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Top Robotics Competitions for Kids

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...

7 Tips for Parents Who Want to Teach Their Kids to Code

7 Tips for Parents Who Want to Teach Their Kids to Code

Why Should My Child Learn to Code? If you’re looking for a skill to teach your children that will benefit their present and their future, coding is an excellent option. Here are a few reasons why: 1. Coding can greatly expand their career choices. Technology and...

Top 10 3D Printer Projects to Try at Home

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

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....

Top 7 Fun Games for Early Childhood Education

Top 7 Fun Games for Early Childhood Education

Benefits of Learning Through Playing Games     Games for preschoolers aren’t just about having fun, although they can certainly provide lots of entertainment! It’s important to keep your kids playing because there are lots of other benefits to fun preschool...

3D Printers for Kids & STEAM Education

3D Printers for Kids & STEAM Education

Benefits of Learning Through Playing Games     Games for preschoolers aren’t just about having fun, although they can certainly provide lots of entertainment! It’s important to keep your kids playing because there are lots of other benefits to fun preschool...

STEAM Activities and Projects for Kids

STEAM Activities and Projects for Kids

Coding has become a significant requirement in the technology industry as well as in education. As parents and educators around the world realized that computer programming was becoming an essential skill and, in the meantime, generating millions of job opportunities...

What Is Early Childhood Education and Why Is It Important?

What Is Early Childhood Education and Why Is It Important?

Importance of STEAM You’ve likely heard of STEAM, a trend that’s starting to become a standard part of the educational curriculum around the world. STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math, but it’s not just about the content of these...

STEM VS STEAM: How to Start the STEAM Education for Kids

STEM VS STEAM: How to Start the STEAM Education for Kids

Early Childhood Education has been around for quite some time. You’ve probably heard the term before, but this blog can give you more information about what it means, how it applies to your child, and the role you and Makeblock can play in fostering a strong start in...

The 5 Best Kids’ Coding Languages of 2020

The 5 Best Kids’ Coding Languages of 2020

STEM vs. STEAM   STEM and STEM Education have been around for a while now. More and more educators and researchers have realized the potential benefits STEM education can contribute to children's growth and development, and start to promote it in and out of the...

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

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

It's not news anymore that an increasing number of kids are learning to code. As STEM education becomes more and more popular, parents and teachers are now focused on helping their kids foster an interest in coding. Along with the excitement that computer coding for...

What is STEAM Education?

What is STEAM Education?

It’s no secret that programming is one of the most important job skills to have in today’s world and for the foreseeable future. With more and more jobs being replaced by technology, it only makes sense to prepare your kids to learn to code, and you can start right...

STEAM Education Is More Important Than Ever in 2019

STEAM Education Is More Important Than Ever in 2019

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,...

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...