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How Long Can a Product Last?
How Long Can a Product Last?
Logiblocs are about to enter their 20th Year and yet they still capture children’s imagination.  Only yesterday a parent from France said that “I just offer a Logiblocs kit to my 8 years old kid and he is already addicted.” Of course, Lego has been making plastic bricks since 1947 a...
Bumper Primary Pack in 4,000 Schools
Bumper Primary Pack in 4,000 Schools
A few years ago we were selling our 70 bloc kit for schools with Project Book, Teacher's Notes and Work Cards like crazy. By July 2007, Logiblocs had been adopted by about 4,000 Primary and Middle schools in the UK and used regularly to help teach ICT.  Design & Technology co...
The New UK National Computing Curriculum
The New UK National Computing Curriculum
 Logiblocs is a learning system based, as the name implies, on logic – the relentless logic that is required to create algorithms and to code computer programs to do stuff. So you may think that Logiblocs would be a “must have” item for every teacher, specialist or non-specialist, to help them...
Millenium Product Award
Millenium Product Award
Logiblocs were Awarded Millenium Product Status in January 2000. So they were judged to be a Creative and Innovative Product for the New Millenium by The Design Council. The product was on display in the Spiral of Innovation at the Millenium Dome in London - now called the O2....
Transparent Blocs Introduced
Transparent Blocs Introduced
The first Logiblocs were either Grey or Blue.  Then the Buyer at Harrods suggested that it would be fun to use primary colours instead so we ended up with Red, Yellow, Orange and Blue blocs.  But, at this stage the plastic was opaque and you couldn't see inside them.  Several of ...
Children Addicted to Technology
Children Addicted to Technology
Parents with common sense already know that Smartphones and Tablets are addictive. Research by the London School of Economics has shown that removing Smartphones from the school environment improves grades. In bygone times, when kids were playing in the garden or on their bicycles parents breathed...
Tony and the Logirobot
Tony and the Logirobot
Sometimes the inventor gets out of his box to go and see some of the people that sell Logiblocs and even (as in this case) to spend time with their younger customers and demonstrate the way Logiblocs work.  This photo was taken on a visit to Wise Owl Toys in Worcester....

 
 
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