Build your own walking robot and experiment with mechanical motion! This robotics kit walks you through wiring up the motor and linking up the legs to get your ‘bot to walk. Then make it your own using the templates included or materials from home. You’re the robot engineer, so you get to decide!
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Why it’s awesome
Use real electronic components to make mechanical motion.
Build and tinker
Create a custom skin for your robot and make it your own.
Meet a bunch of real-life ‘bots to step into robot engineering.
Engineering + design
From the desk of the product designer:
Behind the design
“Our design was inspired by old-fashioned, wind-up table toys. But this retro robot has a bunch more stamina, thanks to its motor and cams! ”
- KiwiCo Product Designer
By the numbers
Designs tested before the final design
Contestants in the secret DIY competition
Robots that escaped during testing