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Making thinking tangible by programming robots in early childhood
346 backers pledged $78,539 to help bring this project to life.
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    Personal thank you! Email from the KIBO team thanking you from the bottom of our hearts.

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    Let’s play! Kids play robot while learning KIBO's programming commands. This reward is game cards. KIBO robot not needed nor included.

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    Learn from the Guru! Get two books written by KinderLab co-founder Prof. Marina Umaschi Bers about how children learn new technologies-- personally autographed to you by the author. Plus KIBO stickers for the child in your life.

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    Motion KIBO kit to get your kid rolling in technology. Kit includes: robot body with two motor modules and two wheels. Twelve wooden programming blocks and 5 parameter cards that control KIBO's motion and sound behaviors.

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    Makers’ Delight. Bag-o-parts for the Deluxe KIBO so you can build your own. Instructions provided. Complete set of unassembled Deluxe KIBO parts, including: robot body with three motor modules, two wheels, three sensors (light, distance, sound), one light output, two art platforms. Seventeen programming blocks and fourteen parameter cards.

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    Deluxe KIBO kit. Everything-but-the-kitchen-sink, including: robot body with three motor modules, two wheels, three sensors (light, distance, sound), one light output, two art platforms. Seventeen programming blocks and fourteen parameter cards.

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    Personalized KIBO, plus bag of tricks. Deluxe KIBO kit described above with your child’s name or logo of your school/company permanently manufactured into the robot body. Plus one signed book by Prof. Marina Umaschi Bers, one activity pack of projects to try with your child, and KIBO children's design journal with stickers.

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    KIBO Activity Center. School Intro Package for teaching robotics to kids in small groups (2 Deluxe KIBO kits plus classroom teaching materials and assessments). Donate to your favorite school, pre-school or after-school program!

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    Dinner with the founders. Marina and Mitch take you to a great Boston area restaurant to hear all the inside stories and to brainstorm about future direction for product enhancements. Transportation to Boston not included.

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