Bristlebots: How to build a robot with your kids

Are you looking for cheap toys that will keep your children entertained, and provide a valuable learning experience? This episode of Gear Daddy talks about building your own battery powered toy robots known as Bristlebots. These electronic toys combine a battery powered offset motor and a toothbrush to make robotic toys for kids. Brisltebots are fun learning toys that teach your kids about robotics, and teach them how to build your own. You can build your own Bristlebots by heading to Radio Shack and checking out Make Magazine, or buy the Invasion of the Bristlebots book. Its a great way to learn how to build a robot with your kids and is sure to provide hours of cheap entertainment. Gear Daddy ep 535 is brought to you by BabyBjorn Distributed by Tubemogul.

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9 thoughts on “Bristlebots: How to build a robot with your kids

  1. You can get them at …
    You can get them at Radio Shack. Tiny oscillating motors. I think they cost about $5.

  2. awesome robot!!!!!! …
    awesome robot!!!!!!! i made one and its so insanely cool! =]

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