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Parents don’t have to be experts to provide engaging and fun STEAM projects at home. littleBits is the company that invented the electronic building block with a system of electronic building blocks that snap together to turn ideas into inventions. Together with the JAM online community, littleBits makes it easy for parents of all technical backgrounds to teach their children to be the innovators and leaders of tomorrow. JAM by littleBits is an online learning community teaches kids to turn passions into creative skills. Find out more about JAM.
littleBits sells fun, easy-to-use, and infinitely creative technology kits for kids of all ages. littleBits kits empower kids to create inventions independent of age, gender and technical background. Up to 40 percent of the kids using littleBits kits are girls, which is four times the industry average. littleBits has won more than 150 awards in tech, education, and toys — including The Toy Association’s 2018 Creative Toy of the Year, EdTech’s Cool Tool in 2018, CNN’s “Top 10 Startups to Watch,” and one of CNBC’s “Next List.” We had a chance to play with littleBits at the TTPM Showcase this year. We found the bits easy to use and the kits fun to create.
littleBits kits currently featured on Jam:
Base Inventor Kit: Over 12 activities in the free Inventor App guide kids through building fun inventions, such as a voice-activated robotic gripper arm that can act as a prosthetic. Kids are then challenged to create their own inventions to improve their home, help their community, or save the environment. ($99.99)
Electronic Music Inventor Kit: Creative kids build and customize a rockin’ synth guitar using littleBits electronic building blocks, then transform it into brand new instruments from their imagination such as hands-free air drums, drawing inspiration from some of the most world changing musical inventors. ($99.99)
Space Rover Inventor Kit: Over 30 activities in the free Inventor App guide kids through understanding the highly competitive space race and building and controlling space vehicle inventions, like a space rock collector or an alien life detector. ($199.99)
- Kits are recommended for 8 and up or 12 and up.
- Huge STEAM value! littleBits check all the boxes for what we are looking for in a STEAM play experience
- Open ended play allows for hours of innovation and play
- JAM online community is a great resource
- Resources for teachers makes it easy to introduce STEAM into the classroom