16 year olds from a special school working on a project in the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology produced a set of animated cartoons (gifs) showing classical figures they had been studying based on image on museum objects.

These were used as the faces of cards for a game of pairs (pelmanism). The backs of the cards was taken from a design by a 16 year old from another school on the same project.

The game gave way of incorporating the simple cartoon-like drawings into a larger ‘app’ – playing it was one of the ‘prizes’ participants could win by moving through the museum virtually in the app and placing objects in their normal cases.

Techie stuff

If you go to play the pairs game and right click [dependingonyour operating system] to inspect the page source you can see (and download) all the code needed to create your own version of the game.