This article was last updated on 27th June 2023 to reflect the accuracy and up-to-date information on the page.
From ChatGPT to Google Bard, the last couple of weeks have been a roller-coaster ride for AI enthusiasts. And we cannot ignore the stunning AI avatars that celebs worldwide are putting on Instagram. From the world of creativity to the educational sector, from e-commerce websites to the banking industry, AI has permeated at all levels.
You can understand the enormity of the situation from the fact that the US AI sector is on its way to reaching $299.64 in the next 3 years.
If truth be told, artificial intelligence or AI is the next big thing in education and career. And if you are the least concerned about your kids’ future, we suggest you introduce them to artificial intelligence soon.
Apart from enrolling them in AI classes, you can also encourage them to participate in fun AI activities. This will not just help them understand the intricacies of AI but also keep them engrossed in this complicated concept.
Have no idea about fun and engaging AI activities for kids?
Here are the top 5 AI Activities for Kids that are simple to participate in!
1) Mitsuku- The Chatbot
Chatbots are quite popular nowadays. And the most famous and advanced out of them all is Mitsuku. This award-winning AI can talk about almost anything. From world history to political scenarios, from pandemic to economy, Mitsuku can discuss anything and everything with your kids.
Encourage your children to chat with Mitsuku and ask relevant questions if they have any doubts in mind.
An exceptionally cool AI experience, Mitsuku is suitable for high-school-going students.
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2) Thing Translator
Is your kid learning a foreign language at school or in a linguistic class? If yes, Thing Translator can be an amazing AI-based tool for Kids.
This AI tool allows your kids to click pictures of any object at home or school, or public places. The tool also allows the users to choose any foreign language of their choice.
Then the AI explains the object in the specific language which your kids have chosen. This activity helps your kids to learn more about pronouncing different words in any foreign language.
3) Emoji Scavenger Hunt
This is one of the best AI-based games for your children. The best part is that it can be played by your kids solely, or you can also participate in the fun with them. It is an AI game developed by the search engine giant Google.
Basically, the purpose of the AI game is to determine different emojis across the real world. When an emoji is displayed, the user will have to find a similar reaction or object around him. He will then have to click a picture of the same. The AI-based game will then decide if the uploaded image matches the original emoji or not.
Your kids can learn about different emojis and objects from in and around their homes. This is a fun way of learning a foreign language in a fun and engaging manner.
4) Shadow Art
This one is for your younger kids. If they are fond of playing with their shadows, here’s the AI that you would love. This tool analyzes the shadow puppets that children are so fond of.
When your kids form shadow puppets with their hands, the tool evaluates the shadow and gives them a proper review. Basically, it compels children to get more artistic and creative with their shadow puppet ideas.
Here’s an AI activity that the whole family can enjoy together. You only need people who love to sing. This AI tool judges your singing abilities and offers a review about the same. So, if your kids are fond of singing, let them sing their hearts out.
Freddiemeter will analyze their performance and let them know if they have done a good job.
This is, in fact, an ideal AI activity for the entire family on weekends.
In a Nutshell
It is high time you introduce your children to topics like artificial intelligence, coding, and machine learning. As responsible parents, you must understand that the world is undergoing a digital shift. And you are responsible for acquainting your children with the latest trends.
If you want your kids not to lag behind in the competition, then start today. And these AI-based activities would be a nice kickstart for your children to fall for artificial intelligence.
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