Tag: educational toys

Arckit Review – Architecture Construction Tool

Posted on techagekids.com, 15 February 2017 Arckit is a freeform architectural modelling kit. It can be used by architects and designers or by those learning about architecture and developing their skills. Arckit was originally designed for use by architects to save time on the traditionally time-intensive way models are constructed. Arckit now also focuses on STEM / … continue reading

Arckit inspires young inventors at the Dublin maker 2016

We’ve just come back from Dublin Maker 2016 where we were one of 55 maker stands showing our creations to over 10,000 visitors! We lost count of the number of creative little hands and inventive minds we had gathered around our booth. Many of these budding young inventors stayed for well over an hour at … continue reading

This modular drone will teach children how to code the fun way

Posted on Digital Trends, October 24, 2016 It’s not fair: back when I was a kindergarten student, we learned about coding using a computer that looked prehistoric even by early 1990s standards, and which ran educational programs so archaic it may actually have been a purposeful attempt to drive people away from tech. Jump forward to … continue reading

Airblock Drone Can Turn Into a Hovercraft

Posted on PC Mag, OCTOBER 20, 2016 Airblock launched on Kickstarter Wednesday and has already surpassed its $100,000 funding goal. Home/ Reviews/ Consumer Electronics/ Robotics/ Drones/ Airblock Drone Can Turn Into a Hovercraft Airblock Drone Can Turn Into a Hovercraft BY ANGELA MOSCARITOLO OCTOBER 20, 2016 04:55PM EST 0 COMMENTS Airblock launched on Kickstarter Wednesday and has … continue reading

Airblock is a modular drone that transforms into a hovercraft

Posted on The Verge,  Oct 19, 2016 The unit encourages kids to code their own stunts and aerial manoeuvres Most of the time, if your drone falls out of the sky and breaks into a dozen pieces, you’re going to have a really bad day. But with Airblock, the new modular drone from the Shenzhen-based robotics … continue reading

Marbotic Smart letters Featured on Geek Dad

Marbotic Smart Letters Posted on Geek Dad, 17 October, 2016 Marbotic Smart Letters is a great new toy and set of apps for small children to learn about letters, phonetics, and reading. The Smart Letters themselves are 26, upper case wooden letters with little metal peg handles and rubber feet for protecting your tablet while kids slide and mash … continue reading


Posted on Arckit Blog,  ARCKIT EDUCATION PROGRAMME FOR SCHOOLS   We’re working with Teach Design to develop an Arckit Education Progamme for schools in the UK and US to teach hands-on architecture, design and CAD skills using Arckit models. It’s been a long time coming and we are delighted to announce that we are now … continue reading


Posted on Arckit Blog,  ARCKIT SEND IN: FLORIAN FROM AUSTRALIA Here are a few images sent in from Australia. Florian is 15 years old and already an incredibly talented model maker, exploring some creative and inspirational structures using Arckit. We’re hoping to feature more models from the Arckit community in the future, so have fun building and don’t … continue reading

The Mums Choice Awards – Best Construction Toy Winner!

The Mums Choice Awards – Best Construction Toy Winner! After weeks of testing, we here at UKMums.TV are proud to name our favourite Construction Toy for 2016 as: Name: Arckit GO Colours Price: £49.99 Website: www.arckit.net Manufacturer: Arckit “Arckit is a multi-award winning architectural model building design tool. Based on modern building techniques, Arckit’s reusable freeform … continue reading

Fusing fun with learning, new ‘STEM’ toys debut

Posted on USA Today, August 20, 2016 Tech columnist Marc Saltzman breaks out his favorite toys that stimulate interest in science, tech, engineering and math learning. Now that summer is winding down, parents may be looking for ways to keep the kids entertained after school or on weekends. The good news: many of today’s toys reinforce … continue reading