Drones are the hottest toys today not only for kids but also for adults. No wonder kid have been asking for remote control toy drones.
There are hundreds of models in the market and obviously you will get confused which one to buy – each different features and at different price points. The biggest attraction of a drone is not only the fact that
As smart phones, internet of things and robots proliferate and enter our everyday lives, STEM job opportunities are on the rise.
The best way to induce a kids interest in STEM field is to introduce STEM toys at an early age.
Beth Holloway, director of the Women in Engineering Program at Purdue University, says that toys that let kids design and build something are a great first step in inspiring them to consider
Robotics for kids competitions are taking schools across the world by storm, especially in USA. This is a healthy trend as jobs requiring STEM are increasing and these competitions encourage children to pick up STEM skills.
This trend is specially encouraging as most schools in USA put more emphasis on sports and extracurricular activities rather than on STEM education. There are many fund raising activities for sports and other events but very few for science
As I watch my 10 year old son socialize with his friends I notice that he is very similar to me, when I was his age. He plays and enjoys himself either on the soccer field or at home playing board games and occasionally squabbles with his sister. I observe that he and his friends are ambitious in their own ways, trying out new things, enjoying school trips and interacting at school, socializing in the
While I was playing with my 10 year old daughter, I was thinking how exciting and interesting she finds the toys of my 12 year old son. I am not referring to not just the new toys but even the ones he has out grown. And then I remembered my recent visit to the
Guess what is the latest guinea pig to test out the smallest robot? You won’t believe it but it a cockroach! Small robots called nanorobots or nanobots are being tested to eventually reach inside the human body to detect diseases and provide treatment then and there at the site. These bots are invisible to the naked eye and are measured in nano-meters (1 nanometer = 0.0000000001 meter)
Dog is mans best friend. Many people have dogs and take care of them like a child. But many have a dog but gradually get tired of the the responsibility and care which is required. In fact, many dog lovers do not keep a dog because of the sheer work and the expenses
I cannot imagine a single day without my smart device. I am immersed in a world of smart phones devices with which I interact with touch and also voice. My children are more comfortable with these devices than I am. Whenever I am in fix, I turn to them and they are able find a
The Barbie doll character is out-out-synch with the new social paradigm where women are wielding more power both within the house and at work than ever before. Today more girls are in universities than boys in North America. And mothers who themselves are professionals are role models for girls to achieve more as a professional.
No wonder Barbie has finally been toppled from the No. 1 spot. And one of the triggers was