When I was younger, kids my age usually played outside a few hours before it gets dark. Now, they can stay indoors and play. I will always be amazed at how high-tech today's toys are. Before when you mention educational games, you think of Scrabble or some other board game that most kids nowadays will probably ignore. Right now, educational toys and products are taking things … [Read more...] about The Best Elegoo Tutorials to Get You Started
It is an excellent time to be a kid today and be interested in science, technology, mathematics, and engineering. There are just a lot of toys that cater to those who like to tinker around with robots and programming. Several of these toys are found in the classroom, such as Arduino, Elegoo, Raspberry Pi, and Ozobot. Ozobot toys are considered to be an excellent introduction … [Read more...] about Ozobot Bit vs. Ozobot Evo -Which is Best for Your Kids?
It seems that lately toy robots are becoming more and more popular among young people, especially ones with which they can interact. Anki, for instance, recently introduced its programmable Cozmo robot that focuses on STEM education capabilities. This type of robot teaches children and teenagers how they can use Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics to make the … [Read more...] about The Anki Vector Robot Review: Yay or Nay? Find Out Here!
In the old days, if you wanted to learn coding, you just buy a book and teach yourself. Or you look at how programs are coded and try to figure out what each line and command does. Not anymore. Today, you have graphical programming that allows you to make robots do a series of actions even without you knowing a line of code. OzoBot makes pocket-sized robots that teach your kids … [Read more...] about My OzoBot Review: Will Your Kids Love It?
If you have small children or grandchildren, you know it’s only a matter of time before they’ll be begging for a puppy. However, the reality might be that you’re not ready for one, or perhaps you live in a place that really isn’t conducive to animals. Either way, you don’t have the heart to tell your little one no. So what do you do? One solution is to give them the … [Read more...] about The Best Robot Dogs That Your Kids Will Love!
In today’s technology-heavy world, coding is all but a necessity for school-aged children. However, it’s imperative that they learn that programming is more than just feeding a bunch of commands into a computer. Learning to code teaches critical thinking skills, problem-solving, and has valuable cognitive benefits. Recent trends show that coding is no longer prevalent just … [Read more...] about Ozobot vs. Sphero: Which Robot Will Your Kids Love More?
If you have kids who like electronics, or if you want to introduce your children to STEM activities, getting them an electronics kit is a good idea. The good news is that there are now a lot of different products that allow kids to experiment and learn electronics safely. With these products, your kids do not have to get electrical shocks, nor do they have to get burned from … [Read more...] about Elegoo vs Arduino: Which Will Your Kids Love Most?
Kids find electronics interesting. For them, nothing can be more interesting than tinkering around with circuits that light up, sounding sirens, and getting things to move remotely. The good news is that, unlike the previous generations of kids that had to be supervised by parents lest they get burned with a soldering gun, today’s generation now has modular electronic kits that … [Read more...] about Little Bits vs Snap Circuits: Which Is Best For Your Kids?
The Arduino Starter Kit gives your kids everything they need to learn the basics of electronics, coding and programming, and get their feet wet. The kit has all the components they need to create more than a dozen projects. Each of these projects has detailed tutorials in the Project Book. But first, what is Arduino? Arduino is a platform that is made up of two parts: the … [Read more...] about Arduino Starter Kit Review: Is the Kit Worth it?
Electronics, technology, design, and engineering might not sound like child’s play, but kids would greatly benefit from these concepts if they understand and know how to apply them early on. However, the thought of electric shocks and kids wielding a hot soldering iron is enough to discourage parents. The good news is that there is now a way for children to learn about … [Read more...] about Encourage STEM for Your Little Ones: The Full LittleBits Review