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Top 9 Coding Apps for Kids in 2019 (Including Free Apps)

Top 9 Coding Apps for Kids in 2019 (Including Free Apps)

Why Coding Is Becoming Important For Kids? In today’s world, it’s become almost essential to learn how to code, and in tomorrow's world, it probably will be essential. Programming has become one of the most sought-after skills in almost every industry, with the more...

What is STEAM Education?

What is STEAM Education?

STEAM has been around for a while. Because it’s a comparatively new educational concept, how much do you know about it? This blog will break it down for you and let you get to know it better. Read on!1. What Is STEAM? STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering,...

STEAM Education Is More Important Than Ever in 2019

STEAM Education Is More Important Than Ever in 2019

The first half of 2019 has flown by, and so many trends have come and gone, but the STEAM education trend has stayed strong through many recent years and should remain strong for many years more! So, what is this whole “STEAM education” trend about? And why is STEAM...

Top 10 STEAM Robotics Kits for Kids in 2019

Top 10 STEAM Robotics Kits for Kids in 2019

The first half of 2019 has flown by, and so many trends have come and gone, but the STEAM education trend has stayed strong through many recent years and should remain strong for many years more! So, what is this whole “STEAM education” trend about? And why is STEAM...

The Importance of STEM Education

The Importance of STEM Education

The final week of May, Makeblock founder and CEO, Jasen Wang visited Japan two years after the Makeblock Airblock announcement in July 2017. This time, Jasen was invited to speak at The Future of Asia, one of the most important global conference in Asia organized by...

Top Five Coding Languages for Kids in 2019

Top Five Coding Languages for Kids in 2019

You’ve probably heard a lot about STEM education in and out of your kid’s school. Why is it so important? On top of that, what on earth is STEM education anyway? Read on to find out! The Definition of STEM Education First, let’s start with the definition of STEM. It...

Coding for Kids: The Ultimate Guide for Parents

Coding for Kids: The Ultimate Guide for Parents

Kids are leaning to code, which isn’t news any more. With the rise of STEM education, more and more parents are paying attention to helping their kids explore their interest in STEM subjects, such as coding. As exciting as it sounds, where do you start? What are some...

Five Reasons Python Programming Is Perfect for Kids

Five Reasons Python Programming Is Perfect for Kids

Worldwide, the popularity of coding for kids is on the rise. Especially with coding and computer programming being used in a variety of industries to help with automation, it’s not surprising that this is a trend. Coding is becoming a common skill, instead of a...

20 Best YouTube Channels for Your Kids Learning to Code

20 Best YouTube Channels for Your Kids Learning to Code

In our previous post, we discussed the top five kids’ coding languages. Among those five languages, Scratch is mainly developed for kids ages 8 - 16. Python, another very powerful language, is more suitable for somewhat older kids with or without any coding...

Let a Robot Keep Your Kid Company During Summer Vacation!

Let a Robot Keep Your Kid Company During Summer Vacation!

According to Family Zone, in 2016, kids 8 years of age and underspent 65% of their online time on YouTube, and kids 9 – 12 years old spent 38% of their time on YouTube, watching videos. Every single day, there is 576k hours’ worth of videos uploaded to YouTube. With...

The Future for the Global Educational Robotics Market

The Future for the Global Educational Robotics Market

Kids are leaning to code, which isn’t news any more. With the rise of STEM education, more and more parents are paying attention to helping their kids explore their interest in STEM subjects, such as coding. As exciting as it sounds, where do you start? What are some...

Experience AI and IoT with a Smart Educational Robot!

Experience AI and IoT with a Smart Educational Robot!

The future of the Global Educational Robots market has never been brighter. According to ResearchAndMarkets.com, the educational robot market is expected to be valued at $778.6 million USD in 2018 and is projected to reach $1,689.2 million USD by...

Introducing MotionBlock

Introducing MotionBlock

When it comes to the future of technology and how it changes our day-to-day lives, AI and IoT are two inevitably hot topics. We see that AI and IoT are mentioned and used more and more in our daily lives, but how do we help kids start learning about both of them early...

Girls are Now Powering the Future of STEAM!

Girls are Now Powering the Future of STEAM!

Makeblock is pleased to announce the release of a new transformable robot: MotionBlock. This fully programmable robot is designed for young learners (ages 14+), and is suitable for use at home or in the classroom. It is now available for purchase on the new Makeblock...