Updated December 04, 2017 by Jeff Newburgh

The 10 Best Programmable Robots

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We spent 23 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top picks for this wiki. If you'd like to spark your child's imagination, give him or her the freedom to explore through interactive play and the power of learning with one of these programmable robots. Many can be controlled from a mobile device and are designed to teach your growing kids the basics of coding, problem solving, engineering, and even design. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best programmable robot on Amazon.

10. Ozobot Bit

9. WowWee Coder MiP

8. Meccano Micronoid

7. SGile Interactive

6. Recon 6.0 Rover

5. Tenergy Tomo

4. Parallax ActivityBot

3. Makeblock Ultimate 2.0

2. Wonder Workshop Dash & Dot

1. Lego Mindstorms EV3


Jeff Newburgh
Last updated on December 04, 2017 by Jeff Newburgh

Jeff is a dedicated writer and communications professional from San Francisco with a bachelor of arts in anthropology from UC Berkeley. He began his career in computer consulting and later branched out into customer service. Jeff focuses on making complex topics easy to understand. With over 10 years' experience in research, his relentless curiosity fuels a love of writing and learning how things work, and has helped to build expertise in categories such as heavy-duty power tools and computer equipment. Jeff's passion for animals affords him a strong understanding of pet products, including dog houses, beds, and grain-free foods. When he's not writing, he prefers spending time with his family and three dogs, while kicking back and relaxing with a nice glass of red wine.


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