Google & Launchpad Toys

We're proud to announce that our little toy company is pairing up with a great big team of tinkerers to empower GAJILLIONS of playful storytellers around the world. Launchpad Toys is joining Google to create even more amazing creativity tools for kids. Today, we've made our digital toys and tools free to creative kids everywhere. Tomorrow... well, we can't wait to share :)

- Your friends at Launchpad Toys


Toontastic is a creative storytelling tool that empowers kids to draw, animate, narrate, and record their own cartoons – it's as easy as putting on a puppet show.

The New York Times

"Apps of the Year"

App Store Hall of Fame

Apple App Store "Hall of Fame"

Download Toontastic from the App Store

TeleStory is an augmented reality video camera that gets kids off the couch to perform and record their own TV shows through creative play.


Apple's "Best of 2014" Apps List

Download TeleStory from the App Store

Some thoughts on play

Getting kids off the couch and creating TV with TeleStory

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Storytelling, Creativity, and the New Frontier of Digital Play

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Designing Toys to Boost Kids' Creativity

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Why Mobile is the Future of Playful Learning

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Mission Crew

Who we are: Andy Russell, Thushan Amarasiriwardena, Aaron Clarke, Mike Rotondo, Charlotte Mao, Mark McLawhorn

At Launchpad Toys, we build digital toys and tools like Toontastic and TeleStory that empower kids to create and share stories through imaginative play. We're a small team of developers/artists/big-kids in San Francisco, CA... with lots of help from creative kids in the neighborhood :)

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