2017 Gift Guide: STEM toys for kids

mBot robot kit

The mBot is a STEM Educational Robot Kit that gives you hands on experience in programming, electronics and robotics. It contains 38 assembly parts that can be assembled in 10 minutes and color-labeled RJ25 ports for convenient wiring. A drag-and-drop graphical programming software makes it quick and easy for the user to learn programming, control the robot and realize multiple functions of the robot. $99.99

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