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Is Simbrix better than Lego? – We talk to the Leader of innovative teaching in Edmonton, Alberta.

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We asked the question about whether Simbrix is better than Lego, and in this podcast, we discuss with Sean Brass, a teacher from Neil M. Ross elementary school about how he transformed Simbrix pixel art beads and gave them an educational purpose than just a ‘creative puzzle’. As the ‘thought leader’ of innovation and education of his district in Alberta, he always wants the best for his students. In this interview, we get to meet Sean and find out how education has become more of a passion to him, than just a career choice. Introduction to Sean: Sean Brass discusses…

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Latest Recommended Posting Dates – 2018

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If you are looking for our latest posting dates for the Christmas season you’ve come the right place! These dates are only placed on the order if you are ordering colour packs. If you are only ordering the Kits like Cute, Geek, Crafter and Maker the end date for all regions is the 20th Dec 2018, any orders after this date will be send out when we are back in office in the new year or if we pick it up while on the holiday season as we are only a small company. UK Shipping Thurs 20 December UK International…

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Nominate that special person for ‘Simbrix Give a Gift’ #SimbrixGiveaGift

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We love Simbrix and know they create so much joy for those that play with them. But during this festive season, but it a tough world, not everyone gets wonderful gifts from those that love them. So Simbrix wants to you to nominate someone that has impressed you as to receive a gift of a Simbrix kit, that could not otherwise get a kit. As we approach the festive season and prepare for the happy times of celebration, we are reminded there are many amongst us that still struggle financially. Not all children will receive the latest toys or smartphone,…

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Don’t know your STEM? Crammer class from leader in the STEM movement

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For parents and educators, its really important to keep up to date with what children are being taught and the effects on their future career paths. The term ‘STEM’ is currently very popular in education circles – but what does it mean?, where is it from?, how does it affect children’s education and careers? In this podcast, the inventor of Simbrix, Assim gets a valuable insight into STEM from Andrew B. Raupp, the CEO and founder of the thought leader and educational training company STEM.org. This is a ‘must listen’ podcast for parents, educators and suppliers to the education industry….

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Toy inventor gets quizzed by 4th Grade children at Alberta School

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The inventor a new pixel brick toy gets interviewed by the 4th grade children at the Neil M Ross Catholic Elementary School, Alberta, Canada. In an effort to help his pupils make the connection between the lessons at school, need for creativity and resilience, Mr Sean Bass their teacher and leader of innovation in teaching for the Albert school district, invited Assim Ishaque, the inventor of Simbrix over to talk to his class via video conference call. ‘I wanted to teachers view on Simbrix and that led to Alberta’, but little did Assim know that they would find their way…

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Minecraft – what non players need to know!

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As a parent of three fanatic Minecraft players and inventor of toys that this community seem to love – its time that I got into this game and found out why they love it so much. Minecraft is one of the most popular online games, creating a virtual world from little graphical blocks. Created in Sweden in 2011 by a clever chap called ‘Notch’ it was bought by Microsoft making him very rich man! Minecraft is one of the most popular online games, creating a virtual world from little graphical blocks. Created in Sweden in 2011 by a clever chap…

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Simbrix flying off to “connect and wow” in China

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Simbrix has been selected to exhibit at Hangzhou’s Cultural & Creative Industry Expo as guest of the Hangzhou government, along with 14 other creative businesses from the Midlands region of England. Simbrix have been busy making preparations for their first exhibition in China – as part of a major delegation of businesses and universities selected to exhibit at the Hangzhou Creative and Cultural exhibition from 18th to 23rd September, as guests of the Hangzhou mayor. “We had a huge number of applications for this prestigious event”, said Dr Jason Yu, Assistant to the CEO of Nottingham City Council for China…

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2018

Happy New Year Brixers 2018 is here

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Simbrix Newsletter – Wednesday 10th Jan 2018 Happy New Year Brixers 2018 is here! Happy New Year to you and your family I hope you had a lovely Christmas and joyfully start to the new year. Its been a cold break – but a great excuse to stay cosy at home with the family and play with your favourite toys and Simbrix. 2017 was a busy year for us. We took the time to update the Simbrix kits to make them even better, moving from the really nice Cotton Bags to the ‘Play Tray Box’. This took a much longer than we…

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