top robot toys 2021
LEGO Star Wars R2-D2 75308
Celebrate Lucasfilm’s 50th Anniversary with the commemorative LEGO Star Wars R2-D2. Comprised of 2,314-pieces and standing a massive 12.5″ tall, the LEGO Star Wars UCS R2-D2 is the most accurate and biggest recreation of the iconic droid to date. It’s packed with cool features like a retractable mid-leg, rotating head and persicope, and a lightsaber hilt concealed within a secret compartment in R2-D2’s head. Unlike its blocky predecessor, it looks much smoother with newer techniques incorporated. It’s about as large, if not larger, than the 2012 UCS model. Additionally, it includes an exclusive R2-D2 minifigure and a special Lucasfilm 50th Anniversary LEGO brick. With an impressive new build that pushes boundaries of what is possible and a rewarding build, it’s a delightful gift for any Star Wars fan or collector.
Little Tikes Tobi 2 Robot Smartwatch
The Tobi 2 Robot Smartwatch lets kids play games against other Tobi 2 Robot Smartwatches, experience advanced graphics, and take photos with a built-in selfie-camera. It’s easy to use with an intuitive, kid-friendly touchscreen and an interactive learning robot that helps kids learn. Kids can learn to tell time as well as manage their time with a stopwatch, timer, alarm clock, calendar, and reminders. There’s even a calculator and plenty of learning games. It shoots pictures and 30 minutes of 320 x 240 video. Fitness games encourage kids to get up and active.
LEGO Star Wars D-O
With a monowheel design and its signature white and green colour scheme, kids can build the D-O droid from Star Wars with this 519-piece set. D-O’s head can be rotated left and right and tilted up and down and its antenna can be adjusted as well. It comes with a base for stabilization. It’s a fantastic model for showcasing to your friends
LEGO Mindstorms Robot Inventor
This 949-piece LEGO Mindstorms Robot Inventor kit lets you build 5 different robot models from a 4-legged walker to a bipedal wheeled robot that gives high-fives. What’s cool? You can program your robots to perform tricks — grabbing items, firing projectiles, avoiding obstacles, and playing various sports with a ball. The kit includes an Intelligent Hub block, 4 medium-angular motors, a colour and light sensor, and a distance sensor. You can even create your own robots and combine it with your Lego Technic and System pieces. The app supports Scratch and Python programming languages, which allows for open-ended creativity. It’s a fantastic kit for those interested in tinkering with robotics and programming.
LEGO Gear Bots
Fascinated by mechanics? LEGO Gearbots lets builders build 8 physics-driven kinetic creatures using LEGO technic bricks and papercraft. Young builders will learn about axels, cams, cranks, and how mechanical engineers use them in everyday machines! It’s perfect for aspiring mechanical engineers or LEGO fans alike.
Tamagotchi Star Wars: R2-D2
Star Wars’ beloved droid, R2-D2 is now a Tamagotchi digital pet. Available in two colour schemes – Classic White and Hologram, the gameplay stays true to the original. Train your R2-D2 pet in 19 different skills, take care of the droid by charging and cleaning it to maintain his happiness, and play 9 mini games (firefighting and Dejarik “holochess”). Interestingly, it’s the first official Tamagotchi to feature R2-D2. Neglect your droid too long and the Jawas may take him away. It’s a cool gift idea for any Star Wars fan.
LEGO Boost is a top contender for Toy of the Year honours thanks to its brilliant innovation and design. Build five different models from a robot to a working guitar and a cat. Lego Boost allows kids to bring their Legos to life with simple programming – adding personality, sound, and even motion. The set includes over 840 pieces. And the best part is you can combine with your own pieces to create your own designs.
The Labo Robot Kit allows kids to get creative and make their very own Toy-Con robot suit. What’s cool? After building it, you can wear it and play as the robot in the game. You can demolish anything in your path and tackle various challenges to gain new abilities. Creators can explore new ways to play with their robot and even create their own projects
Sphero SPRK+ is a programmable robot that teaches through coding and play. It’s offers a great introduction to coding. It offers programmable sensors like a gyroscope, accelerometer, motor encoders, and colourful LED lights. Kids can learn to program in blocky, which is easy for kids to quickly pick up. It connects to your smartphone or tablet via Bluetooth. Kids will have fun while developing creativity and problem-solving skills. The best part? Sphero has found a way to make learning fun and exciting. It’s perfect for those who love tinkering and fantastic for inspiring the creators of tomorrow.
DJI Robomaster S1
DJI’s Robomaster S1 is an educational robot for kids that you build, program, and battle other robots with. Overall, it feels solid and well-built. It’s not a kids’ toy. Although you can use virtual sticks in the app to control the robot like an RC vehicle, the separately sold Gamepad offers more precise controls. It is capable of recording 1080p video and shooting water beads through a turret. The coolest part? Kids can learn to program the robot in Scratch or Python. There are near limitless programming possibilities, making it a great value. While it won’t come cheap, the Robomaster S1 is an excellent introduction to the world of programming and robotics.
Fisher-Price 4-in-1 Ultimate Learning Bot
The 4-in-1 Ultimate Learning Bot grows with your child from infant to toddler to preschooler. Babies are encouraged to explore the various activities and build an interactive electronic robot buddy. It features over 120 songs, sounds, and phrases relating to numbers & counting, the alphabet, shapes, colours and more. Music and lights help to stimulate your child’s senses. It even encourages baby to crawl and get active.
Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends Bat-Tech Batbot
Imaginext Buzz Bot is a Buzz Lightyear-inspired robot combining a space station, launch pad, and playset all in one. Rotate the power pad to open the chest — revealing the Command Center complete with platforms and computer monitors to inspire create play. Prepare for battle! Fire projectiles from Buzz’s right arm and use his left arm for grabbing figures with the claw and dropping them into the cargo hold. With fixed wing glider clips and a 45-degree rotating torso, it’s perfect for recreating the action of the film. Buzz Bot also comes with a cute space alien figure to add to the play experience. Watch your child’s imagination soar to ‘Infinity and Beyond’!
Fisher-Price Imaginext Minions MinionBot
You’ve never quite seen anything like the Imaginext Minions MinionBot. This action-packed, 2-in-1 robot playset boasts punching action, a banana projectile launcher, spinning nun-chucks, and a lever to open and close the Minion’s eye. The complete set includes a Minion figure, 4 Banana disc projectiles, and 2 tool accessories to expand the storytelling fun. Kids will enjoy blasting projectiles at the baddies.
Special Operations Police Robot
In dangerous situations, the police robot is used. The robot can be transformed, and it can grip accessories and figures. Dimensions standing: Approx. 13 x 8 x 17.5 cm (LxDxH).
For particularly dangerous special operations the police use their practical police robot. A malicious bank robber tries to blast his way into the bank with explosives. But the policeman undaunted climbs into the robot’s cockpit and directly goes into the danger zone. Cleverly he steers the robot towards the bad guy and quickly uses his gripping arm to take the explosive device out of his hand. Then the fire devil is grabbed by the leg and transported to the nearest police station. The playset contains two PLAYMOBIL figures, a police robot with movable legs and arms, explosive device, warning sign, helmet, gloves and many other extras.