The 7 Best Robot Toys You Can Buy

Posted: Jul 19 2018, 9:28am CDT | by , Updated: Jul 19 2018, 11:04am CDT, in News | Toys

 
The 7 Best Robot Toys You Can Buy
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These seven robots are all fun, creative and can teach the exciting basics of robotics for anyone who wants to learn.

Adults and kids alike enjoy the magic of robot toys, which can range from fun teaching machines to remote-control objects of play. There are a variety of robot toys available and most of them are featured on amazon.com. We highlight the best, across a variety of different toy types:

1.WolVol Remote Control Robot Police Toy

Whether you're an adult with “Robocop” nostalgia or a kid that loves robots, the WolVol Police Robot is a fun robot toy. The robot touts full-range motion and 10 tasks, which can be controlled by a remote, including walking, dancing, 360-degree turns and pretending to fire missiles. Flashy lights, robot sounds and a variety of tasks make for a convincing crime-fighting robot toy.

2. 4M Table Top Robot

Anyone with interest in robotics will enjoy the 4M Table Top robot, a mechanical crab with flexing, scurrying and waving abilities. It's easy to construct the robotic crab on your table. When the robot comes to life, it will entertain with tricks. The cute tabletop robot provides a great learning experience for robotics basics, especially for kids 8 to 15 years old.

If the Table Top Robot sparks an interest in robotics, consider digging into the hobby even further by using the best robotics equipment. You’ll need strong material, and fasteners that can hold up in extreme heat. You can even sign up for robot building competitions and take courses on it in college.

3. Sphero Original BB-8

Many “Star Wars: fans dream of having their own R2D2 at their side. Sphero Original BB-8 comes close to achieving that feeling. This Star Wars BB-8 Droid is less than 9 inches, though it has an abundance of features. You can control the robot with an iOS or Android device. Impressively, the robot features virtual holographic videos that shoot from spectral camera sensors within the mobile app, as well as an adaptive personality that suits your own characteristics.

4. Cozmo

Reminiscent of “Wall-E,” Cozmo is a toy robot that’s notably intelligent. Cozmo is very eager to play, engaging you with fun activities and games of speed and skill. Cozmo is practically the Labrador retriever of robot toys. Plus, you can continuously unlock new content by tuning up and playing with Cozmo, a family-friendly robot that touts over 100 emotional displays and an abundance of activities.

5. Wonder Workshop Dash Robot

Dash is a toy robot that can respond to your voice, in addition to dodging objects, lighting up in various patterns and reacting to your movements. Impressively intelligent, the realistic AI can operate through a smartphone or tablet, which is compatible with the downloadable app that comes with the robot. Dash is both educational and entertaining.

6. LEGO Creator Robo Explorer

Playing with LEGO is a timeless activity. Whether you're a kid or all grown up, the customization of LEGOs is fun. The LEGO Creator Robo Explorer combines robotics with the flexibility of LEGOs, providing a three-in-one experience. The creator kit includes pieces to assemble that can customize the robot into a cute dog, green-eyed robot or exotic bird. Included are real working lights and tracks for legs, which provide smooth movements and easily rotating head, arms and claw.

7. ZOOB BuilderZ ZOOB Bot

Essentially offering a beginners' course in robotics, ZOOB BuilderZ ZOOB Bot lets you build your own robot, featuring light-up eyes and motorized wheels, in addition to axles and joints that pop, snap and click together. The spinning and rotating parts give you the ability to build a toy to play with, instead of something to merely look at on the shelf. Imaginative users with interest in robotics will enjoy this robot immensely.

These seven robots are all fun, creative and can teach the exciting basics of robotics. Shop for more toy robots on amazon.com.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/56" rel="author">Scott Huntington</a>
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