Lego's codable Boost set arrives in time for summer fun
The new collection features motors and programmable bricks that can turn regular Lego bricks into motorized or motion-sensitive toys.
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Boost is designed to introduce kids to simple coding commands via a free mobile app. instructions to build five different things are included and you're able to add voice recordings to what you build. The app also includes more than 60 activities keep you building and coding.
If you opt not to preorder, Lego expects Boost to be in stores and online on August 1.