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      Feb 19, 2018

Tag: Educational toys

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 Insectbot. This robot is a “do it yourself” kit for kids from ages 6 and up, but I thought that with a little my 4-year-old son Vico, would enjoy the process of building it as well, so I bought it. In this blog post, I’ll tell you the story of how our Insectbot (who my son named “Olika Bolika”) came to life. (more…)

Ordered Robot Cubetto – Coding for kids 3+
Ordered Robot Cubetto – Coding for kids 3+

I’ve ordered Cubetto! This cute little wooden robot is designed to introduce coding for kids. I thought long and hard about which robot could join our robot family first. I even wrote an article with a little list of robots and tools I that really make me happy and Cubetto was one of them. And now I’ve decided to go ahead and order the little guy and this is the reason why… (more…)