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Posted On July 19, 2017 in Child's Play Newsletter

July 2017 Child’s Play Newsletter

Hello, and welcome to the July 2017 issue of Child’s Play! Summer is a wonderful time in Boston, with everything just a little quieter. It feels like the whole city takes a deep breath after the end of the busy school year. Especially for those on the academic calendar, summer is a chance to reflect, Read More

Posted On July 17, 2017 in Media Coverage

How robots are teaching Singapore’s kids

Excerpt: In a recent morning at Sparkletots preschool in Singapore, Natalie, Bryan and Mikayle, all four years old, knelt on the floor around a machine called Kibo and “programmed” it with a set of instructions printed on wooden blocks. Each of the blocks was printed with a command — “forward”, “backward”, “shake” — written in English and Read More

Posted On June 1, 2017 in Child's Play Newsletter

June 2017 Child’s Play Newsletter – BBES Edition

Dear Child’s Play Reader: We’re so excited to announce the newest extension for your KIBO Robot Kit, that we wanted to get it to you before the summer: the Building Brick Extension Set. This new Extension Set lets your students build with the world’s most popular building bricks, including LEGO®, directly onto KIBO’s body and Read More

Posted On May 19, 2017 in Media Coverage

Best Educational Robot Kits

“KIBO is a spectacular choice for young children looking to get their creative skills rolling. It’s mainly designed for children 4 to 7 and it’s used in schools primarily in kindergarten. Unlike most other robots that use a screen or require a tablet or some other electrical device for programing, KIBO uses strings of wooden Read More

Posted On April 6, 2017 in Child's Play Newsletter

April 2017 Child’s Play Newsletter

Hello, and welcome to the April 2017 issue of Child’s Play! We’re very excited to announce the launch of another fun new module to expand the possibilities with KIBO: our new Sound Record/Playback Module. This new device lets kids record voices, songs, and sounds, then play those sounds back with new programming blocks. You can Read More