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Make STEM Fun with These Kids Robotics Kits

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Learning the basics of STEM — science, engineering, technology and math — is critical for kids entering an increasingly tech-focused future. But rather than simply having them read books, you can make the entire experience immersive with a fun robotic kit that gives them hands-on exposure to the worlds of science and technology.

Along with the hands-on experience, this robotic kit for kids helps introduce youngsters to coding. The root can be reconfigured into five models and is ideal for kids ages 7 to 12.

Parents will like that this robotic kit for kids ages 12 and up comes with everything needed to build a robot. But more importantly, this is a great screen-free activity since it comes with a remote control.

Note that this robotic kit for kids requires batteries and an iPhone or Android smartphone with Bluetooth 4.0 or later in order to operate the gauntlet and input commands through the proprietary app.

We like that this robotic kit for kids is solar-powered so no batteries are needed. And it’s designed to work on land and in the water, too. Along with STEM, children learn problem-solving skills from this kit.

This robotic kit for kids teaches problem-solving as well as critical-thinking skills. This pick includes everything needed to build all of the configurations.

Expert Commentary

With STEM fields becoming ever more important, they are also becoming more complex. To prepare our children for their futures, robotics kits allow them to explore the fundamentals of STEM concepts in a fun way. There’s a robotics kit for any age group or experience level so you can get your children interested in and inspired by this growing, essential field.

Our Expert Consultant

Melissa Spurling

Melissa holds a doctorate in pharmacy and is a home educator, co-teaching a high school chemistry class and a primary school class. Having taught two of her own children to read, write and traverse Singapore Math, Melissa has spent hundreds, if not thousands of hours researching and testing curriculum.


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