Holiday gifts ideas for Robogeeks – 2016
Robotic toys and gear are getting better every year! Need some gift ideas for that special robot geek in your life? We put together some favourite gift ideas, from stocking stuffers, amazing robot toys, and fingers-crossed wish list items. There’s something on this list for every budget! Don’t see what you’re looking for? Check out our gift list from last year and browse from our recommendations of 20 great books to hook kids and teens on robotics. Happy shopping!
Star Trek TOS Ships Holiday Sweater
$38.99 at ThinkGeek
Sock It To Me TRIFECTA OF ALL THAT IS AWESOME Womens Knee Socks
$12.00 at Amazon
$14.99 at TeeFury
Star Wars: AT-AT Hoth Unisex Knitted Christmas Sweater/Jumper
£36.99 at Merchoid.
Circuit Board Custom Christmas Stocking (Personalized – Single Sided)
$19.95 (plus shipping) at Amazon
$14.99 at TeeFury
Toys, games, and fun
A single costs $279 and a two-pack is $499. Mekamon: There are 500 limited edition MekaMon that can be pre-ordered today and will ship in January (after Christmas surprise?). Later in 2017 there will be more products released.
3DOODLER PEN – 3D printing pen
$49 – 249 at 3Doodler
$129.99 at Sphero+
$99 – 149 at Kamigami
$89.95 at Robotis
UBTECH Alpha 2 Intelligent Robot Voice System With HD 8MP Camera
£1926 at HobbyWOW
BB-8 App-Enabled Droid || Built by Sphero
$129.99 at Sphero
Propel’s Star Wars drone
pre-order: $299.99 at Propel
Wonder Workshop Dash Robot
$124.99 on Amazon
Currently the number one best seller and the price has dropped:
$139.99 at Amazon.
Anki Cozmo Robot
Pretty much the hottest toy item this year. Unfortunately, the last time I checked it seems to be sold out in most places!
$179.99 at Anki
Kits and learning bits
Little Bits Gizmo & Gadgets
SparkFun Inventor’s Kit – Special Edition
$89.95 at SparkFun
MaKey MaKey Classic and Makey Makey GO – An invention kit for everyone
Elegoo UNO Project Smart Robot Car Kit with Four-wheel Drives
£67.99 on Amazon