Skip Nav
Digital Life
Make a Statement With These 22 Cute Headphones
Gift Guide
30+ Fun Tech Gifts That Cost $50 or Less
Geek Culture
Harry Potter Tattoos That Would Make J.K. Rowling Proud

Roominate Toy

Roominate: The Toy For Tech-Loving Little Girls

Developed by three female Stanford graduates, Roominate is a brand-new toy designed to encourage a passion for math, science, and creativity in young girls — a DIY "dollhouse" that kids can build, design, and wire with electricity. We wish we'd had one when we were little.

The creators, Alice Brooks, Bettina Chen, and Jennifer Kessler, all engineering and neuroscience majors, were bothered by the significant lack of women in their math and science classes, so they developed Roominate as a way to develop young girls' confidence and enthusiasm toward the sciences. So many of the more tech-based toys are marketed toward boys, but girls love gadgets and technology too, right? Answer: yes, of course!

Aimed at girls ages 6 to 10, the Roominate kit includes wooden building pieces and circuit components that come together to make attachable, stackable rooms. From fans and lights to motors and buzzers, it offers plenty of possibilities for a wired house. Interested? Check out the project's Kickstarter Campaign to help fund its efforts.

Optical Illusion Sneakers Teal and Gray or Pink and White
Harry Potter Hogwarts Mystery Mobile Game Details
What Are Google Apps Scrubbies, Storyboard, and Selfissimo?
Google Year in Search Trending Topics 2017
From Our Partners
Latest Technology & Gadgets
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds