One of my goals as a parent is to teach my kids to build simple robots. As we develop our skills as robot designers, we will simultaneously be learning some basic electrical engineering. I’m educated as a mechanical engineering, but I can definitely see the appeal of this area of study. Projects involving batteries, switches,...Read More »

Electrical Engineering Projects for Kids

One of my goals as a parent is to teach my kids to build simple robots. As we develop our skills as robot designers, we will simultaneously be learning some basic electrical engineering. I’m educated as a mechanical engineering, but I can definitely see t

Robotics Projects for Kids - Step-by-step tutorials for making fun, easy, inexpensive "robots" via @researchparent

Robotics Projects for Kids

Arts activities 1 Robotics Projects for Kids - Step-by-step tutorials for making fun, easy, inexpensive "robots" via

Coloring Bot_Sylvan Learning_Original 1

Motorized Coloring Bot for kids! Science, technology, engineering and math, STEM-themed craft projects

DIY Hexbug Draw-Bot

DIY Hexbug Draw-Bot

Pleurobot Is an Eerily Lifelike Robotic Salamander | It’s not particularly difficult to make a robot that looks like an animal. It’s much harder to make a robot that behaves like an animal. One group has been working on swimming robots for over a decade, using the salamander as a model, and Pleurobot looks like the most accurate—and eerily lifelike—yet.

Pleurobot Is an Eerily Lifelike Robotic Salamander | It’s not particularly difficult to make a robot that looks like an animal. It’s much harder to make a robot that behaves like an animal. One group has been working on swimming robots for over a decade, using the salamander as a model, and Pleurobot looks like the most accurate—and eerily lifelike—yet.

Looking for a way to keep kids busy and cool this summer? Try this ice excavation activity. It just takes a little prep to freeze the Lego Mini figures completely.  I’ve seen this activity online many times, with various different types of toys inside the ice. *No Lego Men Were Harmed in the Making of …

Rescue the Lego Men: Ice Excavation Activity

Keep the kids busy and cool this summer with this Lego Mini Ice excavation activity. My kids pretended they were rescuing Han Solo from the carbonite.

You can make a little robot with your kids that will draw on its own!

Drawing Machine: DIY Kinetic Drawing Bug - Drawing & Painting Without Pencils or Paint

Wrapping blocks with foil ≈≈// Kids love this. Exploration of shiny and dull.

Blocks: Wrapping blocks with foil ≈≈// Kids love this. Exploration of shiny and dull.

Do you want to make a Robot? Fun Letter R Activity!  Make a robot... Fun free activity -great for preschool or  kindergarten students.

Do you want to make a Robot?

Do you want to make a Robot? Fun Letter R Activity! Make a robot. Fun free activity -great for preschool or kindergarten students.

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