11 Easy, Budget-Friendly Robotics Project Ideas for Kids

By Robert Minkoff for makeusof.com

Robots have become popular in today’s world. By looking at how they impact our daily lives both economically and socially, it’s clear that parents need to make their kids technologically prepared for the present and future. Through robotic projects, kids can learn the basic concepts of engineering, science, and physics.

Almost all tasks require rudimentary items, although you should keep a watchful eye if you have younger kids. Here’s are 11 amazing robotic projects that will enhance the patience, creativity, and ingenuity of your kids.

Introduce your kid to basic engineering with this easy-to-implement and fun project. They’ll need readily available items like four AA batteries, a DC motor, one pop can, one battery holder, and popsicle sticks.

No coding skills are required, making it ideal for kids with little to no experience with computers. However, it’s best to supervise younger kids since they’ll use tools like scissors and an X-Acto knife to cut the pop can. The robot leaps and jumps like a frog, something that will amuse young makers.

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