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8.1

littleBits makes a platform of easy-to-use electronic building blocks empowering everyone to create inventions, large and small. This goes beyond the coding activity, it support the foundation of technical and electronics knowledge and great tools developing creativity. With littleBits, kids learn how to be more than just consumers of technology. littleBits consists of small circuit boards with specific functions built to snap together with magnets without soldering, wiring, or programming. Each bit has its own specific function, such as light, sound, sensors, or buttons....

6.5

The following device is not developing coding skills, but cute educational toy for youngsters. TROBOs are lovable, huggable plush toy robots that teach kids (children age 2-5) about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) through fun, interactive digital storybooks. TROBOs answer kids questions through engaging stories grounded in real science to explain complex subjects in fun ways that kids can understand. Children build their own avatar and can even add their name to the app. The app works in English and Spanish....

8.1

TinkerBots is a toy building set with easy-to-add robotics that make it possible for young children (and adults, too) to create an endless number of toy robots simply by snapping together TinkerBots’ patented “Power Brain,” kinetic modules and passive pieces, and even LEGO bricks. No wiring or programming required. TinkerBots is like “living LEGOs.” TinkerBots is the perfect hands-on introduction to the world of robotics. While experiencing hours of fun, children won’t even notice that they are actually learning something...

7.9

RoboRally now classic tactical game with different levels of difficulty and game board cool robots. RoboRally is a board game originally published in 1994 by Wizards of the Coast (WotC). It was designed in 1985 by Richard Garfield, who would later create the card game Magic: The Gathering. The game and its expansions received a total of four Origins Awards. RoboRally was rereleased in July 2005 under the Avalon Hill label. In RoboRally, players assume control of one of many "Robot Control...

6.8

Bee-Bots an exciting programmable floor robot for Child Care, Early Years & Lower Primary. Its child friendly layout appeals to children and it is a perfect starting point for teaching control, directional language and programming to young children. This open-ended resource allows teachers to use the Bee-Bots as a tool to enhance learning in Literacy, Science & Numeracy through a multitude of activities.   Sturdy construction and colorful design entice children to put Bee-Bot through its paces. Directional keys are used to...

6.2

Robot Turtles is a board game for kids ages 3-8. Kids won't know it, but while they're playing, they're learning the fundamentals of programming. Robot Turtles has a sneaky way of teaching kids – as young as preschoolers - the basics of programming. Inspired by the Logo programming language, the goal is for kids to get their turtle to a matching colored jewel. While kids get to be the programmers and have all the control, grownups act as the computer, following...

7.7

Cubetto looks like a little wooden box, with a smiley face on one side and an arrow on the top indicating its direction. Two large wheels are embedded mostly inside the body; these, combined with the small plastic bumps on the front and back, allow Cubetto to roll around and turn left and right. Programming with blocks isn't intrinsically exciting. Instead, the joy comes from helping kids balance an abstract set of directions with the very real contents of their living...