Nifty mini-robots you can build

Part puzzle, part science, part creativity and all fun, the Geeek Club launched a Kickstarter campaign to help make high-tech more accessible by creating fun robot kits that blur the line between playtime and serious engineering. The Kickstarter was a success — and now, you can be a creator of robots yourself with the Geeek Club Robot Construction Kit.

With this set, you get a collection of seven different NanoBots, each gathered in a wrapper that looks like a package of baseball cards. But inside are all the pieces you need to assemble a cool little robot. 

From 70 different robot parts and 250 different components, each robot is a creation in itself. With light sensors and vibro-motors, these robots intelligently move toward any light source, giving you endless amusement and an amazing conversation starter — not to mention building out your engineering and problem-solving skills.

In addition to step-by-step instructions, you'll also get instructional videos from the robot inventors, explaining exactly how the robot works, but more importantly, why it works. You'll actually be learning the principles of robotics and engineering as these mini mechanical creatures spring to life. Heck, this project will even teach you how to solder.

For an inquisitive kid or for an equally inquisitive big kid, this complete Geeek Club Robot Construction Kit project will probably be one of the most fun adventures you'll have sitting in front of a desk.

Right now, you can not only get the entire kit for $40 off the regular price, you can also use the coupon code GOFORIT15 during checkout and knock another 15 percent off your total. That makes your final price just $50.15.

Prices are subject to change.

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