Posts Tagged "kids"

Curing Back-to-School Blues for Elementary School Kids

The emergence of back-to-school sales can mean many things: no more white pants, shorter evenings, and a sharp decline in bug bites. For kids, this means one thing – no more playful summertime. Most likely, the return to class is

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Why Kids Should Learn Coding At An Early Age

  As we reach a technological peak, it’s becoming exceedingly important to gain fluency in programming and coding. According to Mitchel Resnick, Director of the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab, “Coding is the new literacy. To thrive

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Tips For Keeping Your Kids Busy During Your Summer Road Trip

Summer road trips are not only a tradition, they’re a necessity. Whether you’re taking the kids to Disney World or your in-laws house in the country, kids will expect the entertainment to ensue the second their seat belt clicks. How

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Lessons from the world’s largest robotics competition

Tens of thousands of roaring fans, intense competitors slugging it out, the sound of metal on metal. This, my friends, is what I’m talking about. Robotics competitions may sound nerdy, but they’re coming of age as a new generation of

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Robot Lessons Help Sick Children Learn Math

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Fifth-grader Grayson Zrelak crouches over a pint-sized robot in his Longwood dining room and frowns. The bot looks like a tiny Mars rover and is supposed to follow a strip of blue tape along the floor,

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Win a Sensory Friendly Film Gift Card!

Zyrobotics is giving away a $25.00 AMC Theatres movie giftcard! This gift card is good towards the cost of one parent and one child to attend a sensory friendly film at an AMC theatre in your area. AMC is proud

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Want Toys With More Diverse Abilities? There’s #ToyLikeMe For That

Last year, journalist and creativity consultant Rebecca Atkinson noticed a striking absence of disabled characters within her kids’ massive toy collection, so she did a little digging; she discovered that, outside of the occasional broken-leg-with-cast, disabled representation across the entire

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Kids are 3D printing their own “superhero cyborg” prosthetic arms. (Water cannons optional)

For five days, superheroes converged at Autodesk’s sprawling maker space in San Francisco. In a program called “Superhero Cyborgs,” six kids with upper-limb disabilities—among the 1,500 born each year in the US—learned to tinker with the latest 3D-modeling and -printing

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A high tech way to coax kids to brush their teeth – the smart connected toothbrush

Is it a struggle to get your kids to brush their teeth? Do you crave data that shows whether your own tooth brushing technique is doing the job correctly? Or maybe you simply have too much money to spend? The

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How To Buy Computers For Kids In 2016

When it comes to kids, adults sometimes don’t realize that computers can be an avenue for creativity and open-ended play, just like a bucket of blocks. This is one issue that concerns me as the debate continues about screen time

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