Nintendo Labo Toy-Con 01: Variety Kit Unboxing & First Impressions

Nintendo changed the landscape of video games over a decade ago with the revolutionary Wii remote which came bundled with the Wii console. Never before had such a broad span of the population been caught up the world of video game entertainment. The very young, senior citizens, whole families getting together to compete at Wii [...]

By |2019-01-19T15:35:34+00:00September 20th, 2018|Reviews, Technology|0 Comments

Interactive Electro Dough Ice Cream Eating Monster

Electro dough is a great way to introduce lessons on circuits to younger learners. It is such a tactile way to get involved with building and engages the creative mind, placing more emphasis on creative play and hands-on exploration. Another advantage is that is it less fiddly to handle than some traditional electronics components [...]

By |2019-01-19T15:37:57+00:00August 17th, 2017|Art, Projects, Reviews, Technology|0 Comments

Top 10 STEAM books for the Summer Holidays

With the summer holidays looming, many of us will be looking for ideas to keep the kids entertained for the next few weeks. We've put together a list of our favourite STEAM books that are all packed with ideas and projects to keep you busy. Whether your children are little inventors, enthusiastic scientists or [...]

By |2019-01-19T15:38:07+00:00July 18th, 2017|Reviews|0 Comments

First Lego League International Open Championship Bath UK 2017

From all across the world, teams of young people have gathered at the University of Bath, UK, to participate in the First Lego League International Open Championship 2017. How fortunate for the Steamship crew that this year's competition is in our own home city and the very first time this prestigious event has been hosted [...]

By |2019-01-19T15:39:42+00:00June 23rd, 2017|Events, Reviews|0 Comments

GO! GO! Robo! – Lego Mindstorms Robotics Fun.

Some of the Steamship crew were very excited to take delivery of a Lego Mindstorms EV3 robotics kit a few weeks ago and have been getting to explore the amazing potential of such an exciting system. We have been particularly impressed with the ease of construction inherent in Lego Technic parts and how this enables [...]

By |2019-01-19T15:40:18+00:00January 10th, 2017|Coding, Projects, Reviews, Technology|0 Comments