Category: STEM Toys


Best Toys To Teach Kids How To Code [2022 Update]

Are you looking for the best toys to teach kids how to code?  The Christmas and holiday gift season is here!!!!  I love this time of the year and sharing coding toy ideas with you.  Once again I have compiled …

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Coding Toy Idea Book Download [2022 Update]

Are you looking for a coding toy idea as a gift?  The GetMeCoding Coding Toy Idea Book updated for 2022 has arrived!! As a kid growing up, I always looked forward to the JCPenney’s and Sears Christmas and Holiday gift …

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Download: Program Your Sphero BB-8​

Your BB-8 Download page! Wait!! Not sure how you landed here?  Read the article about programming your BB-8. Once your get your email download link, follow these simple steps to get the tools to connect to your Sphero BB-8 (or …

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Learn To Program With The Sphero App and Star Wars BB8: 3 Programming Concepts You Must Know

Learning to code well takes time and starting to code should be fun. I can think of no better way to begin learning to code than with the Sphero App and the Sphero Star Wars BB-8 and Sphero robots. Confusing …

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What is a Raspberry Pi? – How A Parent Can Use It To Turn Turtles Into Bulls and Solve A Serious Problem You May Not Realize You Have

Over the past few years I have been noticing a problem with  students and their ability to dig into a coding or technology problem and explore solutions.  That becomes a huge problem if they want to be engineers, programmers or …

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Program Your Sphero BB-8 In 10 Minutes (Beginner Friendly)

When you hear the words “Star Wars”, what comes to mind? Jedi, light sabres, space duels and…. droids like BB-8 and R2D2. When Star Wars: The Force Awakens hit the theaters in 2016 we met the latest addition to a …

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