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2018 Hacker Kids Gift Guide

Fun gift choices that foster design thinking and coding skills in kids both young and old.

We're in a golden era for teaching kids about science and programming. Gone are the days where experimentation toys are limited to potato-powered electronic kits. Security nerds and hacking experts who want to get their kids into coding and tinkering have a ton of options at their fingertips today, as niche toymakers home in on the foundational skills kids need to excel in computer science, hardware hacking, and more.

The following is a cool mix of holiday gift ideas for getting youngsters excited about hacking.

About the Author(s)

Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer

Contributing Writer, Dark Reading

Ericka Chickowski specializes in coverage of information technology and business innovation. She has focused on information security for the better part of a decade and regularly writes about the security industry as a contributor to Dark Reading.

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