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Our First ISTE Appearance

In late June, we attended our first ISTE conference in Denver, Colorado! We had applied for and had gotten into the startup expo, a pavilion with 32 start-up companies in ed-tech.  We had a little booth, which we lit up and met with lots of great educators. It was nice to see old friends.  Thanks […]

Chibitronics at ASTRA

This June, we went to our first toy show at ASTRA.  ASTRA is the American Specialty Toy Retailer Association, and they hold an annual Marketplace and Academy show every year.  This year, it was in early June at the Denver Convention Center.  We had heard from others that it was a fun, intimate show where […]

Graduation with Chibitronics

Charlotte Brayton-Dungan and Laura Peters both just graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Education with Master’s of Education degrees. Charlotte was in the Learning and Teaching program, and Laura was in the Arts in Education program. Both discovered Chibitronics through Karen Brennan’s course, T-550: Designing for Learning by Creating when Jie Qi came to […]

Maker Faire

We had a great time this year at our third Maker Faire! We met old and new fans, and had fun creating light-up cards. This year, we were in the Expo Hall and wanted our booth to stand out. We got a banner made and light up the banner with 100 circuit stickers. We powered […]

Cambridge Science Festival

We had an amazing time participating in the 10th Anniversary of the Cambridge Science Festival and 100th Anniversary of MIT in Cambridge, where over 40,000 visitors from all over the Cambridge/Boston area came to visit for MIT’s open house festivities. In collaboration with the MIT museum, we hosted a workshop for hundreds of visitors to […]

NSTA Conference

We just got back from a fun week at NSTA in Tennessee. We met so many great educators and learned so much! Thanks to Robin Glugatch, Randy Rogers, and Liz Bassey for helping with decorations in our booth. Everyone loved seeing the classroom examples and were inspired by the STEAM possibilities. Thanks to all the […]

Lawn Fawn Collaboration

We were so happy to meet Kelly Marie from Lawn Fawn at this year’s CHA. This week, we are doing a fun collaboration with Lawn Fawn’s super cute stamps and our stickers. Check out what our Chibi designers came up with their favorite Lawn Fawn stamps. Alisha Christina Jessica Joanna Nancy Patricia Head over to […]

Xyron & Chibitronics Blog Hop

Hi everyone, we’re doing our first blog hop with Xyron. Xyron makes great adhesive and crafting machines and tools, and we’ve had a blast using them with our products. Check out what our Chibi Designers came up with! Alisha Christina Joanna Nancy Patricia Head on over to the Xyron Facebook Page where the Xyron Design […]

CHA 2016 Recap

We just came back from the Craft & Hobby MegaShow in Anaheim, CA! There was a lot of work for our small team of three, but we had a blast! We wanted to keep our booth expenses to a minimum, but still wanted it cute. Our good friend, Linda Lovely, from Petersen Arne, suggested doing […]

Chibitronics 2015 Recap

Looking back, it’s been a fun and fruitful 2015 and grown so much since our small crowdfunding experiment from a year ago. We want to thank you for the support and feedback- we couldn’t have gone this far without you – our wonderful community! Early in the year, we headed out to the Craft and […]

Making with Chibitronics at TEDxBeaconStreet

This month we got to share Chibitronics as part of the TEDxYOUTH event, hosted by TEDxBeaconStreet. It was a blast to watch everyone’s faces light up as the created their first circuits and then added their own personal stories with drawings! One of the most rewarding parts for us is to see kids, parents and […]

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