VEX Robotics make great gifts | Tales of a Ranting Ginger

VEX Robotics make great gifts

A few years back we were sitting around and a show on battling robots came on. My kids could not get enough of it. They loved seeing all the behind the scenes workings of the robots. They were intrigued with the building and designing of each one. My one son even attended a workshop to build robots and compete against others. He really enjoyed it.

Having four kids I see every day how they are so different from each other. Two of them love to take things apart and build anything they can. They can fix anything that is broken and enjoy learning.

I know these two will enjoy receiving the VEX Robotics for Christmas this year.

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VEX® Robotics Snap Shot™

Wield the power to defend your turf by building your own handheld space blaster! Sneak up on friend or foe with the VEX® Robotics Snap Shot™. Watch as the ammo drops down and secures into position. Lock target, aim, and send projectiles flying over ten feet for long-range attacks!

Open construction with snap-together pieces allows for a glimpse at the planetary gears and real working shock absorber style springs. Learn how simple gear ratios and spring energy ensure that no one down range is safe. VEX Robotics is dedicated to teaching kids the science behind the fun through hands-on learning with its STEM based robotics construction kits. Assemble and annihilate.

VEX Robotics Snap Shot (CDN $27.99) is compliant with CPSIA standards. Includes 4 blaster balls. Batteries not required. Available at Toys R Us, Mastermind Toys and HEXBUG.com. Ages 14 and up.

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VEX® Robotics Zip Flyer™

Ready? Set. Take to the sky! Introducing the VEX® Robotics Zip Flyer™, a re-envisioned take on airborne adventures. This robotic gadget is capable of shooting propellers over 30 feet in the air! Pull the zip-cord stick to release, the faster you pull, the higher they’ll go. The excitement doesn’t stop there, the VEX Robotics Zip Flyer can be built for both hand-held and tabletop action. Two ways to build, two ways to launch.

Once it’s up and running, this model is fun for hours. VEX Robotics is dedicated to promoting the rewarding and exciting hands-on learning that comes from its STEM-based construction kits. Challenge yourself and your friends, how far can you make your propellers travel?

VEX Robotics Zip Flyer (CDN $18.19) is compliant with CPSIA standards. Includes 3 propeller flyers. Batteries not required. Available at Toys R Us, Mastermind Toys and HEXBUG.com. Ages 14 years and up.

Gifts that keep kids busy and keep their mind working are perfect to give. I know mine will be thrilled to see these on Christmas morning.

Check out HEXBUG.com for more about these and other great toys from HEXBUG

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