Discovery & Mindful Solar Robot Creation Kit

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Rating:
  • Editor Rating
  • Rated 3.5 stars
  • Girls Rating
  • Girls Rated 3.5 stars

STEM toys are all the rage today. Discovery & Mindful Solar Robot Creation Kit is a great toy to learn all the basic about the STEM concepts.

Milestones:


Criteria:
78
Overall
  • Necessity
    Editor: 75%
  • Quality
    Editor: 65%
  • Size
    Editor: 80%
  • Educational Value
    Editor: 85%
  • Sibling Friendly
    Editor: 85%

Pros

  • Innovative
  • Educational
  • Fun to Built

Cons

  • Solar Battery Does not work properly
  • Too many very small parts
  • Hard to follow instructions

STEM is the new buzz word. It stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. These subjects have always been important but it is just now they got a fancy title. All girls and boys need to be exposed to these areas in their daily lives and play time. Discovery & Mindful Solar Robot Creation Kit is a great idea that just needs to be executed better.

The battery needs to bigger, the parts should also not be this small and the manual should be more clear.

From manufacturer: 

From the Discovery and Mindful Collection. Challenge your engineering skills and expand your creativity with our complete solar robot kit.

    • Includes 190 easy build pieces, 12 solar robot designs in all
    • For ages 8 and up
    • No batteries needed

Age Range

8 years-unlimited

Detailed Review

Product Type

Nice to Have

Size/Dimensions

4.5 x 2.4 x 12.8 inches

Packaging-Front

Discovery & Mindful Solar Robot Creation Kit

Packaging-Back

Discovery & Mindful Solar Robot Creation Kit

Holding the Robot

Discovery & Mindful Solar Robot Creation Kit

View from the Side

Discovery & Mindful Solar Robot Creation Kit

View from the Top

Discovery & Mindful Solar Robot Creation Kit

Popular Brand/Availability in every store: No

Available in select toy stores and Hudson Bay

Where to buy

Hudson’s Bay

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Ingredients/Materials

Includes 190 easy build pieces, 12 solar robot designs in all

Necessity Scale-3

Building toys are very important for kids to have as they are growing up. It is important to encourage girls to play with these types of toys to develop their scientific and critical thinking skills.

Price/Budget

Medium around $30-35

Siblings Friendly-Can engage together

Older siblings can build the toys with their younger siblings watching and explaining how parts work. It is not recommended to even assemble the toy with kids younger than 4 given the numbers and size of the parts. Even if 1 or 2 parts are lost the toy will not be assembled.

Durability/Multi Kid Survivor/Longevity Scale 3

Due to the complexity of assembly and the size of the parts it is unlikely that this toy will be used by another sibling. The parts will most likely be lost or it will be broken.

Development Friendly-Helps with specific skills

This a great toy to help kids learn how to built complete projects from ground up and follow detailed instructions. It also teaches kids about gears, energy and other key scientific concepts.

Girl Friendly

This product can be used for any gender.

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