Evaluation of Pictorial Assembly Instructions for Young Children

@article{Martin2008EvaluationOP,
  title={Evaluation of Pictorial Assembly Instructions for Young Children},
  author={Cortney V. Martin and Tonya L. Smith-Jackson},
  journal={Human factors},
  year={2008},
  volume={50 4},
  pages={
          652-62
        }
}
OBJECTIVE We examined the usability of common formats of pictorial toy assembly instructions for 6- and 9-year-old children. BACKGROUND Interlocking building toys and models are increasingly prevalent and important for developing spatial abilities and fine motor skills among children. Little is known about how effectively the intended child users can interpret and carry out the instructions. METHOD Twenty-four children used five sets of manufacturer-supplied pictorial toy assembly… CONTINUE READING

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