Archive for the ‘Kids’ Category

Lego Trains On Display

Model trains should either be on a layout or on display. I’ve found that if Lego model trains are left of the floor of a 6-year-old’s room they get smashed and mulched, resulting in a substantial rebuilding effort spanning multiple instruction booklets and multiple days. There are several places that will sell you shelving or […]

Kids and Lego Mindstorms vs. Electronics Learning Lab vs. Arduino

I love technology – the theory and science behind it, the programming, the human-computer interaction, and the engineering – as well as the product offerings and the corporate strategies. The coolest part doesn’t grab kids, at least not initially. Their learning experience needs to be tangible, hands-on, and flashy. This means learning as a consumer, […]