Recommended Resources

Below are the kits that we recommend using in your school or for your children.

Our recommendations are based on our own teaching experience.

 

We only recommend kits that meet specific criteria including:

 - Easy to set up and use

 - Minimal tech knowledge required to install

 - Suitable for range of age groups

 - Wide range of possible activities

 - Value for money

 - Good support from the company

 

 

For beginners and anyone aged 7+

Lego Mindstorms

https://education.lego.com/en-us/products/lego-mindstorms-education-ev3-core-set/5003400#lego-mindstorms-education-ev3

 

Vex IQ

https://www.vexrobotics.com/vexiq?___store=vexroboticsuk&___from_store=vexrobotics

 

For students aged 10+ and more experienced users:

Arduino 

https://www.arduino.cc/

 

Computing Unplugged:

https://www.zobotics.tech/products/phiro-robot

https://www.wildgoose.education/computing/desktop-planning-kit-flowchart-sequencing-cards

 

(We collaborated with Wildgoose Education to design some programming playing cards)

 

STEM Kit for younger students:

https://www.zobotics.tech/products/robtix-stem-maker-kit

 

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