Cubetto – a toy for teaching coding

cubetto robot (Image: kickstarter/©

The cute little cubetto robot. Just put some bricks onto the gameboard and push the start button. How easy can learning to code be? (Image: kickstarter/©

Cubetto is a toy robot which is programmable by putting small bricks on a gameboard.

Some of you will perhaps remember the good old bigtrack. Just set up some motion commands to drive the bigtrack into the living room and active the lasers. Pew, pew, pew. Still have the sound of it in my ears. My poor parents. I still wonder how they have endured the noise.

Well, the cubetto is much more advanced and of course much quieter. I think that the developers have children, too. Don’t think that any intelligent parent will develop a toy with a infernal volume.

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