Holiday Gift Guide: Toys That Teach
North American Precis Syndicate
(NAPSI)—This holiday season, toys that teach important STEM and
STEAM skills are as popular with parents as they are with kids. Here are the top
seven toys (that also teach) to consider giving this year!
Wonder Workshop Dot Creativity Kit
Robot: Dot is a quirky robot ready to play right out of the box. Dot
comes with costumes, stickers and 20 project cards for hours of creative
enjoyment. Kids will learn about robotics and develop fundamental coding and
problem-solving skills while having fun. Dot’s projects range from
crafting to code breaking and from storytelling to construction. Ages 6+.
Wonder Workshop Dash Robot with
Dash Challenge Cards Bundle: This bundle will give kids hours of
activities while teaching them the basics of coding in a fun and approachable
way. They will learn about loops, events, conditions, sequences and more
while they play. The box of Dash challenge cards includes 24 challenge cards,
a solution guide and a sticker sheet. Ages 6+.
Wonder Workshop Dash + Sketch Kit
Bundle: Sketch Kit is the latest accessory for Dash and Cue robots.
Sketch Kit brings kids’ imagination to life with the ability to create
artwork with the help of a robot. You simply attach Sketch Kit to Dash or Cue
and let the creativity run wild. The bundle comes with a Dash robot,
challenge cards and a Sketch Kit pack, giving kids hundreds of hours of STEM
learning through engaging freeform play. Ages 6+.
Boolean Box STEM Educational
Computer Kit: Kids can learn coding, electronics and animation. This
build-it-yourself computer kit was designed with input from thousands of
girls in coding camps and classes. Ages 6+.
Kano Computer Kit Touch: Make
your own tablet. Kids learn to code with over 100 creative challenges and
stories. Then they can use it to make art, games and music. Ages 6+.
Tinkering Labs Electric Motors
Catalyst STEM Kit: With the help of 10 challenge cards, budding
scientists can build all sorts of robotic creations, create their own unique
toys, power electric model cars and more. Ages 8+.
Makeblock Starter Robot Kit: This DIY, 2-in-1, advanced mechanical
building block kit provides a fun way for kids to learn robotics, electronics
and programming while creating a real robot controlled by remote or
smartphone. Ages 10+.
This season, it seems, the holidays can be full STEAM ahead.
“Toys such as Wonder
Workshop’s Dot, Dash and Sketch Kit bundles and the Kano Computer Kit
Touch teach tech topics. http://bit.ly/2DOkXuc”
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