This game console lets kids learn as they play, teaching electronics and coding for under $80
TL;DR: From January 28th, Nibble(Opens in a new window)(opens in a new tab) – CircuitMess’s educational DIY game console – is available for $79.95.
Parents know the pain of prying away that iPad or video game console after you’ve finally handed it in and handed it over. So what if there was a screen time option that was actually educational and took some of the mom and dad guilt away? Nibble not only helps children learn, but also gets teenagers from the age of nine to build their own console and learn how to program their own games.
Learning to code is going to be an important skill in the future, so why not get your kids on the right track and get them started from a young age? Nibble is an educational DIY game console(Opens in a new window)(opens in a new tab) a method they’ll really want to learn from, and now it’s on sale for a limited time at $79.95.
Nibble is a learning tool that looks like a cool retro game console and makes learning electronics and programming a fun experience. First you need to create the console itself. Included building instructions make the process super easy. Once it’s built add some batteries.
Your child will be delighted to see that the DIY console comes with four pre-installed retro games(Opens in a new window)(opens in a new tab) — Bonk (think old-school Pong), Invaderz (a classic old space shooter game), Snake (you know that one!) and SpaceRocks (where you shoot asteroids and score points). They’re all inspired by addictive old games, so your kid will probably love them as much as you did back then.
Once the kids get tired of these preloaded games, they can start creating their own in CircuitBlocks’ code editor. This code editor is like Scratch or Code.org(Opens in a new window), so it is aimed at newcomers and offers an easy introduction to embedded programming. And Nibble’s software is open source and downloadable if needed.
Kids over nine and kids at heart will love Nibble(Opens in a new window)(opens in a new tab)the educational do-it-yourself gaming console available now for $79.95.
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https://mashable.com/deals/jan-28-nibble-diy-console This game console lets kids learn as they play, teaching electronics and coding for under $80