There are so many benefits for kids when it comes to STEM programs. STEM programs help to invigorate their minds and stir creativity. One of the ways it can help is to foster an interest in robotics. Robotics not only helps to explore, but it can do so much more, and STEM programs can help. Let’s take a look at why STEM programs are so important.
STEM Programs are a Gateway to a Great Career
It’s never too early for kids to start thinking about what they want to be when they grow up. A career in robotics can be a great idea if they’re interested. The only way they’ll know if they’re interested is to try a STEM program. The skills used in STEM can help them get into robotics. Robotics requires math, technology, and engineering skills. Once kids hone these skills, they can see where it will take them.
STEM Programs Spark Creativity
STEM programs force kids to think out of the box. This out of the box thinking is what lets them use their creativity and create things that only lived in their imagination. As kids start thinking out of the box, programs like robotics can help. They can let that creativity come out and shine.
STEM Programs Help to Engage Kids
We all know that if kids enjoy what they’re doing they’ll be more engaged. STEM programs can get kids engaged in the projects they’re working on, including robotics. With robotics, kids can make things that other people can use. Once they see this, the world of STEM and robotics becomes even more interesting.
It’s this type of interest that gets kids engaged and really into their projects. At MakerKids, our mentors encourage kids to make their projects become a reality. They learn the skills needed to make it happen and can see their projects be completed. They receive the guidance they need while still learning to work independently.
Try a Robotics Class at MakerKids
At MakerKids, we are offering virtual classes to help kids learn about robotics and try their new things. They can learn the fundamentals and work on the skills they already have. With a low mentor to maker ratio with online classes of less than five students, kids get the attention they need.
For more information on our robotics classes and to learn more about our other offerings, call us at 1-844-MAKERKIDS or check us out online.