Remember the childhood robot buddy that helped you defeat imaginary bad guys when you were a kid? Now that you are older, you can pass your youthful flair for robotics down to your kids. And the best part of keeping those robots in the family is tech today is way cooler. Buildable robots, robots that fight, and remote control robots all have a place in your kid’s heart, and maybe still your heart too. With Amazon, you can be playing with robots in days.
1. Kids can build their very own robot with the ZOOB Bot Kit
The ZOOB Bot Kit by Zoob is a robot build kit that puts your kids robotics to the test. This 54-piece kit includes one piece for lighting, four wheels, and instructions. This award-winning building set has gears, joints, and pieces that extend and rotate. Recommended for ages 6 and up, this build kit is available on Amazon for $17.99.
The Rock ’em Sock ’em Robots Game by Mattel is a 1966 vintage robotics boxing match. Available on Amazon for just under $20, this timeless robot game lets your kids battle with the Red Rocker and Blue Bomber of your youth. Equipped with sound and punching action, this is a must have for any kid that loves robots.
The Ozobot Starter Pack is a robotics award winner your kids will love. It took “Best Robot” in 2015 and 2014, and it compliments the Ozobot app for more gameplay. Teachers can also use it with the free STEM-inspired lesson plans for kids. It puts the robots you played with to shame. Especially for the low price of $49.95.
The Sphero Star Wars BB-8 Droid offer authentic movement with advanced features. It even has a personality that changes as your kids play. This BB-8 Droid also follows voice commands and holographic messages, letting kids embark on different adventures. This Star Wars inspired robot toy is available on Amazon for $126.99.
Your kid most likely went wild over Wall-E, and now you can bring Wall-E to life in your home. This Disney Pixar inspired U-Command Remote Control Robot by Disney talks, has fun lights, plays music, and is nine inches tall. What’s not to love? It is controlled with remote control robotics that can be programmed. Bring this Disney character home for $84.49, available on Amazon.
The INDOMINUS REX-Collectible Robotic Edition Dino by Zoomer will let your kid be part of the Jurassic World Hammond Creation Lab. Using True Balance tech, your kid can control the Indominus Rex via remote control. It is programmable and is equipped with IR sensors to detect hand movements. It also comes with a certificate of authenticity. For ages five and up, this Jurassic World robotics collectible is available on Amazon for $50.48.
The HEXBUG Bridge Battle Set by Innovation First Labs, Inc. brings micro-robotics to life. This robot creature acts like a real bug and is compatible with an online Nano collection. Your kids can also accessorize these mini robots with tracks and habitats. Available on Amazon for $74.99, this mini tech has kids wanting more.
8. The LEGO Creator Rescue Robot 5764 Gets Kids Building
The Creator Rescue Robot by LEGO for kids between the ages of 7 and 12 brings buildable robotics home. It is three models in one boasting 149 elements and includes laser bot and robocat rebuilds. It is equipped with light brick, an antenna, and rocket boosters too. Get building for $72.41, available on Amazon.
Zoomer’s Chomplingz Tiger Tail Interactive Dinosaur chomping away hours of fun. This interactive robot game offers several games like Hot Hands, Sound Warp, and also has Dino Bone catching abilities. Tiger Tail is for ages five and up and is available on Amazon for $37.53.
10. The Jungle Dragon Toy Combines Robotics and Imagination
The Jungle Dragon Toy by RYTECK-INOVATIVE is a 209-piece build set that can be transformed into a battery powered dragon dino. It combines robotics and imagination while emphasizing creativity and fun. Kids love to be creative and now you can join in on the excitement. This build kit is available on Amazon for just under $30.