FlowPaw is a development board disguised as an electronics toy. Intended to teach children to programming and hardware, the kit comprises a main board, four click boards, and a graphical programming software called FlowStone STEM.
FlowPaw’s four claws with click board sockets, each click board adds a new functionality to the paw. Included in the box are a proximity sensor, a 8x8 LED display, an accelerometer and a buzzer
Make learning fun and engaging
Kids are curious, but keeping their attention is hard. Especially now when toddlers are swiping, zooming and tapping iPads before they’re potty trained. And the available digital distraction sure don’t decline with age.
Still, technology is much more fascinating than slicing fruit mid-air. You just need a right way to present it.Take a step in the right direction.
When children get immersed into a fun activity it’s like they’ve fallen under a spell — eyes widen, the breath is still. But even then, they’re tiptoeing on the edge of boredom. As soon as it gets too repetitive the spell is broken. Make it too challenging — again it doesn’t work.
The key to keep the junior code learner spellbound is to provide a steady stream of small wins early on. That’s what Flowstone — the programming software that comes with FlowPaw — is designed to do...
Curiosity feels like an itch; the more you scratch it — by finding answers to questions and learning new stuff — the more it itches.
FlowPaw’s four claws with click board sockets will keep you scratching. Each click board adds a new functionality to the paw.
Included in the box are a proximity sensor, a 8x8 LED display, an accelerometer and a buzzer.