'animate' technology kit brings children's dream robots to life
 

'animate' technology kit brings children's dream robots to life

studio fantasio has introduced ‘animate’, a kit of electronic components and cardboard connectors aiming to give life to children’s imagination. the project introduces technology as a creative tool allowing children from the age of 6 to 10 to animate their own robots and creatures.

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robots and creatures created from cardboard and animated with the help of electronics

all images courtesy of studio fantasio

 

 

the kit by studio fantasio consists of multiple elements: 8 electronic components including a battery, a vibrator, a buzzer, an ultrasonic sensor, two DC motors and two LED lights. in addition, there is a safe blade knife to cut cardboard easily, and a set of connectors to attach cardboard and components together. finally, three sizes of cables are also included, in order to plug the components to the battery. 

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a creative kit comprising different electronic components, cardboard connectors, cables, a safe blade knife and a methodology booklet

 

 

to make electronics more accessible and fun, the different components have been oversized with a distinctive shape and color. ‘animate’ is designed to provide complete freedom to the children, offering tools and a methodology booklet, which can help them develop their creative potential without any constraints.

 

 

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the kit consists of 8 electronic components including a battery, a vibrator, a buzzer, an ultrasonic sensor, two DC motors and two LED lights

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draw the robot of your dream

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cut cardboard easily with the safe blade knife adapted to children

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punch holes in the cardboard with the help of the connector

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screw cardboard and components together with the cardboard connector

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plug the different electronic components to the battery with the cable

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animated robot responding to gesture with its red ultrasonic sensor and blipping its LED light

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animated robot spinning its colorful wheel with its dc motor, making sound with its buzzer and blipping its LED light eyes

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methodology booklet to help children develop their creative potential without any constraints

 

 

 

project info:

 

name: animate
designer: studio fantasio

 

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: myrto katsikopoulou | designboom

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