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STEM kits and robots are a growing trend for Holiday toys. Like in past years, the STEM and robot toy trend is growing rapidly. It just makes a lot of sense for parents to gift their kids something that is not only fun to play with but also teaches them science and coding. The toy robots get each year more advanced and also new low priced robots push into the segment. You can find robots for each age group starting with...

Samaira Mehta, the Founder and CEO of CoderBunnyz, has designed a STEM game that is being used as a coding tool in 106 schools in the US within a year of launch.Samaira Mehta isn’t your usual 10-year-old. This school student is the Founder and CEO of CoderBunnyz, a company that she founded at age 8. CoderBunnyz has launched a STEM game with the same name to empower children to learn to code and become leaders in tech.At 10, Samaira, now...

The makers of Endless OS are back with a new low-cost laptop dubbed The Hack Computer — for teaching kids how to code. Endless Computers didn’t design this Hack computer themselves entirely. Instead, they used a low-cost ASUS laptop and added their Linux-based full-stack software environment that is easy to use for kids. They have created a game-like environment in the OS to make it user-friendly for kids. Apart from that, the Hack computer is a regular laptop for kids that comes...

The sleek color design, co-working layout and Cornhole board give a new Farmington coding school the feel of a Silicon Valley startup. That makes sense, considering that theCoderSchool franchise originated in Palo Alto, Calif. Chirayu and Vaishali Shah officially opened the extracurricular K-12 venture in mid-October. The husband/wife duo are bullish about their prospects, and it looks like they have reason to be. During their first week, 52 students enrolled for courses — 100 signups within a year is considered a success,...

A new solution aimed at kids and made by an ex-Google employee could get your little one coding in no time. It’s 2018, and we’re encouraging kids to code now more than ever. Things never used to be like this. Learning to code was never this highly talked about when this journalist was a kid, and those of us who wanted to do it weren’t just ostracised for our efforts, we also had to go the hard yards to do it. There...

Kano, a company that makes a series of coding kits for children and those new to programming, recently released a $99 Harry Potter-themed kit complete with a programmable wand that's perfect for Harry Potter fans who want a fun and engaging way to learn some basic coding techniques.The Harry Potter Coding Kit is designed to let users build a wand and then program that wand with various gestures that can be used within the Kano app on iOS devices, Android...

Posted on October 2, 2018 I’ve got the luckiest kids in the world – some cool things come to our office for them to see before things even hit the stores. Sometimes, they are goodies for kids – the coolest and latest toys and gadgets. The littleBits Avengers Hero Inventor Kit is one such item. It’s been sitting in the office ready for the kids for aa few weeks – then finally School Holidays were...

The Kano OS operating system together with the Story Mode app teach basic computing and programming concepts using a series of fun-packed coding challenges. Exertis has announced a distribution agreement with Kano Computing for its range of DIY computing kits. Designed to make coding accessible to beginners of all ages, the Kano Computer Kit provides all the parts needed to construct a portable Linux-based computer, without the need for tools, using a comprehensive, but easy to follow, beginner-friendly instruction manual. The Kano OS...

Coding is an art that many think requires a high level of specialist training and knowledge. Well, that’s not the case anymore. Today technology has made so much progress that a 10-year old kid can learn the basics of coding while sitting at home. One such venture has been launched as a Kickstarter campaign by MakePi. MakePi, an EdTech hardware startup has launched MakePad– a tablet that can be used by children to learn to code and build something creative. The...