Your Account

(Your shopping cart is empty)

Store Categories

Newsletter

Email Signup




Home > Science Toys > Robots > Basic Robots
These are the robots that you put together and demonstrate their computing abilities!
Sort By:
Page of 1
Tumbling Robot
Tumbling Robot
Our Price: $12.95

The tumbling Robot can walk! No matter how falls and stumbles, the Tumbling Robot gets up without any help! How does the Tumbling Robot do it? The secret lies in its clever motion mechanism.


Insectoid
Insectoid
Our Price: $16.99

Construct this easy-to-build Insectoid! Discover the mechanisms behind robotic movement. It crawls, wriggles and walks!

Contains Body cover, body, leg link connector, motor with gear, large gear with crank, small gear, 2 terminal caps, 3 connecting caps, 2 washer screws, 9 screws, battery cover, short leg link, long leg link, 2 antennas, front leg, back leg and detailed instructions. Also needed but not provided: a cross-head screwdriver and a 1.5V AAA battery. It is approximately 28cm in length with antennas.
Remote Control Rattle Snake
Remote Control Rattle Snake
Our Price: $23.95

Commit a few pranks or just have regular fun with this IR remote
controlled snake! It moves like a real snake and its tongue moves in and
out while its tail shakes. Charges from USB, remote uses 3 AG13
batteries. Overall snake body length is 15". For ages 8+.
Strandbeest Model Kit
Strandbeest Model Kit
Our Price: $23.95

Build this Strandbeest kit yourself! It has a very interesting mechanism: blowing into the fan makes the animal start walking against the wind. The wind power is conveyed to the legs by 2 gears.

Height (back of the beast): 11cm (4.3")
Height (top of propeller): 17cm (6.7")
Width: 13cm (5.1")
Length: 20cm (7.9")

Email a question about this item
Bristlebot Classroom 25 Pack (classroom set)
Bristlebot Classroom 25 Pack (classroom set)
Our Price: $80.00

A Bristlebot is a small robot made by combining a toothbrush head and a vibrating pager motor.

The vibrations from the motor travel down the bristles and cause the brush to move and spin on flat surfaces. Build a Bristlebot in your home or classroom to teach basic engineering, motors, circuits, and physics concepts (i.e. balance principles).

Adjust different parts by bending, twisting, and angling the chenille stems into different positions and see how it affects the movement and direction of your Bristlebot.

Build time: 3 to 10 minutes Suitable for ages 5+ This kit comes with everything you need to build 25 Bristlebots! Parts Included: 25 pre-cut toothbrush heads 25 double-sided tape cubes 25 vibration motors 25 batteries 50 googley eyes 50 pipe cleaners.

Note: This item ships with a flat rate of $10.
IQ KEY 600 Robotic STEM Kit
IQ KEY 600 Robotic STEM Kit
Our Price: $89.00

The Perfect 600 comes with plans to build twenty different machines. Stimulate right brain creativity by encouraging your students to design and build machines of their own! Use the Perfect 600 to identify different simple machines that are working together to transfer and transform energy while having fun! When using the Perfect 600, students will learn about engineering and its applications. Design, build, and refine a device that uses energy, observe energy demonstrations and learn about energy conversion, circuits and using machines and energy for problem solving. The IQ Key Perfect 600 can be used to teach with Common Core, National Next Generation Science Standards, it also encourages STEM education. CE certified.

Requires 2 x AA batteries, not included.

Comes with a Teacher's Guide that encourages critical thinking and problem solving in combining science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).


Email a question about this item
PicoBot BristleBot Bunny Pack of 25
PicoBot BristleBot Bunny Pack of 25
Our Price: $100.00

  • Camps, scout troops, homeschool, libraries, after-school, STEM/STEAM groups, birthday party, and classroom activities.
  • Toys for boys and girls for 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 year old
  • Race or battle them against each other!
  • Comes with everything you need to build 25 complete Bunny Bristlebots
A PicoBot is a small robot inspired by BristleBots, which are made by combining a toothbrush head and a vibrating motor. The vibrations from the motor cause the PicoBot to move and spin on flat surfaces. Build a PicoBot in your home or classroom to teach basic engineering, motors, circuits, and physics concepts (i.e. balance principles). Adjust different parts by bending, twisting, and angling the chenille stems into different positions and see how it affects the movement and direction of your PicoBot. Build time: 3 to 10 minutes Suitable for ages 5+ This kit comes with everything you need to build 25 PicoBots! Parts Included: 25 3D-printed PicoBot bodies, 25 vibration motors, 25 batteries, 50 googley eyes, 50 pipe cleaners.

Note: This item has a flat shipping of $9.

Email a question about this item
fischertechnik Mechanic + Static 2.0
fischertechnik Mechanic + Static 2.0
Our Price: $122.00

fischertechnik Mechanic and Static 2 is the definitive technical construction set for future engineers and technicians. This comprehensive set explores how a shaft drive and/or manual transmission work; demonstrates the function of a planetary gear; and allows you to design a stable bridge. fischertechnik encourages young builders to learn a range of basic mechanical concepts, while assembling over 30 versatile models.

Discover the principles of technology through play! The fischertechnik Mechanic and Static 2 set provides access to the fischertechnik eLearning portal, which contains exciting, instructional activity information, videos and tutorials. With 500 fischertechnik parts, young builders can construct one of 30 different models as they explore mechanics and statics concepts.

Some of the models include:

  • Tractor model (examples of different transmissions)
  • Bridge model
  • Planetary Gear model
  • and many more!

Follow the detailed, step-by-step instructions to complete each model. Like many fischertechnik sets, young engineers are also encouraged to use what they've learned from the models to create their own designs. Use the 500 fischertechnik parts to design something new!

Best for ages 9+.


fischertechnik Super Fun Park
fischertechnik Super Fun Park
Our Price: $125.00

fischertechnik Super Fun Park is a complete construction set, designed to allow you to create your very own amusement park. As an advanced set with 660 fischertechnik parts, this collection of models helps young builders learn more about the fischertechnik building system and expand on their knowledge of simple machines. Build your own motorized ferris wheel, swing carousel and/or a twirling ride! These three models create a real fair atmosphere that inspires learning and engages play.

Learn to build, play and create with the Super Fun Park. Follow the detailed instructions to construct these three models:
  • Ferris wheel
  • Swing carousel
  • Twirling ride

These bright, fun models are simple enough for younger children, but also keep more experienced builders engaged with so many pieces and functionalities - adding a level of complexity. The ferris wheel model measures a diameter of over 50 cm (almost 20 inches) and is equipped with six gondolas - perfect for creating your own fair environment!

As an advanced fischertechnik set with 660 parts, the Super Fun Park set is great for young builders interested in learning how simple machines work. This set comes with an XS motor and batter tray for 9V block, battery not included.

fischertechnik BT Racing Set
fischertechnik BT Racing Set
Our Price: $215.00

The fischertechnik Bluetooth Racing Set is a complete set for building three innovative vehicles in the new fischertechnik design. The set contains over 350 pieces for building a racetrack, a roadster or a wheelie vehicle, which travels on its back wheels. The suspension system on the vehicles makes them suitable for any terrain. The vehicles can be operated by remote control or by Smartphone/tablet – with a range of up to 10 meters. The RPM of the gear motor and the servo steering angle can be freely adjusted from a distance.

Includes: play figure, Bluetooth remote control, receiver, servo, XM motor, and battery holder for 9V block (2 9V block batteries required – batteries not included)

Best for ages 7+.