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There’s a scene in the classic NBC comedy series Office in which Pam dispels a common misconception about children in Darryl. âNo child wants to buy their own toys,â she says. They like their parents to surprise them, but that’s just not true. In fact, inventive kids would much prefer to create their own toys. We did it at one point, but 3D printing technology now makes it possible.
As parents, it’s important to nurture your children’s creativity and interest in the types of technology that will shape their lives. Getting kids involved will help them in the long run, and a fun way to spark that curiosity is to use a
Featured on ABC Shark aquarium, Toybox is a 3D printer that allows children to build their own toys. This easy-to-use gadget allows kids and adults to design and produce toys from scratch. And unlike 3D printers created for professional use, you don’t need a knife to remove fingerprints, so kids can safely prepare their latest designs.
With the companion app, you can choose from an extensive catalog of toys or create and upload your own designs for endless creative possibilities. Toybox’s library includes schematics from DC Comics, Cartoon Network, Looney Tunes, Hanna-Barbera and more thanks to a partnership with Warner Bros.
The Toybox can be controlled with simple one-touch functions; using the companion app, you can choose from an ever-growing list of creations made by the community. With the set, you will get eight colors of non-toxic and biodegradable printer food, perfect for making up to 300 toys. So your kids will be equipped with plenty of potential toys until the next time the vacation rolls around.
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