Robot toys are all-time favorites of kids of all age groups. And if that happens to be a unicorn but it is all the more welcome! But if you are thinking that these toys will hardly have any educational input in your child’s life, why not gift him a robotics kit that will help him make his own unicorn bot?
Such kits will intrigue him, stimulate his gray cells, arouse his interest and kindle his learning process and your purpose of mixing joyfulness with learning will be served!
Basic Fun Build-A-Bot Unicorn Robotics Kit
If you are thinking of gifting a toy to your child that will not only add mirth but will stimulate his intellect and intrigue him, this Build-a-bot robotics kit from Basic Fun would be ideal.
This toy will give your child the scope to build the bot himself. The convenient “Click and Create” system will enable your kid to bring to life his own pet Unicorn bot and in the process, he will get to enjoy the happiness of making, creating, and customizing. It has more than 20 numbered pieces which snap together, a build certificate with which you can name your pet bot, and decorating stickers. And once all this is done, he is ready to play with his own creation.
For playing and training purposes the child would need a magnetic accessory or simply his hands to clap and soon his bot will learn to jump, walk and play. It is perfect if your child has reached five years of age or more. The pack does not contain 2 AA batteries that are needed. The variety of hidden stem facts in each of the build-a-bot is so fascinating that the child will learn about robotics and STEM in no time and at ease. You can interchange each robot to mix and match and form an entirely new robot species.
At the time of writing, this build-a-bot robotics kit was priced around $25.00. If you would like to go through the customer reviews and find the exact price before making your opinion, just go ahead!
UBTECH Mythical Series: Unicornbot Kit-App-Enabled Building & Coding Stem Learning Kit
UBTECH robotics brings along an excellent, codable and buildable robot. You will get to learn the Blockly coding and use it to program the unicorn robot’s unique color sensor with the eight magical color cards. The PRP (pose, record, play) function will help you create completely new, custom actions. The magical horn can be programmed with various colors to personalize and customize the unicorn bot.
The 3D, 360o animated building instructions will help you in creating and you would require no extra tools. The free JIMU app functions with Apple as well as Android smart devices; you only need a well-matched Android or iOS device. But it will not work with Kindle Fire tablets. The kit contains 1 color sensor with 8 color cards, 1 DC motor, 1 main control box, quick start guide, 440 snap-together parts, 2 smooth motion robotic servo motors, 1 rag light-up unicorn horn, and USB cable.
Programming is made easy with the Blockly coding and you just need to drag and drop the interlocking blocks of customizable series so that your JIMU robot is able to pick-up objects, navigate hurdles, express emotions, control sound and light effects, and much more. The app will aid you in controlling the fluid-like motion of your JIMU robots and the supple movements are achievable with the high-torque robotic servo motors.
The price of this Unicornbot Kit is roughly around $90.00.
This award-winning Jimu robot is ideal for kids who are 8 years and above. The awards include cues 2017 Innovation awards honoree, Tillywig 2018 brainchild award and time to play magazine 2016 holiday most wanted list.