Reading With Your Kids – Making STEM Exploration FUN!

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Lisa and Mark Burginger on Qubits- an easy to assemble, a snap-together toy that teaches about modular design and geometric shapes!

Lisa and Mark Burginger

Hey RWYK Family!

We’re all about reading with our kids, we are also all about playing with our kids, especially when that play can inspire our kids to explore STEM fields. Lisa and Mark Burginger are on the show today to introduce us to their innovative construction toy Qubits. We learn about their inspiration to start Qubits. We also talk about their appearance on Shark Tank.

In our exciting interview, Lisa and Mark talk about their mission to bring a whole new way of building to the toy industry. Tune in to find out more about the development, marketing, and future of their company!


Learn more about Qubits® Construction Toy

Qubits® - an easy to assemble, snap together toy that teaches about modular design and geometric shapes.Qubits® is a dynamic new entry into the multi-million dollar construction-toy industry. It is gaining popularity with school teachers, retailers and — of course — children all across the world. A simple plastic toy that can be built up using a unique patented modular geometry, it quickly captures the imagination of children who might have visions of becoming architects, engineers, scientists or even nanotech designers.

Qubits Company Information

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Interview Talking Points & Questions:

  • Lisa Burginger tells us what’s Qubits Toy is all about?  (2:25)
  • Mark is an architect registered in the State of California. He talks about his inspiration and idea to create Qubits? (5:00)
  • What kind of STEM skills can kids learn from playing with Qubits? (9:45)
  • Tell us about your experience of making an appearance on ABC Shark Tank on Feb. 6th, 2010. (16:19)
  • It’s exciting to learn that you are still discovering new shapes with Qubits, bringing Qubits around to schools so what is the most fun thing that kids have thought you about Qubits? (18:48)
  • We welcome the author of a fantastic book, 100 Easy STEAM Activities: Awesome Hands-On Projects for Aspiring Artists and Engineers, Andrea Scalzo Yi (25:07)
  • Andrea shares some activities that we can do with our kids at home (26:30)


A big Thank you to Lisa and Mark Burginger for doing this Interview! We’re so cheerful to talk about their AMAZING toy to all our listeners and we hope you’ll check out more of their products in the future!


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