10 Great Laser Cutter Projects You Can Make at Home

You’ve got a shiny, new laser cutter, but what should you do first? If you’re having trouble getting inspired, start with some cool laser-cutter projects designed to engage kids, such as a king tiger or a wood rocket. You’ll find that, once you start working on...

Should I Get a Laser Cutter or a 3D Printer?

What Is a Laser Cutter?   A laser cutter uses lasers to cut all types of designs and patterns into a material. Depending on the laser and the material, the laser might vaporize, melt or burn the material in order to create the design. If you’ve been wondering...

Top Robotics Competitions for Kids

Robotics competitions and STEAM competitions are becoming more and more popular. They exist for kids of all ages who are interested in the challenge of designing robots that can complete certain tasks. There are even opportunities to compete in local, regional, or...

Top 10 3D Printer Projects to Try at Home

3D printing is at the forefront of innovative teaching and learning. It has numerous benefits for kids, and not just because of its technology. 3D printers for kids build confidence, promote hands-on learning, and make learning fun. If you’re looking to engage your...

How Kids Can Start STEAM Education

What is STEAM Education? We’ve talked about STEAM education a lot at Makeblock, and that’s because we know how important STEAM for kids is. It stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math, but it’s not just about teaching content in these five fields....