Harness the Force with littleBits Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit

littleBits Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit

littleBits just introduced a new kit with a Star Wars theme: The Droid Inventor Kit. We have been long-time littleBits enthusiasts in my family and we have enjoyed watching the company grow and introduce original electronic building kits for kids. With the new kit, you create and build a Droid using electronics Bits and control

BostonTechMom’s STEM Gift Ideas

holiday gift

Now that the holiday season is upon us, it’s time to start thinking about selecting gifts for your children. If you want to include STEM gifts in the mix, here are some of my personal favorites. I organized the gift recommendations into 5 themes so that you can see there are many ways to get your

Your Kids Will Rule Their Rooms With littleBits New Invention Kit


Today I’m sharing a clever new invention kit by littleBits called “Rule Your Room Kit.” As I have written before, we’re big fans of littleBits in our family. littleBits are electronic modules with tiny circuit boards that include functions like lights, sounds, sensors, and motors. littleBits are educational toys that help kids learn about electronics

littleBits DIY Electronics: Perfect for LEGO-Loving Teens

littleBits and LEGO

I’m all for hands-on engineering activities that kids can do at home, and my latest “cool tech” find is littleBits.  littleBits are simple electronic modules that, when combined, can create complex systems. I learned about littleBits from a recent Popular Science article, and when I did my research, I knew they sounded perfect for my LEGO-loving, 13-year-old