As a result of the pandemic, schools in the UK are currently shut and operating mostly virtually, many parents are having to turn to homeschooling, which can be challenging at times.
With that in mind, here at Mobile Fun we’ve found a number of essentials to make homeschooling easier for both you as a parent and also for your kids too.
The Ozobot 2.0 Bit Robot Kit is a great way of introducing STEM, and robotics to children, thanks it’s ability to combine coding with creativity. Compatible with tablets over 9″, the Ozobot 2.0 Bit robots can be completely programmed to detect colours and perform commands, in addition to being used to solve problems, create drawings and even have group challenges, which can all be accessed through Ozobot’s web based app or downloadable games. Aimed at children aged 6, the pack contains an Ozobot Bit robot, four colour code markers, an experience pack and a USB charging cable.
Rocketbook’s Everlast takes note taking to a new level with it’s resusable design. This particular A4 size features 32 resuable pages which can be drawn and wrote on, then uploaded to the cloud via the free Rocketbook app. Unlike other notepads, the Rocketbook Everlast has an innovative design by which adding a drop of water and using the provided cloth, can remove any notes or doodles making it ideal for use during lessons.
Available for £29.99 (RRP £34.99)
Headphones are certainly an essential, especially when you’re children are listening to online lessons, on a zoom call or simply watching their favourite program. Equipped with a Bluetooth range of 10m and padded, the Urbanista Detroit are extremely comfortable to wear over prolonged periods. Additionally, these headphones are compatible with both iOS and Android devices, whilst boasting an impressive a 12 hour battery life.
Available for £19.99 (RRP £59.99)
Normally overlooked but certainly a homeschooling essential, USB pen drives are always great to have to backup school work or save important files such as documents, photos and videos. This particular SanDisk Pendrive features 32GB of storage, giving you plenty of space to secure all of your children’s work.
Available for £9.99
Keeping your children active and making sure they’re getting enough exercise during these months is certainly important. This Fitness tracker from Bitmore is water resistant and has the ability to track steps and monitor calories. With their own personal fitness trackers and the ability to monitor their own fitness, your children may even get selfmotivated and decide to set their own goals.
Available for £1.99 (RRP £14.99)
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