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How a North Houston mom threw a virtual video game birthday party for her 12-year-old son with Kahoot!

Click 2 Houston logoSocial distancing did not stop April Diggs, Marshall’s mother, from throwing a memorable birthday party with some help from Kahoot!.

12-year-old Marshall Diggs was hoping to celebrate his birthday surrounded by his family and friends this year, but things changed when social distancing protocols were in place amid the coronavirus pandemic.

However, that still did not stop April Diggs, Marshall’s mother, from throwing a memorable birthday party.

Marshall is a video gamer with a love for recreational sports and math. Initially his mother wanted Marshall’s friends to have a video game party, but they don’t share the same consoles. Diggs began to do her research on virtual birthday parties.

Using Zoom to bring party guests to Marshall’s birthday party, Diggs also found Air Console, which is a virtual game console where gamers can virtually play console games together by using a browser and smartphone. She and Marshall played Kahoot! as a mother/son function at her local church.

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