Lego EV3 Mindstorms

The LEGO Group has been around since 1932 creating incredible toys that keep children occupies and entertained. LEGO toys will not only occupy your child’s time, they can also benefit in their childhood development and learning. Some key benefits of LEGO toys include:
Encourages creativity

  • Improves organizational skills
  • Improves problem-solving skills
  • Boosts motor skills

When your child is building a new LEGO sets, they need to organize the pieces, follow the written instructions and be patient.  If the child is building the set with another sibling or parent, they will learn to share and how to properly work with others.

Today there are a lot of different LEGO sets that you can choose from that your child will love and utilize. One popular LEGO set is the Mindstorms, which was introduced in 1998.The latest version is the third generation LEGO EV3 Mindstorms. With this set kids are able to:

  • Create a variety of robots
  • Control the robots with smart devices
  • Teach the robots how to talk, walk, and perform other commands

Unlike other LEGO sets, the EV3 is an interactive LEGO toy that will encourage your child to learn and be interested in science and technology. Whether your child loves robots or does not understand how things are able to move and work together, the Mindstorms EV3 LEGO set is a great toy to educate them.

The LEGO EV3 Mindstorms set comes with 601 LEGO pieces so that you can create 5 different robots; Ev3rstorm, Track3r, Gripp3r, R3ptar, and Spik3r. You can download the EV3 Programmer App on your tablet and smartphone to control your LEGO robot. The LEGO Group also offers more learning on their website where you can find instructions on how to create 12 additional robots. Children can also play online games, look at the robot gallery and find tutorials on how to program.

If you are looking for a great and educational toy for kids, the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 is a perfect option. Whether your child is interested in technology, is having a hard time understanding technology or you want to steer them into loving science and technology, this LEGO set can help. Mindstorms EV3 LEGO set is recommended for children 10 years and older.  If you want your younger children to try it, make sure that you’re with them and complete the project together. If a child is unable to create the robot they might doubt their abilities, get frustrated and will get discouraged. By completing the projects together you will spend more time bonding and think of other simple robot projects you can do.