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Modular Electronic Building Toys

Little Bits' Space Kit Was Developed in Partnership with NASA

— April 29, 2014 — Life-Stages
Little Bits are modular building toys that are like the high-tech cousins to LEGO—if this doesn't sound impressive enough, for one of its newest collections, Little Bits worked with NASA to develop The Space Kit.

The Space Kit comes with small modules like LED lights, motors, wires, sensors, microphones and speakers, in addition to accessories like batteries and cables that will make your creations run. All of these little pieces can be used for 10 projects (instructions included) for assembling Little Bits' versions of the ISS and the Mars Rover.

Considering the degree of complexity of The Space Kit, it's targeted towards kids over the age of 14 and priced at $189, helping to fuel the dreams of aspiring young engineers, inventors and maybe even some of the world's future astronauts.
Trend Themes
1. Modular Building Toys - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop new modular building toys with advanced features and partnerships to capture the interest of young engineers and inventors.
2. STEM Education - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create educational toys that combine play and learning, focusing on STEM subjects to inspire future scientists and engineers.
3. Partnerships with Institutions - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Collaborate with prestigious institutions like NASA to create educational toys that provide an authentic and engaging learning experience.
Industry Implications
1. Toy Manufacturing - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Integrate technology and modular design into traditional toy manufacturing processes to create interactive and educational toys.
2. Education Technology - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop cutting-edge educational technology tools and platforms that facilitate hands-on learning experiences for students.
3. Space Exploration - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Leverage partnerships with space exploration organizations to develop space-themed educational products and experiences.
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