10 robotic toys for smart kids of 2020!

The 2020 has seen some notable additions to the consumer robot market! We have several entries in robotic toys,  in the robotic entertainment and in the smart home assistants ! Here is the list of the Top 10 robotic toys choosen by features & fun criteria!

We are here to help you to find the best robot for your home, for your kids or your partner ! It’s always better to be prepared with the perfect gift, instead of rushing to the last day :).

 

1st – Tobbie II

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tobbie-II-robot

Following the popularity of MoFUN diy kit (aka Tobbie )Tobbie II bring a great balance between fun and features : a full Micro:Bit processor as brain with a series of sensors like accelerometers, bluetooth connection, programmable LEDs, infrared sensors all packed in a cute robot. Tobbie II can be programmed using the Arduino Idle , Python or the included free mobile app using drag & drop coding blocks !

Features:

  • Comes as a assembly Kit with easy instructions for assembly
  • Controls using mobile app
  • Program it using Arduino IDE or Python
  • Explore and learn from it’s surrounding
  • Can move in all directions!

Find it here:

 

2nd – PIXI by Clementoni

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Pixy is a programmable robot toy by Clementoni ( for kids 8+). The robot has a color screen, that is used to interact and show emotions, also the robot is programmable via the mobile app and it has several games and “cubes” that give direct commands. Its colorful, easy to use , it works offline and has a free mobile app!

Features:

  • Pixy has 10 active game modes with special cubes
  • By inserting one of the cubes on his back, you enable games like :  line following, sumo, avoid obstacles, escape or follow a prey, dance or strike activity.
  • Control Pixy’s movements in Real Time
  • Take care of Pixy with games
  • learn “bloky” programming
  • Draw in your tablet and your painting will appear in the screen of the robot

Buy Pixy robot by Clementoni here:

Pixy App download here : Amazon Store

 

3rd – DJI Robomaster S1

DJI RoboMaster S1

The DJI RoboMaster S1 is a tank robot to assemble with kids and code into a “battle bot” for challenging friends!

The robot is camera-equipped remote-controlled car, built with the mature software technology available for DJI Drones :  the S1 can be driven using a mobile app, or coded to move on its own. It’s equipped with 31 sensors that help it map its environment, and it can move in 360 degrees thanks to omni-directional wheels

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robomaster-s1 plus with-controller

You can Buy Dji Robotmaster S1 Now !

4th – Marty the dancing robot

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Marty the dancing robot is fun to build , it has good step-to-step instructions and fun to code. It has a nice appearance and is nice to have sitting on the desk. Its movements  are particularly enjoyable, and a great dancer.

Marty the robot is a creation by the Dr Sandy Enoch , he came up with the idea of an assembly robotic kit, inspired to the opensource Otto DIY  and BOB ,  while completing his PhD at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.

Features:

  • came as an assembly kit with instructions
  • can run on RaspberryPi
  • Wifi controlled
  • x9 force sensor motors
  • Programmable using Blocky, Scratch, Python or Javascript
  • Orientation sensors and gyroscope
  • Can be customised using 3D printed parts or adding more sensors

Find Marty the Robot here :

 

5th – Boxer Robot

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Boxer Robot is a playful friend and also is an interactive remote control toy robot, it’s packed with lots of fun features and the cutest personality!
It will laughs, shouts, sings, dances, performs stunts and farts… really loudly!

Boxer Robot is similar to Anki Cozmo robot with a more playful and interactive personality!

Games Included:

  • soccer
  • actions
  • bowling
  • go kart
  • boxer

boxer robot

Buy Boxer Now

 

6th – Anki Cozmo

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The Anki Cozmo robot is fun right out of the box, but that’s just the beginning. His abilities and skills develop constantly with frequent app updates, to provide new ways to learn and play. We recommend Cozmo for a perfect Christmas Gift!

Features:

  • Face recognition software allows him to recognise faces and people
  • Controls and camera vision feed though the app
  • Play with you and interact it’s cube toys
  • Explore and learn from it’s surrounding
  • Program it using Code Lab

Buy Cozmo Now

 

 

 

8th – TacoBot

tacobot stackable coding robot
tacobot stackable coding robot

Tacobot is the world’s first stackable robot aiming to bring kids an intuitive and interesting way to learn and play. Like the famous LEGO, the  robot’s components motors, head, arms, sensors are “blocks” with different color and different function that can be stacked to make behave the robot in different ways!

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The kit include everything you need to start, just stack your component and play!

Buy Tacobot Stackable Coding Robot here!

 

 

9th – Cubee dancing robot

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Cubee  is a cute baby robot that dance, tell stories and play music! You can move it around  with the remote and change it’s expression. Differently to more more expensive and complex robot ( similar to  Boxer Robot and Aniki Vector)  Cubee doesn’t interact when not utilized but more oriented to a kid toys than a robot.

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You can buy Cubee Robot  here from our sponsored link or  from Aliexpress

 

9th – MiBro

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MiBro kid’s remote robot isn’t just a robot you watch, he’s a robot that’s totally under your control at your wishes!

Using his remote control you can communicate with them from a distance of 10 meters .

You can change MiBro’s voice using MiBro’s voice changer function and you can choose the Normal voice function or using MiBro’s Helium voice.

Accessories includes :

  • blaster gun to shot other robots
  • ball  for playing with friends
  • a trail to carry items around your home with your MiBro!

Buy MiBro Now

 

10th – KittenBot OTTO

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This easy-to-build robotic kit from KittenBot inspired to the OTTODIY opensource project is perfect for clever kids!

You will build your KittenBot-Otto and its personality :  learn the logical connection between code and action, and by assembling to understand how its components works.

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You can buy KittenBot-OTTO-robotic-kit here!

 

Marco

•About Me: Hi, my name is Marco Gallo, I'm a tech enthusiasts and Software Developer . Robots have been my passion since I was a child! •PersonalRobots Mission : We will guide you in choosing the perfect domestic robot, check our robot reviews! Learn with us how to build your robot and check our opensource robotic project :)

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