Robiis teach coding to everyone!
Cart 0

News

Boze Elementary receives 10 Robiis Donation Pledge!

Boze Elementary receives 10 Robiis Donation Pledge!

The first Robiis donation goes to: Boze Elementary! Thanks to the generous contribution of one of our early supporters, Boze Elementary received the first donation pledge of 10 Robiis Starter Kits. The 10 Robiis kits will be enough for an entire classroom of 20 to 30 children. Play Works Studio started collaborating with Boze Elemetnary in 2015, running a 3 week workshop and study with first grade students. The results of the study were very positive; children loved playing and learning with Robiis. CONCLUSION of the study: Playing with Robiis significantly decreased the difference in perception of boys’ and girls’ efficacy with robots,...

Read more →


Press Release - Robiis pre-orders launch

Press Release - Robiis pre-orders launch

For immediate release Play Works Studio opens pre-orders for Robiis http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/play-works-studio-opens-pre-orders-for-robiis-300257284.html   Seattle, WA, 04/25/2014 — Play Works Studio is proud to announce Robiis, little creatures that teach coding to everyone! Our mission is to encourage children, especially girls, to discover a passion for science and technology while having fun. We believe that play should be equal, and girls and boys should be encouraged to play and learn together. Our first product is a collectible robot gaming platform aligned with common core standards that teaches girls and boys ages 6-10 the basics of programming; children learn concepts such as implementing...

Read more →


Robiis Pre-Orders coming soon!

Robiis Pre-Orders coming soon!

We are excited to announce that on April 25 we will open our store to the general public and we will accept pre-orders for our starter kits! The kits come with a robot, a limited-edition collectable character, and a set of 12 tiles! Once you connect your Robii to an Android or iOS device and you download the free app, you can start playing (and programming)! We will share more information as our campaign progresses, and you will hear the story of how we got to this point (which includes lots of interesting research!). We're excited to make our product a reality, and we want to invite you to join...

Read more →


Relevant Dad highlights Robiis as a top 20 favorite of Toy Fair NY 2016!

Relevant Dad highlights Robiis as a top 20 favorite of Toy Fair NY 2016!

After about seven miles of walking the aisles at the Javits Center in New York City, we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite discoveries. You’re not going to find much LEGO, Nerf, Hasbro, Fisher-Price, or Mattel on this list – they’ve got a big enough budget to tell you about their new releases and chances are you’ve seen most of them in the news already (though, we have to admit, Mattel’s new $300 3D printer for kids looks pretty cool). This list focuses more on the lesser-known companies and up-and-comers making the best new kids toys that...

Read more →


Adriana Moscatelli participates in education meeting at the White House

Adriana Moscatelli participates in education meeting at the White House

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) invited us to attend a discussion with senior administration advisers, education innovators, game design experts, and university leaders on the President’s goal of using games for computer science education to help address the one-million STEM jobs gap over the coming decade.

Read more →