Coding & Making in Portree High School

Wednesday 22nd March

For the past few weeks, two Technology classes in Portree High School, a small secondary school on the Isle of Skye in Scotland, have embraced the challenge of making and coding with the BBC micro:bit and Lego with some amazing results! Before Christmas, the BBC micro:bit microsite set an open challenge to “create anything using »

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Curiosity did not kill the cat

Friday 18th November

We love curiosity. It’s at the heart of what we do, it makes life more fun, and we believe it’s the spark that ignites imaginations and encourages exploration and innovation. Did you know that curiosity is also a valuable skill? There’s evidence that links curiosity to employability, something we want for ourselves and for our »

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Why is creative thinking important?

Tuesday 12th July

What is creative thinking? Creative thinking is the process of coming up with new ideas or new approaches. It can be seen a critical life skill and something worth developing in kids.     Why is it important? Creativity will always be in high demand as it is not something robots can replace easily! By »

10 Super Easy Craft Projects For Kids

Tuesday 5th July

If you’re looking for fun activities to do with your kids during their holidays, you can tap into their creative side with these simple craft projects. 1. Make LEDs light up and buzzers buzz with dough The DIY Electro Dough Kit is one of our own projects, with simple step by step guides, it is »

JP Morgan Chase School Challenge

Friday 20th May

Last week JP Morgan Chase launched their ‘Schools Challenge Programme’ an initiative that will see schools across London and France create innovative ideas to make their cities more liveable. Working with a range of partners, students will develop and explore how cities can become more sustainable and have less of a negative impact on the »

The History of Wearables

Thursday 12th May

Did you hear? We just announced our new wearable for kids: the Mover Kit! The response has been amazing with hundreds of pre-orders in the first hour and lots of great coverage from sites such as Wired, Fast Co and the BBC. The Mover is super special and really stands out against wearables that are available »

THE MOVER KIT IS HERE!

Thursday 12th May

The Mover Kit is an intuitive way for kids ages 8 and over to learn the fundamentals of electronics, programming and solve problems creatively. It encourages kids to learn by doing what they do best – being active and playing!

What is a wearable?

Saturday 7th May

Wearables are new right? They’re quite hi-tech aren’t they? Nope! Wearables (or wearable technology) have been around much longer than just the past couple of years. It’s just recently that the term has really gone mainstream and started to be considered the biggest area of innovation in technology Think back to the Casio Databank digital »

Gifts for every birthday

Thursday 5th May

AWARD-WINNING DIY KITS AND DIGITAL TOOLS TO INSPIRE THE YOUNG (AND YOUNG AT HEART!) Looking for inspirational gifts for all those birthday parties? We’ve got a fantastic range of award-winning DIY Kits and Digital Tools that spark creativity and bring out the Inventor in all of us. Shop the full range DIY ELECTRO DOUGH KIT »

We are in Topshop’s new wearable Tech Programme

Thursday 28th April

Topshop has partnered up with L Marks to launch ‘Top Pitch’, a new month-long wearable tech programme. “We’re inviting entrepreneurs and start-ups from around the world to apply for a ‘bootcamp’ program created by Topshop and investment partner L Marks, with intensive coaching on how to bring your product to market and the chance to »

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