulates the warm of a hug, one plays a life like heartbeat and the other plays the recording of the loved one.
Utilizing zippered pockets to place removable modules that contain technologies like a recording module, pulse simulator, and lights. They focus on therapeutic goals and the adaptations of other existing toys. We believe that Lil’ Woo Doos invites imagination and provides essential therapy methods in the form of play.
The Heart The first interaction a child has with their mother is inside the womb, they hear their mother's heart beat up until they are born.
It’s Play Time Lil’ Woo Doos invites imagination and provides therapy in the form of art and play. They were carefully designed to transform the therapeutic experience into something tangible. Lil’ Woo Doos is characterized by the focus on therapeutic goals and adaptations of other existing toys. However, Lil’ Woo Doos is not designed to replace any particular person in reality, but rather to enhance the human relationship.