A girl looks frustrated at the kitchen table as she looks at he tablet while her mom leans in to assure her.
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Stress Management for Kids: 9 Ways To Reduce Student Stress In 2022

Everybody experiences stress and deals with stress differently. When kids experience stress, though, they may not have the ability to manage these stressful feelings using healthy behavior.
This guide offers 14 STEM gifts for kids.
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STEM Gifts: 14 STEM Gifts for Kids & Teens

Whether it’s for the holidays, a birthday, or as a reward for making good grades, STEM gifts for kids are a wildly popular option for a variety of ages and skill levels. But you may be asking yourself, how do I pick the right STEM gift for the special kids in my life? This guide will help you out.
A boy and girl sit at a table playing an arcade game built from a littleBits kit.
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What is National STEM/STEAM Day? Here are Six Ways to Celebrate

There's no debate that STEM and STEAM skills are integral in children's education. That's why every November 8 since 2015, National STEM/STEAM Day illuminates the fields of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Encouraging children to advance in these fields will crucially support the backbone of the country — and its future.
Parents, teachers and students are making learning fun in a number of different ways, including using Sphero robots to promote creativity and collaboration.
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Learning Is Fun: How Are You Making Learning Fun for Your Kids?

Recently, in partnership with OnePoll, we surveyed1 2,000 parents/guardians and their school-aged kids to ask, “What makes learning fun?” Let’s explore the insightful responses we received to better understand how parents, teachers, and kids are making learning fun in the classroom and at home. 
7 Coping Strategies for Kids
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7 Coping Strategies for Kids

Today, children and teens face many different issues from a variety of influences like academic, personal, extracurricular, and social pressures, all while they are also learning to develop emotionally. Children are learning to navigate new classrooms, teachers, and different expectations of teachers, family, peers, and self. 
Sphero Mini is ideal for a variety of learners or all ages and coding stages.
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Meet Sphero Mini: Teeny, Tiny Tech in a Powerful Robotic Ball

Have you ever heard the expression, “Good things come in small packages”? When it comes to robots, they’re no exception! The Sphero Mini is our tiniest, most colorful programmable robot that is the perfect tool for having fun or learning in school or at home.
How to Teach Kids to Code, Even Without a Computer
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How to Teach Kids to Code, Even Without a Computer

Knowledge of computer science and programming will become crucial in most future careers. This justifies why more than 90% of U.S parents want their children to be taught computer science, and 40% of schools have already included programming topics in their education curriculum. 
Sphero BOLT is waterproof and can be used in a pool for summer STEAM fun!
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Waterproof Sphero Robots for Summer Fun

In this guide, we cover which Sphero robots are waterproof and which are not. Let’s dive in so you can make a splash with Sphero this summer.
Two girls work together on a laptop; Javascript text is on the chalkboard behind them.
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How To Develop Critical Thinking Skills: 3 of the Best Ways To Improve Critical Thinking

Using information available, combined with skills acquired, can help make good decisions. That’s the basic process of critical thinking. Critical thinkers can solve problems by keeping a clear mind and rational thoughts that will help you analyze a situation and make a sound decision.
A young girl codes her Sphero Mini Golf ball with a tablet.
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When’s the Right Time To Teach a Kid How To Code?

In today’s digital world, learning to code and being familiar with coding concepts are crucial parts of a child’s education. In addition to the practical applications for coding, it also provides a framework for kids to become familiar with using technology, solving problems, and applying critical thinking skills from an early age.
Young boy coding Sphero Mini on his tablet through salt and pepper grinder.
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Six Ways Coding, Computer Science & Robots Empower Children with Autism

Can coding benefit autism? If the increased focus on computer science and coding skills in schools gives any sign, it’s good for kids in general. But there’s something extra that makes learning to code for children with autism even more worthwhile. 
Students engaging with a Sphero BOLT programmable robot in the classroom.
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The 3 Best Programmable Robot Kits for Beginners

We’ve compiled a list of our three favorite programmable robot kits for beginners so you can get started as soon as the delivery driver knocks on your door. Let’s explore each robot for kids more in-depth to learn what you can do with it!