10 Best Robot Kits For Beginners

Last Updated September 2020 Based on 4287 Reviews
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Elenco AmeriKit Learn to Solder Kit
Elenco Elenco AmeriKit Learn to Solder Kit
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9.9 Greet
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  • Learn to solder on the special practice section of your printed circuit board (PCB)
  • Polish your skills on the European siren circuit
  • Includes: solder, soldering iron and wire cutters
  • Use for all your soldering tasks
  • Ages 12 and up. SOLDERING REQUIRED
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Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Electronics Exploration Kit, Kids Building Projects Kits, Stem Engineering Toys for Kids 8+
Snap Circuits Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Electronics Exploration Kit, Kids Building Projects Kits, Stem Engineering Toys for Kids 8+
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  • With this building toy, young engineers can assemble over 100 different electronic circuit projects with just 30+ electronic parts.
  • Kids can construct working models of a photo sensor, a flashing light, an Adjustable-Volume siren and much more!
  • This stem kit comes with a clear, easy to understand illustrated instruction manual
  • No tools needed! All parts Just click together and support a vigorous STEM/ steam educational curriculum.
  • Learn by doing. Designed for young engineers 8+.
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Learn to Solder and Make a Robot Car Kit
WEmake Learn to Solder and Make a Robot Car Kit
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9.5 Greet
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  • Do it Yourself Robot Car Soldering Kit - D.I.Y.
  • Avoids objects and reacts to sharp sounds
  • Super fun introduction into the exciting world of electronics and robotics
  • INCLUDES: - 25W soldering iron with stand - Wire cutters - Safely glasses - Lead free solder
  • For more than 40 years Elenco strives for quality with value to make their products available for everyone
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14-in-1 Educational Solar Robot | Build-Your-Own Robot Kit | Powered by the Sun
OWI 14-in-1 Educational Solar Robot | Build-Your-Own Robot Kit | Powered by the Sun
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  • BUILD AND TRANSFORM A ROBOT - The 14-in-1 Educational Solar Robot kit allows your future engineer to build a robot and transform it to 14 different robot modes, with unique movements and designs. The robot can be changed from a running beetle, to a rowing boat, to a walking crab, or even to a zombie-chaser.
  • CHALLENGE AND EDUCATE - Curious learners will be challenged with building and interacting with the 14 different robot designs and functions. Boys and girls will learn about solar energy and robotics from the comfort of their home or classroom- while having tons of fun. This kit includes educational instructions and two levels of complexity for the robot builds.
  • POWERED BY THE SUN - With alternative energy playing such a pivotal role, there is no better time than now to start children on the path to learning basic concepts behind robotics and renewable energy resources. Fortunately, this product is powered by the sun, so there are no batteries required. The robot moves in the direct sunlight and allows kids to create and use their infinite imagination.
  • WORKS ON LAND OR IN WATER - The robot has modes that work in both the land or in water. Some modes will walk or crawl and others will float or swim. Explore mechanics and science on your tabletop, floor, pool or bathtub. Switch up your environment keeps this toy interesting for your child or student.
  • S.T.E.M. LEARNING - Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics; rather than teach the four methods as separate and individual subjects, STEM consolidates them into an interconnected learning standard based on real-world applications. Each Build-Your-Own Robot Kit is a working model that demonstrates STEM concepts for ages 10 and up.
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Dexter Industries GoPiGo3 Robot Beginner Starter Kit
Dexter Industries Dexter Industries GoPiGo3 Robot Beginner Starter Kit
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8.7 Very good
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  • GoPiGo is a robot car! The Starter Kit includes everything you need to get started from scratch including a GoPiGo3 Base Kit, Raspberry Pi, GoPiGo Servo Package, Distance Sensor, microSD Card (with our software), and Power Supply.
  • Program the robot in Python, C, and Scratch.
  • Visit our GoPiGo Product Support & Documentation page for step-by-step tutorials, technical specs, detailed product pictures, and sample code libraries.
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Elenco Teach Tech SolarBot.14, Transforming Solar Robot Kit, STEM Learning Toys for Kids 10+
Elenco Elenco Teach Tech SolarBot.14, Transforming Solar Robot Kit, STEM Learning Toys for Kids 10+
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8.3 Very good
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  • 14 in 1 different Robots that can operate on land water!
  • This solar powered robotic kit can be built into 14 different Robots, powered by the sun!
  • Future engineers will have endless fun building, rebuilding, and learning about solar power.
  • Solarbot. 14 is divided into two skill levels, so your young Builder is able to grow in their skills.
  • Learn by doing. Perfect for future engineers ages 10+.
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Elenco Teach Tech 'Mech-5', Programmable Mechanical Robot Coding Kit, STEM Building Toy for Kids 10+
Elenco Elenco Teach Tech "Mech-5", Programmable Mechanical Robot Coding Kit, STEM Building Toy for Kids 10+
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8 Very good
Product Highlights
  • Mech-5 is a one-of-a-kind Mechanical Coding Robot.
  • This mission-based, entry level robot is designed to inspire young engineers to learn about mechanical engineering principles and coding basics.
  • This stem robot can throw, lift, kick, draw, and more, All by snapping the Coding buttons onto the Coding wheel.
  • Build it. Code it. Watch it move!
  • Learn by doing. Geared toward future engineers ages 10+.
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Robot Building for Beginners, Third Edition (Technology in Action)
Apress Robot Building for Beginners, Third Edition (Technology in Action)
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7.7 Good
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  • Apress
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The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book: A Beginner's Guide to Building and Programming Robots
No Starch Press The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book: A Beginner's Guide to Building and Programming Robots
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7.5 Good
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  • No Starch Press
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How to Draw Cool Stuff: A Drawing Guide for Teachers and Students
CreateSpace Classics How to Draw Cool Stuff: A Drawing Guide for Teachers and Students
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7.4 Good
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  • Library Tales Publishing Incorporated

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