Makey Makey is a creator kit for children; just turn everyday objects into touchpads. Recommended age: 8 to infinity. – Playing a piano with potatoes? Makey Makey. – Playing drums with bananas? Makey Makey. With Makey Makey you and your children can explore, experiment, create and play. First set up just take seconds (really, no joking) […]
Between 10 and 12 years old, they might ask for their first Lego Mindstorms robotic kit, m-Bot or Fischertechnik and more advanced robotics challenges. They will try Arduino, code with Scratch, Swift playgrounds and other non-graphical programming languages. They will collaborate and compete with friends to create spectacular robots.
This is the moment when the robotics knowledge of many children surpasses that of the parents so you better be informed about the latest trends and the best kits to be a successful gift giver.
Arduino is a great robotics and electronics introduction for kids 10 years and up. Arduino is a great platform to experience and create your own hardware without prior programming or electronics knowledge. All Starter Arduino kits include the board and the components to create lots of projects. It’s amazing to teach kids basic circuits and […]
Discover the best Arduino UNO board for beginners, the best way to start with small projects with your kids (or just for you). There are lots of options!! Yes, we know, it’s difficult to choose one. There are different Arduino UNO kits based on the manufacturers and number of components. Arduino UNO Boards are perfect […]
Kano is a computing company that revolutionized the market with a computer that anyone can make, they created do-it-yourself computers kits for kids easy to build. Its founder, Alex Klein, encourages children to research, build and program their own computer. “Our kits and software give all ages, all over the world, the power to create technology, […]
Lego Boost teaches kids how to bring blocks to life with code. But there is more. Lego Boost is a robot kit for kids focused on children between 7 and 12 years old. They can build and also learn to program. A set that combines building and programming with endless fun for all the family! With […]
STEAM Art toys for kids are designed to develop imagination and creativity on a variety of materials. Art toys are more than a tool to keep your child busy for a few hours. Arts offer a chance for all STEM fields to work cooperatively. In this list we focus on amazing STEM toys for kids to bring […]
Who doesn’t love robots? Which Lego robot do you recommend for my kid? Many children play with Lego and parents always want to hit the perfect set. The best Lego robot for your kid depends on: Your budget, there are LEGO building sets from $9.99 to $400. The type of Lego robot you are looking […]
Cozmo is a small robot that looks like something from the movie Wall-E. It is no coincidence that one of the main animators of its LEDs face is Pixar ex-worker, Carlos Baena (who did work on Wall-E). With this tidbit you can have an idea of all that Anki, the creators, have invested in the […]
If we made all the educational robots compete against each other, surely the quality-price winner would be Edison. This robot includes an infrared sensor (the classic line tracker), a distance sensor, two LEDs, three buttons, one bell/clap detector, an infrared receptor and is compatible with Lego. All of these features would mean nothing if […]