What are makerspaces and how do BionicBlox fit in?
Brain Toy Awarded to BionicBlox
This November BionicBlox Visionary Set won the coveted Brain Toy award from Academics Choice. We are very proud of this award because aside from the STEM Toy Award this is indicates our commitment to education through play. The reviewers weighed in with comments like: It is wonderful to have a product that works well for [...]
Recently at BionicBlox we have been working with teachers. We have been most impressed with homeschool teachers and BionicBlox are quickly becoming one of the best homeschool toys. These are remarkable moms and dads who have taken upon themselves to teach their own children and sometimes other people’s children. As a parents ourselves, we find [...]
The topic of Girls in STEM has become quite popular. So much so that the Huffington Post has a Girls in STEM specific news group. Pretty cool! Now, at this site there are lots of news items about women in STEM careers. The most outspoken and notable personality seems to be Sheryl Sandberg in part [...]
Over the next few weeks Mind Missions in the United Kingdom will be using BionicBlox building toy to challenge students of all ages. Mind Missions was started by the Happy Puzzle Toy Company which focuses on learning and educational toys. We are overjoyed to be involved in the International aspects of teaching and learning. These [...]
BionicBlox are called bionic and powerful for several reasons. First, it is the strong connections that are easily made between the blocks and the BionicStar connectors. This strength allows for big and stable building. Second, it is the extensive and powerful learning benefits that come from building toys, especially BionicBlox. “Construction toys, of all toy [...]
We did a few searches on customer validation and product development for this post. Wow! Lot’s of advice. A lot of the advice boils down (easy to say!) to getting as much information from your potential and existing customers (if you have them) as possible. This is obvious, but hard to do sometimes. At BionicBlox [...]
Family Groove parenting website and blog recognizes BionicBlox as a must have educational toy and a great gift for birthday parties. A go-to for fun, imagination-moving play that exposes kids to math concepts, spatial relations (2D and 3D), engineering and collaborative working that’s in the acceptable price range. Happy Building
Engineering with BionicBloxThis is a follow-up post to a prior post about STEM Education at the Lawrence Hall of Science. We will keep this short because a picture is worth a thousand words. Just checkout these girls building and engineering. Have you ever seen such creativity? Happy Building!