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Students Bring Toys to Life with Nintendo LABO

May 13, 2019

students using handheld computer to activate cardboard toys Students at Alturas Elementary added a new twist to the traditional science fair with a Labo Fair where they brought cardboard toys to life using Nintendo Labo kits.  According to the Nintendo website, “Nintendo Labo is a toys to life concept developed by Nintendo and was released in April 2018. Labo consists of 2 parts, where one part is a game and one part is multiple sheets of cardboard. The games come as kits that include cardboard cut-outs and other materials that are to be assembled in combination with the Nintendo Switch console display and Joy-Con controllers to create a "Toy-Con" that can interact with the included game software and vice versa. Nintendo designed Labo as a way to teach principles of engineering, physics, and basic programming.”