Marty is a Robot for Kids That Teaches Coding in a Fun Way

By: Riley von Niessen - Jun 16, 2016
References: indiegogo & theverge
Teaching children to code is made easier with Marty, a robot for kids that features a customizable and adorable design.

The wide-eyed bot works to function as both a toy and an educational tool, with the programmable features allowing consumers to make Marty walk, dance and interact with its environment. The product can be customized by using Scratch, C++, Python and Java in order to get the most out of its versatility and teach children a number of different skills.

In addition to coding, the robot for kids lets them learn more about balance, motor control, mechanical designs and sensors as well. As the design of Marty allows for various upgrades, the toy is more likely to hold the interest of youthful consumers by allowing them to improve their skills and have it reflect on the functionality of the toy.