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3D Printers for Kids & STEAM Education

What is 3D printing?   If you’ve been trying to keep up with trends in technology, you’ve probably heard of 3D printing. It’s a process that allows three dimensional objects to be printed using a special machine. It uses a process called additive printing to...

STEAM Activities and Projects for Kids

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...

What Is Early Childhood Education and Why Is It Important?

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...

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

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...

The 5 Best Kids’ Coding Languages of 2020

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...

Top 9 Coding Apps for Kids in 2021 (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?

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

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...

Best STEAM Robotics Kits for Kids in 2021

Ever wonder if it’s too early or too late to start worrying about your child’s future education? Or how to balance learning and play so that they’re still having fun? In our fast-paced environment today, it’s important for children’s minds to be stimulated for them to...

The Importance of STEM Education

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...

Top Five Coding Languages for Kids in 2019

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...

Coding for Kids: The Ultimate Guide for Parents

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...

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

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...