SunFounder Arduino Robot Kit – A Cool DIY Robot for Kids
I remember myself using Arduino Uno for an LED cube project and believe me, you can do almost anything with it. When you combine this with DIY kit, even small kids can easily program interactive robots. Having said that, Sunfounder, a very well known manufacturer of STEM gadgets and DIY kits has a wide range of products that use Arduino to build crazy toys and robots. This Arduino robot kit is one of them.
This robot kit features an Arduino nano board, an ultrasonic sensor at the front (the scary looking eyes in the top) and a few servo motors. This is a DIY robotic kit which means you should build it yourself. Fret not, even a small kid could do these construct these DIY kits with ease. The robot could walk like a person, make hand movements and probably it could dance too! It is equipped with an obstacle avoidance feature as well. This programmable robot kit would be a perfect gift for a kid, who is interested in STEM-related stuff.
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- Easy to assemble
- High Performance 9G servo motors
- Obstacle avoiding
- Learn to code easily
4.1 / 5
Editor's QuoteA Very useful STEM Robot that stimulates ideas in Kids
6 in 1 Pocket Multitool Pen
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Original Fidget Cube – An All-in-One Fidgeting Toy
Here is a successor of fidget spinner - Original Fidget cube. This cube has various satisfying fidgets. You can do your fidgeting without disturbing others. Moreover it is easy to carry and costs just $10. But be aware of its addiction !!! What is Fidget Cube? It is an unusually addicting, high-quality desk toy designed to help you focus. Fidget at work, in class, and at home in style. Fidget Cube has six sides. Each side features something to fidget with: Click. Glide. Flip. Breathe. Roll. Spin. It offers numerous ways to satisfy your fidgeting impulses, with features that range from totally silent (like the Breathe side) all the way to others that give a satisfyingly tactile and audible response (like the Click side). Fidget Cube Collectibles feature a character likeness, which also doubles as the Spin side of the Cube. Build your collection and display the entire Marvel Fidget Cube series! With a variety of
Clip on Strainer – Useful Kitchen Gadget
DateOctober 21, 2018 CategoryKitchen Gadgets, Gadgets on Amazon, Gadgets Under $50 TagsKitchen Gizmo
This amazing kitchen tool is an extremely useful product if you are like me who always slips some fruits or veggies while cleaning them. It always happens to me when I am soaking fruits or veggies. This accessory is a perfect match to minimize these losses while washing food. Here are the product features, you might know. The specially designed clips will fit nearly all round pots, pans, and bowl (even the ones with a lip). Completely BPA Free, Dishwasher safe and FDA approved. Made from top-quality silicone only the original Snap'n Strain will have the durability to last for many years. Will withstand the straining of heavier foods like potatoes. This product is priced at around $15 but I am pretty sure it is on Aliexpress for $3 because its just a piece of silicone.
Tile Pro – Bluetooth Tracker, Keys Finder and Item Locator
DateOctober 22, 2018 CategoryGadgets Under $50, Gadgets for Men, Gadgets on Amazon TagsBluetooth Tracker
Always forget where your keys are? Misplaced mobile phones? Finding them has become easy. Here is a really cool Bluetooth Tracker that can locate your keys, phones, pets, bags, toys and the list goes on. See where you had it last. The easy-to-use, free Tile app remembers the last time and place it saw your Tile, so if you left it somewhere, you’ll always know where to look. Find your phone. Can't find your phone? Simply double-press the button on your Tile Mate to make your phone ring -even on silent! Water-resistant: Up to IP67 standards. Sound: ~80-decibel melody Use your smartphone to make your Tile Pro ring when it’s nearby. Your Tile isn’t where you left it? You can anonymously enlist help in the Tile community. With over 5 million Tile devices sold, it is the world’s largest lost and found network.
ULANZI Handheld Video Rig Steadicam
DateDecember 18, 2018 CategoryGadgets Under $50, Gadgets on Amazon, Smartphone Accessories TagsDSLR Accessories, gopro accessories
Triple 3 Shoe Mounts Video Action Stabilizing Handle Grip Rig for iPhone 7 Plus Canon Nikon Sony DSLR Camera / Camcorder This is an updated version that is made of High-grade ABS impact-absorbent plastic Perfect low angle shooting and universal for Smartphones/DSLR cameras/Camcorders or for GoPro cameras Removable Triple 3 Shoe Mounts - Can attach your LED video light and Microphone at the same time Standard 1/4-20 thread - Compatible with all the tripods with 1/4'' screw Perfect support low angle shot for Vlogging, Action Video, Wedding Videomakers, or Phone Filmmakers
All-new Echo Dot (3rd Gen)
DateOctober 17, 2018 CategorySmart Home Devices, Gadgets on Amazon, Gadgets Under $50 TagsAlexa, Amazon Echo
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Vegetable Shaped Mechanical Kitchen Timer
DateOctober 30, 2018 CategoryGadgets under $10, Gadgets on Amazon, Kitchen Gadgets TagsCheap Kitchen Timer, Golandstar Cute Cartoon Vegetables Timer
If you are someone who forgets everything, this kitchen timer is for you. The Golandster timer comes in cute vegetable shapes and the timer goes up to 60 minutes. Since it is mechanical, there is no need for batteries. Also, this kitchen tool is so cheap that you can grab one for less than $10. How to Use? To set time, you need to turn it clockwise to your desired time stamp (max 60 minutes). This enables the mechanical rotor to get the necessary clockwork power which slowly turns in the anti-clockwise direction until the desired time is hit.
Evo Smartphone Connected Coding Robot Toy
DateFebruary 17, 2019 CategoryGadgets for Kids, Cool Gadgets, Gadgets on Amazon TagsCool Robots, Evo Coding Robot Review, Evo Robot Toy Features, Gadgets for Kids, Kids Gift Ideas, kids toys
21st generation kids are so lucky to have these kinds of futuristic gadgets but the back old days were different. I couldn't even get a motorized toy when I was a kid, leave apart a coding toy ????. Evo is a cool smartphone-connected toy that enables your kids to play in many ways but at the same time, the gadget tries to instill coding habits and interests in the kids. If your kid is towards STEM, this gadget could pump up the interest for sure. A bunch of things including the line following robot can be coded using Evo. Their user-friendly mobile app interface allows you to drag and drop the code snippets. Costing under $100, the gadget could be a good gifting idea for a kid.