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Five Reasons Python Programming Is Perfect for Kids

Five Reasons Python Programming Is Perfect for Kids

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...

20 Best YouTube Channels for Your Kids Learning to Code

20 Best YouTube Channels for Your Kids Learning to Code

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...

Let a Robot Keep Your Kid Company During Summer Vacation!

Let a Robot Keep Your Kid Company During Summer Vacation!

Spring break has just ended, and your kids are back in school. But just when you think school is going to keep your kids busy, here comes summer break, right around the corner. Let’s be honest. It’s always a little bit of a struggle during summer break. Your schedule...

Experience AI and IoT with a Smart Educational Robot!

Experience AI and IoT with a Smart Educational Robot!

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...

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...

Every Job Is a STEAM Job

Every Job Is a STEAM Job

Ever wish you could turn back time? Maybe get hold of a time machine that brings you back to the days when you were a little kid and all you do is play with toys and have absolutely nothing to worry about? Well, I’m afraid you might have to wait for a very long time...

The History of Educational Robots

The History of Educational Robots

From our affinity for social media and our close friendship with smart devices, we live in a STEAM-related world. STEAM education industries are woven closely into every strand of our lives. It’s not hard to image that STEAM occupations are among some of the most...

Learn the Difference Between STEM and STEAM

Learn the Difference Between STEM and STEAM

According to UNICEF (United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund), "life skills" refer to psychosocial abilities for adaptive and positive behavior that enable individuals to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life. The skills can...

Beginners Teaching Beginners to Code : Parents and Kids

Beginners Teaching Beginners to Code : Parents and Kids

From our affinity for social media and our close friendship with smart devices, we live in a STEAM-related world. STEAM education industries are woven closely into every strand of our lives. It’s not hard to image that STEAM occupations are among some of the most...

Five Reasons to Get Your Kids to Play with Coding Robots

Five Reasons to Get Your Kids to Play with Coding Robots

The trend to introduce schoolkids to coding at an early age is exploding. More than ever, teachers and parents are talking about coding for kids both at school and at home. A Gallup poll indicates that 90% of parents would like computer programming to be taught...

What Parents Say About Toy Robots

What Parents Say About Toy Robots

Have you ever worried that your kids spend too much time on various screens, from smartphones to televisions? Not are only you worried…researchers also connected delayed cognitive development in kids with extended exposure to electronic media. Although parents have...

How Can Kids Make Robots at Home

How Can Kids Make Robots at Home

Parenting is probably the hardest, yet the happiest, job in the world that you can never quit. Our job is to help our children find what they love, and guide and nourish them to become the person they want to be. Having noticed that my son (7yrs) and daughter (8yrs)...

Which Coding Language is Best for Kids to Learn First?

Which Coding Language is Best for Kids to Learn First?

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...