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The Meccano Meccanoid G15KS

The Meccano MeccaNoid G15 (Photo credit: Toys R Us)

This 4-feet tall robot could get your kids excited about the robot revolution! Made of high-impact polycarbonate construction plates, the Maccanoid G15KS has six motors and multicolored LED eyes. It can be controlled remotely using a Bluetooth device, or programmed using motion capture. You basically move the robot they …

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Moss Zombonitron 1600

Make a bunch of bots easily with this MOSS robotics system. (Photo credit: Modrobotics.com)

Build a variety of robots quickly and easily with the MOSS Zombonitron 1600. This kit includes 16 MOSS blocks and 56 Carbon Steel Spheres. Attach the cubes together with the steel spheres to create ball joints and hinges. As long as the blocks are aligned the right …

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An Easy to Animate, Six Legged Robot

Learn about robotics with this easy to assemble hexapod. (Photo credit: EZ-Robot.)

Meet Six, the hexapod from EZ-Robot. Six can balance on three legs and walk with four, which leaves the other legs free to push buttons, manipulate objects, or reach out for new footing. An camera in the head of the bot can identify QR codes, and …

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Meet RiQ, A New Bot For STEM Education

RiQ the robot features a variety of sensors and an easy to use, drag-and-drop programming environment. Photo courtesy of PCS Edventures Lab.

STEM enthusiasts, rejoice! There’s a new bot designed for kids nine and up! The wheeled robot, called RiQ, uses durable fischertechnik components made of nylon and steel. With ultrasonic, infrared, light, and touch sensors, this new bot can perform of range of tricks. For example, kids can program …

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Novel Site Sells Hands-on Electronics Lessons, Mailed Monthly

With EEME Kits, kids can learn basic electronics hands on, making a variety of simple circuits, including a lemon battery. Photo courtesy of EEME.

If you have kids and you post about them on Facebook, you’ve probably seen the online ads for a monthly arts and craft subscription service. For a small monthly fee, the company will send you a kit including all the supplies for a few craft projects …

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PopPet: A Robot Pet for Kids to Build

While PopPet is barely longer than a credit card, this DIY kit offers big fun for kids. Photo courtesy of Jaidyn Edwards.

Lots of bots give kids the opportunity to code, but only a few can actually be built by little kids. PopPet, the robotic pet, is a do-it-yourself kit made with children in mind. Designed by Jaidyn Edwards of Adelaide, Australia, PopPet requires no soldering to build. The circuit board is already complete. …

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Draw Working Circuits with Conductive Ink

The Circuit Scribe Developers Kit lets builders draw ink-based circuits with sensors and buzzers. Photo courtesy Autodesk.

Sick of breadboards and soldering? Want to teach basic electronics in a whole new way? Electroninks is now selling a fast-drying, conductive ink designed to make learning about circuits fast and fun. Made of silver flake, Circuit Scribe ink can be used to draw lines between batteries, sensors, lights and …

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