Choosing proper and good toys for children is a must to parents. Why? Good toy means an educational toy that helps children to gain maximal development, from analytical thinking, motoric sensor system, to creativity. Since toy is children’s tool to learn, good toy must provide fun moment to kids. Proper toy covers one that is safe and suitable to the age. The toy must not contain any hazardous material and small parts that are dangerous for the health of children.
Among many toys, LEGO has been the name of educational and fun toy. LEGO gives room to many people, especially children to develop imagination, think and train the emotion (be more patient). After one accomplishment of LEGO project, kids feel satisfied, proud, and strive to do more. Say, as an example, your kid built LEGO vehicle and his friend built a great building. Both of them will share wonder and are encouraged to develop. Imagine how great it is! Furthermore, adults have proven the benefit of LEGO toys because most of them are already familiar with it since childhood.
Many LEGO projects have amazed us. One day we see a small house, months ahead we watch a big LEGO town. In childhood time, we were proud of robot style LEGO we made. Today, we will be amazed with the new LEGO robot that can move, talk, and even sense made by our children. The latest product of LEGO called LEGO Mindstorms NXT 2.0 is microcomputer bricks with intuitive programming software. The NXT technology itself is the key to bring the robot to life. Mindstorms robot is intelligent and computer controlled. The sensors and motors enable the robots to move in precision, to detect any movement, to have zero obstacles, to sense and measure distance. These abilities result on a sense of touch to the robot. Your kids can even give command to the robot to do things such as turn on the TV or close the room’s door.
The advantages and fun of LEGO Mindstorms NXT 2.0 will trigger children to create more and more. This intelligent bricks allow your kids to design ANY robot projects they want. When they can picture the robot in mind, surely they can make it. It is not limited to the boy, but the girls are also invited to play the LEGO. Moreover, constructing the LEGO Mindstorms NXT in a peer group is good to build the sense of teamwork and friendship. Once the robot is fully constructed, your children can give it a name, something like “Cute Dog” or “Teddy Bear”, the LEGO Mindstorms could become a good companion to them.