This week’s selection is “Making Simple Robots: Easy Robotics Projects for Kids Using Everyday Stuff” by Kathy Ceceri.
3D Printing Implications of Sesame’s Street’s Education Initiatives
Charles R. Goulding and Arianna Coger look at how a children’s TV show pivot could make good use of 3D printing technology.
Scholastic Publishing’s Most Beloved Series and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi see an opening for additional 3D printing.
CoComelon Going Public and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how 3D printing technology could be used in the children’s entertainment business.
Toybox: Fostering 3D Printing Interest In A New Generation Of Kids
Charles R. Goulding and Ryan Donley check in on the playful side of 3D printing
Book of the Week: 3D Printing and Maker Lab for Kids
This week’s selection is “3D Printing and Maker Lab for Kids” by Eldrid Sequeira.
Book of the Week: 3D Printing Projects
This week’s selection is “3D Printing Projects” by Dorling Kindersley, a.k.a. “DK”.
Toy Rescue To Save Toys, Money and The Environment With 3D Printing
Toy Rescue is a new initiative that proposes to supply 3D models of commonly broken toy parts to the public for 3D printing.
Book of the Week: The Crafty Kid’s Guide to DIY Electronics
This week’s selection is “The Crafty Kid’s Guide to DIY Electronics” by Helen Leigh.
Bugatti 3D Prints Classic Car for Kids
French sports car manufacturer Bugatti first made its mark on the world with the Bugatti Type 35 race car (“the Bugatti Baby”) in the early 20th century.
A $35 3D Printer? Not!
This seems impossible, but I saw an advertisement for a US$35 3D printer.
Children’s 3D Printing: Is There Something There?
Yesterday we wrote on a new 3D printer for kids, but is this really a serious market?
The Toybox: A 3D Printer for Kids
I’m looking at a crowdfunding campaign for the “Toybox”, and believe this could be a good option for a holiday gift.
Kids Might Fancy the Yeehaw 3D Printer
There are several 3D printers for children available, but none seem to go as far as the Yeehaw 3D printer.
The HelmetHair Project Demonstrates a Key 3D Printing Application
It may seem to be a ridiculous application, but in fact this “HelmetHair” illustrates a perfect application for 3D printing.
Proven: 3D Printing is Easy, if You Let Kids Try
For many adults, 3D printing is a challenging process to attempt, but this isn’t so if you introduce the technology at an early age.
XYZPrinting’s MiniMaker Could Make Things Tough For Many Small 3D Printer Manufacturers
XYZPrinting just announced a new desktop 3D printer specifically designed for younger schoolchildren, and this could rattle the business models of many other manufacturers.
Weistek’s MiniToy 3D Printer For Kids Is Coming
Our team first saw the MiniToy at CES in January, and it looked pretty good for a children’s 3D printer. Now the launch is imminent.
Solidworks Developing “Apps For Kids”
Solidworks is perhaps the best known 3D modeling system for industry, but now they’re introducing 3D tools for kids.
Weistek’s MiniToy 3D Printer For Kids
After questioning whether 3D printers should be made for children the other, we see Weistek releasing a 3D printer specifically designed for kids!
Should 3D Printers Be Made For Children?
There have been a few attempts at developing 3D printers designed for use by children, but is this a wise thing to do?
Magic Arms Liberates Children With 3D Printed Limbs
A company has developed a solution for children with chronically weak arms and shoulders using 3D printed components.
Flashforge’s 3D Printer for Kids
Flashforge has a reputation for producing solid personal 3D printers. But now they appear to be developing a children’s 3D printer.
Xery’s Lapple Portable 3D Printer For Kids
A Chinese manufacturer has developed a 3D printer specifically for families.
Can Less Privileged Children Use 3D Printing?
3D printing today is expensive, even for consumers. Does this mean only the rich can make use of 3D printing? We don’t think so.
Dr. Fluff Helps You Evolve 3D Printed Robots
A new Android app permits children (and adults) to create 3D robot models suitable for 3D printing with an unusual approach.
The Doodle3D Box
Another Kickstarter launch in the 3D printing space: Doodle3D, made by a Netherlands startup company. This product is a method to simplify the design and 3D printing of 2D line drawings. It’s composed of an app and a WiFi box that attaches to your personal 3D printer. Using the app you can “doodle” a… Continue reading The Doodle3D Box
In yet another easy-for-consumers 3D printing service, Crayon Creatures provides a way for your children to receive a 3D printout of their hand drawn crayon sketches. Using the service is incredibly easy, assuming you have a crayon sketch previously scanned into an image file. You simply upload the file, pay €99 (plus €15 for… Continue reading Crayon Creatures!