The Boost kit is a joy to put together and the easiest to program, and because it’s based on Lego, the possibilities for creative expansion are almost limitless. Recommended for ages 7 to 12.
*At the time of publishing, the price was $160.
The Lego Boost robotics kit offers the best overall experience for those with no programming experience who want to start building robots. The 847-piece kit consists of Lego pieces, so it’s the most fun and the easiest to build among kits of its size, thanks to Lego’s familiarity and versatility. The instructions for building and programming the robot come in a simple tablet app that even non-readers can follow. Its programmable sensors can detect movement, distance, and color. And the fact that the kit is Lego-based and any Lego block can work in a project means you have a massive…