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Posted On December 15, 2016 in Media Coverage

It’s never too early to teach kids about coding

“Last week, some of our 4-year-old students did something really fascinating: They programmed a robot using code. That’s right, preschoolers at Bessie Carmichael Elementary were given a set of instructions, and with a little time and a lot of puzzling things through, they made a small robot dance.” Read more at

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December 2016 Child’s Play Newsletter

Hello, and welcome to the December 2016 issue of Child’s Play! We’re so happy to be celebrating another end-of-year and holiday season with you. We are busy filling holiday orders, and there is still time to order a KIBO if you’re thinking of giving one as a gift. KIBO is perfect for exploring programming concepts Read More

Posted On December 14, 2016 in Media Coverage

Robots, Computers, Experts, and More!

KIBO was featured in the Boston Museum of Science’s CS Ed Week activities, and their Sparks! magazine covered the events. “Don’t be surprised to encounter robots throughout the Exhibit Halls. And no, your eyes aren’t deceiving you—they really are playing instruments and performing other activities you thought were limited to humans. You’ll be able to Read More

Posted On December 8, 2016 in Media Coverage

Robotics and Rugrats: Incorporating Technology Into Early Childhood Curriculum

“The question, then, is not whether technology is having an impact on children growing up in the 21st century. Rather, it is whether this influence can be a positive one.”

Posted On November 7, 2016 in Blog

Views from the Classroom: STREAM Education

KIBO has found a home in every kind of school and informal educational setting we can think of, including many schools where religious education is a core mission. Within religious education, educators have recently begun expanding the familiar acronyms STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and STEAM (which adds Art) to talk about STREAM, adding Read More