Posted By christina On December 13, 2019
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.
Posted By christina On December 11, 2019
In this EdSurge article, Madhu Govind and Marina Bers from Tufts Devtech Research Group discuss their Family Coding Days and how, through brainstorming, planning and programming, families gain confidence and interest in coding while working together. The article reads in part: These creative coding projects took place during Family Coding Day, a free event hosted Read More
Posted By christina On December 5, 2019
We are honored that the KIBO robot is included in the 2019 Engineering Gift Guide from Purdue University after extensive testing. KIBO is included in the Coding category for kids 4+. The guide is filled with fun toys, games, books, and applications to engage girls and boys ages 3-18 in engineering thinking and design. Items Read More
Posted By christina On December 4, 2019
Popular Science put together a gift guide focused on DIY gifts to provide to kids this year. “For a budding DIYer, there’s nothing like the scent of solder on Christmas morning. Of course, not every tinkerer is ready to design an electronics project. Maybe your future MacGyver prefers to turn pots and pans into musical Read More
Posted By christina On December 3, 2019
In this gift guide, Urban Mommies list gifts for discerning kids. Finding the right toys for kids is always a challenge, but they found a “few unique, undiscovered picks that the little ones might like”. About KIBO: KIBO STEAM robot – Designed for open-ended play, KIBO lets kids make almost anything – a character from Read More