If your little ones are already showing signs of loving the lights, sounds and action that can be found in scientific, high tech and otherwise cool robot toys for kids, consider how much they will love these fun and educational robotic picks. The kids will be delighted to play and interact with these new best friends, as they talk, sing, dance and teach them invaluable mobile and stimulating skills.
While all of these robot toys are cool, here are the top picks based on age and benefits for both kids and parents. From toddlers to preschoolers to adults who are kids at heart, everyone will love these cool robot toys!
These robot toys are for youngsters between the ages of 3 and up, unless otherwise noted.
Cool Robot Toys #1 RC Robot, SGOTA Multi-Functional Remote Control Robot Intelligent Educational Mini Dancing Robot (with Music and Lighting)
Remote control robot toys are cool because you can operate the toy from a distance, and kids are fascinated by that alone. One such popular, kid favorite in remote-controlled, high tech toys is the RC Robot, SGOTA Multi-Functional Remote-Control Robot Intelligent Educational Mini Dancing Robot (with Music and Lighting).
This small robot is great for toddlers and preschoolers who can prepare for school with this educational toy. Among the many features of this robot, it has a built-in sensor to avoid running into walls and objects. It can be programmed to move forward, back, raise its legs, dance, play music, light up with LED lights and even tell stories.
Powered by a re-chargeable lithium battery, this robot will tell you when he’s running low on juice. The RC Robot, SGOTA Multi-Functional Remote-Control Robot Intelligent Educational Mini Dancing Robot is easy to assemble and can be programmed via an app downloaded on your mobile phone.
- Improved communication skills
- Listening Skills and Storytelling
- English language
- Social interaction
- Motor skills
The only one here is that your child will never want to stop playing with this robotic charmer!
Cool Robot Toys #2 WomToy WTR3 Robot
When it comes to robot toys, it’s truly a toss-up as to which is more fun; building or playing with it. If out-of-the-box, ready-to-play is for you, the WomToy WTR3 Robot is an excellent selection.
This is a mini robot which is small enough to fit in your child’s pocket! Although it is small, it is well-built, durable and travels well. There are no small parts to break off, which is perfect for kids as young as 4 or 5 years old.
The WomToy WTR3 Robot docks with a Bluetooth app on your mobile phone. It can also be paired with other robots in companion mode for even more fun and interaction.
This clever robot responds to noises that your child makes naturally such as clapping, tapping, stamping their feet and talking. Your child will have a blast singing and dancing along with this robot, as well as hearing their recorded voices played back to them. The face lights up and it’s always ready to move, speak and interact whenever your child is ready.
The WomToy WTR3 Robot is an excellent mini robot that kids of all ages will truly enjoy playing with. It will attract and hold their attention, plus teach them something along the way.
- Expression (speaking, singing skills)
- Encourages physical activities such as dancing and clapping
- Social Interaction
- Slightly loud
- Downloading the app can be confusing
Cool Robot Toys #3 JIMITE Remote Controlled Robot
Remote-controlled kids’ robots are fun to play with…with or without the remote! The JIMITE Remote Controlled Robot scores a homerun with both boys and girls because there is so much this little robot can do. Kids as young as 3 years old will find this robot fun and fascinating. The robot can be operated by remote control or even using hand gestures, which makes it very easy for even little kids to play with.
Some of the functions of the JIMITE Remote Controlled Robot include walking, talking, turning, singing and dancing. It can be programmed to move in four different directions, and slides along on well-designed treads. This robot lights up to catch and keep attention. There are about 50 programming modes to command the robot to perform multi tasks such as walking forward, turning left, walking backwards, etc.
With LED light-up eyes, flexible, movable joints, the kids will enjoy hours of educational fun with this toy.
The JIMITE Remote Controlled Robot is educational, engaging and fun! Truly a fun toy whether playing manually or with the remote control. A kid and parent-tested and approved robot!
- Social Skills
- Music and Songs
- Scientific concepts
- Motor Skills
- Limited LED colors when lit up
- Charger may be hard to replace if broken
Robot Kits for Kids
Cool Robot Toys #4 LEGO Creator Robo Explorer 31062 Robot Toy
There are great toys in the robot kits for kids’ section such as the LEGO Creator Robo Explorer 31062 Robot Toy. This is a hands-on toy kids love because they can actually build their own toy! This increases a sense of confidence and motor skills, in addition to teaching kids how to build and create things.
After completing easy assembly, this robot’s head, body and arms can be manually moved. The robot’s best feature, other than the green eyes, is its searchlight and claw. Recommended for the 7-12 age group, some kids as young as 5 or 6 have been able to build the LEGO Creator Robo Explorer 31062 Robot Toy with help from their parents.
Playing with the LEGO Creator Robo Explorer 31062 Robot Toy offers up a great way to spend time and bond with your kids to create a great toy and memories!
- Eye/Hand Coordination
- Self Confidence
- Following directions
- Not programmable, manual only working robot
- Treads come loose/fall off if handled roughly
- Missing parts
Cool Robot Toys #5 Wonder Workshop Dot Creativity Kit Robot
There’s no doubt that building things like robots, toys for kids and other created-from-scratch projects are educational while building them. But the bigger benefit may be the pride in playing with something you’ve built by hand. That’s why the Wonder Workshop Dot Creativity Kit Robot is a hands-down favorite.
With no assembly required, the Wonder Workshop Dot Creativity Kit Robot is a 2017 Parents’ Choice Gold Award Winner.
Recommended for ages 5 and up, this robot is the perfect companion to hang out with and play games. The kit comes with 20 “project cards” so your kids can play games like Hot Potato or Duck Duck Goose.
Pair with other available accessories and your kids can turn Dot into a security device for their room or even a very cool robotic lamp. There are also stickers and costumes to customize Dot and program stories or play time around Dot’s identity.
Wonder Workshop Dot Creativity Kit Robot is compatible with Kindle, Android and iOS devices
Wonder Workshop Dot Creativity Kit Robot is a great little robot that kids will love and play with well past their preschool years.
- Social skills
- Following directions
- Difficulty setting up apps
- Quality of kit accessories
ROBOT FACTS FOR KIDS
While building or playing with your cool robot toys, share some interesting robot facts for kids like…
What was the first TV cartoon show starring a robot?
When my son was growing up and we would work on projects like this, I’d share some nerdy facts with him. At age 15, he still remembers those nerdy facts today! Oh, and the answer is Rosie the Robot, from the 1962 cartoon, The Jetsons.
If you want to open the box, get right to it and play, your best bet is the WomToy WTR3 Robot. This robot is highly interactive and there is a lot it can do to capture and keep your child’s attention. It is an exceptional educational robotic toy for ages 3 and up.