Tag: Insectbot

Building a robot kit with my son [video]

The other day, I was online searching for cool gadgets when I stumbled upon this very cool Arduino-based robot kit by DFRobot. It’s like an insect, and that’s probably why they call it an Insectbot. This robot is a do-it-yourself kit for kids from the age of 6, but I thought that if I helped him, my 4-year-old son Vico would enjoy the process of building as well. So I bought it. In this blog post, I’ll tell you the story of how our Insectbot (who my son named Olika Bolika) came to life. (more…)