{Edtech Tools} Ten toys that teach programming

Coding is a fundamental skill for children to learn in school, but it is more than just feeding programming into a computer. Learning to code teaches valuable cognitive skills like critical thinking and problem solving. As coding moves from school to home, many toy manufacturers are responding with gadgets that turn homework into a game.

Most coding toys work by using a companion app to teach children how to combine commands to make the toys generate sounds, lights and movement. If you’re looking for the perfect gift for children eager to learn the basics of coding, or want to give a little one a heads up when they get to logic and problem solving in school, here are 10 of the best coding toys on the market today.

Source: The Best Toys That Teach Kids How to Code – The New York Times

A very cool collection, some new toys that I didn’t know about.

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