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Thames & Kosmos bolsters its science kits lines with Terrain Walkers and Kids First Coding & Robotics

Thames & Kosmos has bolstered its popular range of Science Kits, welcoming the Terrain Walkers to its best-selling Engineering Makerspace brand, and the arrival of the Kids First Coding & Robotics lines. “The Terrain Walkers are the latest addition to our immensely popular Engineering Makerspace range,” said Jo Drage, sales …

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LEGO launches LEGO Mindstorms Robot Inventor 5-in-1 its first product for the range in seven years

The LEGO Group has launched the first addition to the LEGO Mindstorms range in seven year with the introduction of the LEGO Mindstorms Robot Inventor 5-in-1, a build designed to help LEGO fans uncover the creative possibilities of coding. For over two decades, LEGO Mindstorms has been on a mission …

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GoldieBlox ‘returns to its roots in STEM kits’ for new toy range roll-out

GoldieBlox has released a range of four new toy kits each with the aim of making STEM concepts and learning fun and accessible for children, particularly girls, as sector that has previously been under-served in the market. Each of the new GoldieBlox products is focused on a particular building experience …

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Thames & Kosmos expands its Kids First range with Robot Factory as STEM kits maintain momentum with UK parents

Thames & Kosmos is continuing to expand its popular Kids First range with its latest addition, Robot Factory; a kit suitable for children aged five to seven that taps into the still strong demand for “good quality and re-playable STEM toys for early years primary school children.” The toy company …

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Paper Engine launches its eco-friendly Build Your Own Microscope

Paper Engine’s science toy brand Build Your Own has expanded its eco-friendly, STEM-inspired toy portfolio with the launch of its new cardboard Microscope kit, joining a range designed to encourage kids to immerse themselves in science and exploration. Build Your Own toys have been designed to help capture active imaginations …

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Barbie teams with Virgin Atlantic to encourage girls into careers in aviation

Mattel and Barbie UK have teamed up with the talents at Virgin Atlantic to showcase to and encourage girls into the variety of careers within STEM and aviation through the launch of three one-of-a-kind dolls: pilot, engineer and cabin crew. Current statistics from the Women’s Engineering Society indicate that only …

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Mattel partners with the European Space Agency for Samantha Cristoforetti astronaut Barbie

Mattel has created a new Barbie in the likeness of the European Space Agency’s only active woman astronaut, Samantha Cristoforetti, as part of the company’s own mission to encourage young girls into STEM subjects. The collaboration with ESA is part of Mattel’s aim to bridge the Dream Gap, a campaign …

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Monkey CoCo is launching a subscription box service for STEM toys

The team of toy developers at Monkey CoCo are putting an educational slant on the subscription box service trend, tapping into the growing STEM toy market by delivering new learning toys to members each month. The service will provide subscribers with a different kit each month, each with a focus …

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Celebrate 150 years of the Periodic Table in this superhero card game

The matter that this year marks the 150th anniversary of the periodic table would have, astonishingly, passed many of us by. That’s not the case, however, for card game designer and science-nut, Richard Cope who is marking the occasion with his newest invention; a game designed to teach children about …

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