Dennis Blackmore with a winning educational Artie 3000 robot.

An educational supply company based at the North Lynn Industrial Estate has won an award for one its creative toys.

Learning Resources, of Bergen Way, took first place for the Toy Industries of Europe (TIE) Play for Change Awards’ Future Skills category.

The company’s Artie 3000, The Coding Drawing Robot, proved the winner. It encourages children aged seven and above to develop basic programming knowledge through creativity and imagination.

Learning Resources managing director, Dennis Blackmore, said: “It’s an honour to receive recognition from the TIE which is the voice of the reputable toy manufacturers in Europe. 

“Artie has been a huge success in 2020 helping children in the classroom and in the home learn the basis of coding while stimulating creativity.”