Source: Google, Jun 2016
Project Bloks, a research collaboration between Google,Paulo Blikstein (Stanford University) and IDEO with the goal of creating an open hardware platform that researchers, developers and designers can use to build physical coding experiences.
Kids are inherently playful and social. They naturally play and learn by using their hands, building stuff and doing things together. Making code physical – known as tangible programming – offers a unique way to combine the way children innately play and learn with computational thinking.