Two architecture researchers from Victoria University say to keep it basic with building blocks when it comes to teaching engineering. New-generation plastic toys, such as Lego and K’nex, are made to clip together, letting children build things that should not logically be able to stand up. “This means children are missing out on learning about [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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!
MIss America VOTES STEM Education and builds with BionicBlox at The Leonardo Museum of Art and Science
Homeschool Engineering week is under way at the Homeschool Scientist. To kick off the event our friends at the Homeschool Scientist are doing a giveaway for a BionicBlox 100 Piece Visionary Set — our most popular set. Welcome to Homeschool Engineering Week here at The Homeschool Scientist! I am excited to kick the week off [...]
BionicBlox award-winning educational toy is entered into the Grow America Product Innovation Competition. The top three winners will receive $20,000, $10,000 and $5,000. Winners are determined by popular vote and an internal review of the product and business. Please support BionicBlox by voting once-a-day! Happy Building!
STEM Toys, Open-Ended Play and What-If Creating This is a clear and short article on how allowing kids (pre-k through elementary school) to build and create with the open-endedness of raw materials promotes STEM Education. Alas, that is the spirit of the BionicBlox wooden building and innovation set for kids. STEM – Science, Toys, Engineering [...]