When I grew up in the 80’s and 90’s when I wanted to make something electronic or robotic I would have to make my way to the local radio shack and find a book or guide for the project. When my dad wanted to do the same thing he had to go get a Heath Kit and fire up the soldering iron. Today, for inquisitive maker kids it’s much easier. There’s Makeblock.
Makeblock is the ultimate when it comes to do it yourself (DIY) STEM/STEAM projects. They get kids and students programming robots and Arduino computers without even writing a line of code.
Simple concepts like how lights turn on can be learned through Makeblock. Projects as fun and easy as making a cardboard pet wag it’s tail have kids and students engaged for hours. They also offer more complex projects that can lead to hours of fun and programming like mBot, mBot Ranger and Ulimate 2.0. Do your kids or students want to make a drone, no problem, Makeblock offers the Airblock modular and programmable drone.
Every kit comes with guides and instructions that kids can find online. In school’s Makeblock offers tons of curriculum resources that help teachers coach students into creating amazing robots and other projects as well as learn the science, technology, engineering and math skills behind them.
Codey Rocky is the latest product from Makeblock. It’s a two part codeable programmable robot and device that helps kids bring their imaginations to life. The projects kids can code with Codey Rocky are endless and stretch from moisture and water detectors for plants, to robots that can be programmed to not run into things. Kids can even program game controllers with Codey Rocky.
Makeblock will take to FETC 2018 in Orlando, January 23-26th in booth #1842 and TCEA in Austin, February 5-9th in booth #2155 to show off Codey Rocky and talk to educators from across the country about their STEM/STEAM goals. You can also find out more about Makeblock at makeblock.com and preorder Codey Rocky on Kickstarter here.