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 »

Looking for BBC micro:bit inspiration?

Friday 15th April

We’re hugely excited to launch our new add-on pack for the BBC micro:bit: Project Pack for BBC micro:bit If your child has recently brought home a BBC micro:bit and you’re not sure what to do with it, don’t worry—you’re not alone! We’ve created some awesome projects over at make.techwillsaveus.com. Each project involves some simple coding with »

BBC microbit at home

Parenting in the Technological World

Friday 15th April

Technology is just everywhere isn’t it? Omnipresent, ever there, something that can consume hours and hours by sitting looking at it. But what if technology wasn’t something that you passively consumed? What if technology was a tool that you used to unlock your creativity and passion? We’ve been running our company Technology Will Save Us »

Make with our guides

Friday 8th April

The rise of digital media has opened up a diverse world of hands-on, physical making: from baking to electrical engineering! Anyone with a connected device can access a huge online library of manuals, hacks, blueprints, projects and help forums. Our philosophy has always been to make our kits as easy-to-use as possible — they are »

What the BBC micro:bit means for parents

Thursday 7th April

As the distribution of the BBC micro:bit to one million 12 year olds continues, we’re talking to a lot of parents who want to know what it means for them and how they can help their child get the most out of it. We answer some of your most common questions: What is it? A »