Camp for Kids Teaches 3D Design, Printing
Pixel Academy is offering a week-long tech/design crash-course for the young ones
While 3D printing can still seem too complicated to the average consumer, 6-year-old kids may now be hitting “Print” on the perfect sippy cup prototype. The Pixel Academy, technically a free-to-explore high tech laboratory for kids, believes its nice to start them 3D printing young by hosting week-long printing camps. These camps don't just teach 3D printing, kids actually get to design and print out projects.
An obvious question in the Academy's FAQs is if they really do teach six-year-olds about 3D printing and video game creating to which the reply is a confident “We can and we do!” Andy An, the design director of the Pixel Academy, proudly shares his student's outputs through his Tumblr (which invalidates any skepticism about young people's learning potential).