Cozmo is a fun, entertaining and unique little robot which now comes with Code Lab, allowing kid’s code to come to life making it one of the most accessible computer science learning tools on the market.
Toys for 8 – 13 years
The newest product from Sony’s Global Education unit, the Sony Koov is an all-in-one STEM learning device aimed at teaching children how to code via a unique combination of hardware and software.
Makey Makey Classic and GO provides a unique platform for kids to learn about coding by using real world objects like paper, play-doh and fruit. We introduce and compare Makey Makey for parents looking for creative ways to encourage learning.
Review of Sphero 2.0, the amazing robot ball controlled via your phone, which comes with 30+ apps and ability to programme via coding app Lightening App.
A range of 3D printers are already available for use at home, including a number of good options for kids. The mini Maker differentiates itself from other 3D printers by focusing towards a younger demographic.
Osmo is one of our favourite toys, successfully marrying screen-based games with physical activity off screen, while covering various topics like shapes, letters and numbers, disguising genuine learning as fun.