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My 3D printer adventure [video]
How does a 3D printer work? It’s super cool to be able to print out 3D stuff. Like, statues objects for in the house like a vase, a handy guitar holder or parts for an Arduino project like a car ...
The studio on wheels got its logo’s [video]
A short time ago, I decided to temporarily drop one day of UX work, to get things done for Robotvilla. (Read more about that decision in my Robotvilla day blog post.) My first real Robotvilla day is t ...
Purple laptops and orange mice for the kids
The epic search for laptops. The kids need laptops in the Robotvilla so they’ll be able to code and build cool stuff. This was quite a challenge since computers are pretty expensive. I finance R ...
More time for Robotvilla projects
More time for Robotvilla! To give Robotvilla, as a mobile studio and blog, a serious change of succeeding, I had to make a serious decision. I decided to cut my Freelance User Experience Design time, ...
* Build Your Own Robot with the BYOR-kit [video]
Vico (5 yrs) and I had so much fun while crafting our very own High Five Robot with the BYOR kit by Solly Systems. Especially when its arm came to life after we had turned it on. *WACK*, it did. LOL! ...
I got my trailer license!
The reason that I choose to invest in a mobile studio (trailer…) is that I can reach kids that aren’t able to come to me. That way I can visit schools and daycares. Having a trailer is one ...
Kids tech studio on wheels Robotvilla! A dream come true!
From a dream… Exactly two years ago, in the summer of 2016, Robotvilla popped into my mind: the blog was born about kids, code, and robots. Now the blog is actually going to bloom into a Kids Te ...
Eindhoven Maker Faire 2017 [video]
We went to the Eindhoven Maker Faire, the Netherlands! The Maker Faire is an event where people of all ages gather to be amazed. The Faire is about Art, Technology, Robots, weird objects, innovation, ...
OSMO Coding [video]
I took a little time off to collect my thoughts, but now I’m back. So let’s pick it up where I left it. I was in the middle of editing my OSMO Coding video when I lost my SD card. Long story sho ...
IT WORKS! Don’t-worry-clock > part 2 < Arduino project
“Mommy, when are you coming to pick me up?” – “When your heart is fully lit, honey.” – part 2 I’ve made a cool toddler clock for my son Vico, who just started ...
Don’t-worry-clock for my toddler > part 1 < Arduino project
“When are you coming back, Mommy?” – “Just look at your lights, sweetheart.” While squeezing his little arms tightly around my neck, my little man whispers in my ear:  ...
Robotvilla is in the air! – It finally hit me!
Hurray, the Robotvilla is in the air! The idea of Robotvilla came to me in the summer of 2016. I worked many evenings and nights to bring my idea to life, and now it has finally happened! I’m ve ...
Arduino starter kit – Create your own electro projects 6+
I came across the Arduino platform thanks to Rustem Arkishbekov. Rustem is the founder of Robo Wunderkind, and in the Robo introduction video he talked about how he used to create robots based on the ...
Robot Cubetto arrived! – Coding for kids 3+
We finally got to unbox and try out Cubetto! Cubetto is a little wooden robot that teaches kids to code without using a display. All they need is a colorful cloth world map, a wooden programming board ...
Building a robot kit with my son [video]
The other day, I was online searching for cool gadgets when I stumbled upon this very cool Arduino-based robot kit by DFRobot. It’s like an insect, and that’s probably why they call it an ...