Purchasing the best and safe toy for your kid has of late become quite a hard task. This is mainly because of the increased number of toys that are available in the market right now. This article will help to make this job easier for you by giving you the top 10 best robot toys for kids in 2017. This toys will make a child’s playtime more enjoyable and educative while at the same time keeping them safe.
Table of Content
- 10. Wonder Workshop Dash Robot
- 9. Hexbug Scarab
- 8. OWI Robotic Arm Edge
- 7. Thames and Kosmos Remote – Control Toys
- 6. Wonder Workshop Dash and Dot Robot Pack
- 5. WolVol Remote Control Robot Police Toy
- 4. Ozbot Bit 2.0 Starter Pack Programmable Robot Toy
- 3. Miposaur
- 2. Anki Overdrive Starter Kit
- 1. Sphero BB-8 App-Enabled Droid
10. Wonder Workshop Dash Robot
The Dash robot is a fantastic toy robot of children from the age of eight going up. The toy is controlled by smartphones through the use of their customized apps that are available for both Android and iOS devices. You can use these apps to make the toy perform different kinds of actions like dancing, making sounds, moving, and lighting up among other things. With all these actions the app can, therefore, be a real pal to any kid. It comes with tutorials on how it can be used. It has a USB port for charging and therefore you never have to worry about buying batteries.
9. Hexbug Scarab
The Hexbug scarab toy is designed in the shape of a scarab as its name goes. The toy has six legs which have been designed in an angular manner giving it a frenetic sort of movement. With this kind of movement, the toy is also able to move swiftly past obstacles, and it can also flip over in case it is caught on its back. If you find yourself wanting some miniature fun, the toy will fit perfectly into your palm thus allowing you to enjoy it better.
8. OWI Robotic Arm Edge
The OWI robot can be controlled to perform several function through the use of a remote controller. It has a robotic app that can be used to grip light objects and opens up to drop these objects. Some of the various motions that this robot is capable of doing include an 180 degrees base motion, a 300-degrees elbow motion, a 120 degrees wrist motion, and a 270 degrees base rotation. This robot will help to give you an incredible moment enjoying the lifting and releasing of objects as if you are on a real construction site.
7. Thames and Kosmos Remote – Control Toys
This toy comes with a full packed kit where you can make many kinds of robots. With the kit and an easily understandable instructions guide, you will be able to make up to nine models of space themes. The pictured manual guide will, therefore, help a kid to enjoy making toys of his choice while at the same time giving you a chance to learn about space explorations, robots, etc.
6. Wonder Workshop Dash and Dot Robot Pack
This particular set of toys assists a kid to enjoy his playtime thoroughly while at the same time giving him a few coding skills. Wonder workshops applications which are available on both Android and iOS help to control these toys making them more interactive. Dash and Dot can use their highly sensitive sensor to detect objects, hear sounds and even notice when they are being moved.
5. WolVol Remote Control Robot Police Toy
This police robot can walk around and even make some turns. With the use of its remote controller, you will be able to make the robot perform ten different actions some including a little robot dance! It is installed with some flashy lights and robotic sounds. The WolVol police toy needs a total of five AA batteries to operate, two for the remote controller and three for the robot itself.
4. Ozbot Bit 2.0 Starter Pack Programmable Robot Toy
Having received the medal of being the “Best Robot” this toy guarantees maximum fun together with other useful life skills. It is one of the best robots in the market that provide a kid with both fun and useful programming skills. You can control this toy with some marker and even master it with a few brain teasers. You can also download some free Ozobot applications which you will be able to use together with the toy to play different games.
The miposaur toy has been carefully designed to give it a dinauser like a shape. It has a trackball with beacon-sense that allows it to perform different functions as commanded. With the use of this ball, you can be able to activate modes such as feeding, chasing, and dancing. It can also perform some hand gestures and trace paths.
2. Anki Overdrive Starter Kit
This toy comes packed with some realistic robotic supercars that can easily be controlled by use of a mobile device. It brings in a combination of fast cars and battlefield experience thus ensuring that kids enjoy a varied type of experience from the same toy. With this toy, one can be able to build as much as eight different battlefields with the starter kit equipment. With the battlefields ready you can then be able to race and even battle with either your friends or the al controlled cars. With this toy, it is also possible to expand the battlefield with other supercars and tracks!
1. Sphero BB-8 App-Enabled Droid
This toy has an authentic movement that can be controlled by use of a tablet or a smartphone. It is installed with some of the latest technologies allowing it to be capable of listening and responding to people’s voices. After interacting with the toy for some time, it usually tends to evolve and become more passionate to its user thanks to its brilliant designing. It has a camera on top of it where you can be able to record and watch some holographic videos. The BB-8 toy is compatible with both android and iOS devices and comes with a Bluetooth connectivity option. The BB – 8 toy has a maximum speed of 4.5 mph and hence you can always be sure that the toy will be safe around kids.