Robotics kits for kids are perfect for teaching young learners about mechanics and engineering.
They work well for hands-on learning and enable children to see how parts go together and interact with each other to make an object move.
Advanced robotics kits even teach a bit of programming which can be good for older children.
I went looking for some robotics kits recently and found some suitable for children ages 3 and up. They range in price from $12 to over $100 so they’ll fit most any budget.
I hope you find something in this list that will work well for your child.
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Kids First Robot Engineer Kit and Storybook – This robot and storybook is perfect for young learners. Suitable for ages 3 to 10.
4M Tin Can Robot – Your child can make a robot with an empty tin can and this inexpensive kit. Suitable for ages 8 and up.
4 in 1 Remote Control Building Blocks and Learning Robot Kits for Kids – This kit can be used to make 4 different remote control robots. Suitable for ages 6 and up.
Motorial Alien Robot – This is another inexpensive robotics kit that makes a cute little guy your kids will love. Suitable for ages 7 and up.
Makeblock mBot Kit Programmable Robot Kit for Kids to Learn Coding, Robotics and Electronics – This is a more advanced robot that can be programmed via your cell phone. It’s perfect for older kids who have an interest in robotics. Suitable for ages 12 and up.
LOZ 3011 Motorial Alien Robot – This fun alien robot is one of the least expensive kits you can buy so it would work well for a child that is deciding if he is interested in robotics. Suitable for ages 6 and up.
Thames & Kosmos Robotics: Smart Machines Science Kit – This kit allow your child to build up to 8 motorized machines and requires a smartphone or tablet for programming. Suitable for ages 8 to 15.
ELSKY Spider Robot Kit – Do you have a child who likes spiders? He’ll love this inexpensive kit. Suitable for ages 6 and up.
Makeblock DIY Starter Robot Kit – Two robots can be built from this fun robotics kit. Suitable for ages 12 and up.
ArcBotics Sparki Robot – This programmable robot comes with over 100 lessons. It’s designed specifically for teaching kids about robotics. Suitable for ages 9 and up.
I hope you found just the right robot for your child. If you know of anyone else who is interested in robotics kits for kids, please share this post with them.