Hot for the Holidays: Toys That Teach Kids to Code

November 25, 2019
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Could your pre-schooler really learn to code? They can at least get some early education and have some fun with EL10T: My First Coding Robot. That’s just one of the hot STEM toys this holiday season. In fact, STEM toys are so hot that The Smithsonian Magazine is warning that some toy makers are just trying to hop on the STEM trend to sell toys. They published a list of some top STEM toys recommended by Purdue’s INSPIRE Research Institute for Pre-College Engineering.

From 0-4 through 8+, check out toys like Code Like a Girl, Kanoodle Gravity and How to Code a Rollercoaster! Your little genius may be on his or her way to a promising career!

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