In this National Geographic article “Don’t Get Steamed about STEM, Christmas should be Fun”, they provide STEM Gift Ideas For Christmas, including the KIBO robot!
They reviewed toy manufacturers that are providing products for kids for future success and careers. Here are the best gifts to steer kids into Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Check out KIBO in the category for kids ages 4 to 7.
From four to seven, try a KIBO robot kit, for $200 on Amazon, KinderLab has been making screen-free programmable STEAM (the ‘A’ is for arts – something we may have need for in the future) robotics kits since 2014. The latest offering allows kids to play and learn by plugging sensors into ports on the wheeled robot. Another add-on, is an art platform, which lets kids customise the robot by designing paper hats for their contraption.
See the fill STEM article and gift guide.