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Top 4 Summer Highlights!

Top 4 Summer Highlights!
It’s that time of year... Summer is over and the kids are back at school! Is it just us or did it completely fly by?! We’re sad to wrap things up...

Cool STEAM Books for Curious Kids

Cool STEAM Books for Curious Kids
Foster innovative, future-ready kids with experiences and information that'll help pique their interest in STEAM.

3 Tips To Kickstart Media Literacy

3 Tips To Kickstart Media Literacy
Kids are inundated with media messages every single day. More than ever, it is critical that kids learn to be conscious consumers of media.

Learning With Robots Teaches Valuable Interdisciplinary Skills

Learning With Robots Teaches Valuable Interdisciplinary Skills
Learning with robots promotes hands-on activities for children to gain valuable skills that they can use now and in their future.

The Importance of Teaching Social-Emotional Learning Alongside STEM

The Importance of Teaching Social-Emotional Learning Alongside STEM
The development of STEM skills alongside SEL is key to guiding children to become the leaders of tomorrow. 

Four Lessons To Supercharge Growth Mindset

Four Lessons To Supercharge Growth Mindset

Top four mindset lessons to supercharge a growth mindset.

6 Ways STEM Boost Reading Skills

6 Ways STEM Boost Reading Skills
Six reasons kids who are exposed to STEM-related texts have the advantage of developing vocabulary, knowledge and complex literacy skills.

4 Unplugged STEM Activities

4 Unplugged STEM Activities
Experience more JOMO while still developing key STEM skills with compiled four fun activities to try with the children in your life

10 Benefits Of Bringing Coding Into Your Classroom

10 Benefits Of Bringing Coding Into Your Classroom
Coding can have surprisingly far-reaching benefits beyond logic, problem-solving and math. Learning to code helps kids hone important life skills that'll set them up for success now and in the future.

How To Kickstart a Growth Mindset

How To Kickstart a Growth Mindset
Each experience helps children move toward a growth mindset—which links to a love of learning as they begin to understand skills can be learned and practiced. Join Little Robot Friends in helping kids develop a growth mindset, by starting with these two practical strategies.

Meet the Winner of The Coolest Cubby Contest

Meet the Winner of The Coolest Cubby Contest

All hail TINY THOR - winner of the Coolest Cubby Contest!

This past summer (of 2018) we debut Cubby at Canada Learning Code's TeacherCon, a nation-wide code education conference for school teachers. Each attendee received a Cubby and an intro lesson to Little Robot Friends. To celebrate the launch, we ran a creative contest for the lucky recipients of Cubby.

Why do we teach kids to code?

Why do we teach kids to code?
We believe technical literacy should be taught as a creative tool, to empower kids to make things and gain crucial understanding about how the world around them works.