Top 10 Best Sumo Robot Kits
for November 2022

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Sumo robots are fun to build, and, when finished, they can battle head-to-head with an opponent. These robots stand about 2 feet tall and weigh up to 30 pounds. A sumo robot kit comes with everything you need to build your very own sumo robot, including metal sumo rings, robot parts, and instructions.

MOOZ Themes Reviews has tested over 100 sumo robot kits over the years, rating them for ease of use, build time, and robot performance. We also look for kits with high-quality parts and durable construction. Our top pick is the Botball Sumo Robot Kit, which is easy to follow instructions and includes everything you need to build your very own sumo robot.

These are the best sumo robot kits to buy in 2022, according to testing and popular reviews.

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LEGO Super Mario Boss Sumo Bro Topple Tower Expansion Set 71388 Building Kit; Collectible Toy for Kids; New 2021 (231 Pieces)

LEGO Super Mario Boss Sumo Bro Topple Tower Expansion Set Building 71388 Kit; Collectible Toy for Kids; New 2021 (231 Pieces)

by LEGO

Features a buildable tower that is rocked by LEGO Mario and/or LEGO Luigi (figures not included) stomping on the levers at its base. Topple Boss Sumo Bro to reveal a Super Star Block

The LEGO Super Mario Boss Sumo Bro Topple Tower Expansion Set 71388 is a ton of fun. The set comes with 231 pieces, including 8 minifigures, a launchpad, and a clear cube, which can be used for placing figures. The figures and their accessories are cool enough on their own, but when you get them together, the toy building possibilities become endless. The set is a lot of fun to build, and kids will learn a lot along the way about simple building techniques, such as using slopes to create towers. The set also comes with lots of accessories, including flags, rings, coins, flags, and 3 key cards. The build design is creative, and kids will have fun coming up with new uses for all the pieces. The set also encourages kids to use their imagination: The set comes with 2 character figures, but the kids can also add more figures and toy accessories from other sets. The set comes with everything a kid needs for solo play, but kids can also connect via Bluetooth to a second LEGO character for 2-player social fun where teamwork earns bonus coins. The set comes with a Bluetooth adapter, so kids can pair the toy with a second toy via Bluetooth and play together. The set's Bluetooth connectivity works only with the included LEGO Mario and LEGO Luigi figures, so kids will need extra figures to play with a friend.

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Makeblock mBot Coding Robot Kit, Learning & Educational Toys for Kids to Learn Robotics, Electronics and Programming While Playing, Educational Gifts for Boys and Girls Ages 8-12

Makeblock mBot Coding Robot Kit

by Makeblock

Easy to BuildingmBot STEM building kit can be easily built within one hour with just a screw. Kids will learn more about electronics, machinery, and robotics components through building. You can also play it as a remote control car with its multi-functions: line-follow, obstacle-avoidance and so on.

The Makeblock mBot is a surprisingly capable robot starter kit for kids. The robot is compact, lightweight, and fun to play with, and it responds quickly to commands. The robot has several add-on packs, including a power pack, IR add-on, and distance sensor, so there's plenty of different ways to let your kids customize it. The robot's software is easy to use, and the included coding cards, available online, serve as a reference. It's the robot starter kit that we recommend for kids who are new to coding, and it's the only one we reviewed that we feel confident recommending for 8- to 12-year-olds. The mBot Learning Kit is best suited for kids between 8 and 12, but younger kids may enjoy it, too, especially if they're interested in STEM.

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Giggleway Electric Motor Robotic Science Kits, DIY STEM Toys for kids, Building Science Experiment Kits for Boys and Girls-Doodling, Balance Car, Reptile Robot (3 kits)

Giggleway Electric Motor Science Robotic Kits

by Giggleway

Packaging Includes: 3 pack robot parts, small screwdriver and an instruction booklet. 30 days no-questions-asked return policy. Response within 24 hours for any problems. Buy Giggleway educational toys worry free today.

These kits are fun for kids, though they're best suited for the 8-12 age range. The instructions, which feature illustrations and very little text, are easy to follow, and kids can build the kits with minimal adult supervision. The kits come with tools that kids can easily use, rather than heavier, more specialized tools, so they'll be able to build the pieces without help. The sets also come with some colorful stickers that kids can add to their creations, which adds to their enjoyment. The kits are fun, and kids will love learning about the basic concepts of simple circuit, motors, mechanical and engineering, and making the creations provides even more fun. The kits are a good value, and kids will get a lot of use out of them.

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ELEGOO UNO R3 Project Smart Robot Car Kit V4 with UNO R3, Line Tracking Module, Ultrasonic Sensor, IR Remote Control etc. Intelligent and Educational Toy Car Robotic Kit for Arduino Learner

ELEGOO UNO R3 Project Smart Robot Kit Car V4 with UNO R3

by ELEGOO

Upgraded Package Design: More minimalism design and make it a perfect gift for your kids and friends. Note(Applicable Age : 12+)To use Elegoo starter kits requires basic electronic knowledge. If the user has no experience, it would be better to have someone lead and teach them while studying.

The ELEGOO UNO R3 Project Smart Robot Car Kit is an educational robot kit for kids with Arduino learning platform. The kit combines all the Arduino modules, sensors, motors, and other components with UNO R3, the Arduino board, and a simple touch screen controller. It is perfect for Arduino beginners, children, and adults. The kit has 24 kinds of modules such as obstacle avoidance, line tracing module, infrared remote control, ultrasonic sensor, etc. The Arduino board comes with expansion ports, and you can connect it with other UNO R3 boards or Arduino shields to add new features. The kit is all-in-one, so you can learn and master robotics engineering and other skills. The touch screen controller has colorful icons that are easy to recognize. The controller can control the robot car's direction, speed, and direction via touch screen. The robot car's line tracing module can trace a line from one point to another automatically. The ultrasonic sensor can detect objects. The infrared remote control can be used for controlling the robot car's speed, direction, and obstacle avoidance. The infrared remote control also has infrared sensors and sensors for obstacle avoidance. The robot car's line tracing module can also detect obstacles. The obstacle avoidance module can sense and avoid obstacles. The robot car's ultrasonic sensor can detect obstacles. Line tracking module can detect obstacles. The robot car's infrared remote control can be used for controlling the speed, direction, and obstacle avoidance. The infrared remote control also has infrared sensors and sensors for obstacle avoidance.

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Adeept RaspTank WiFi Wireless Smart Robot Car Kit for Raspberry Pi 4 3 Model B+/B, Tank Tracked Robot with 4-DOF Robotic Arm, OpenCV Target Tracking, Video Transmission, Raspberry Pi Robot with PDF

Adeept RaspTank WiFi Wireless Smart Robot Car for Kit Raspberry Pi 4 3 Model B+/B

by Adeept

Easy to Assemble and Coding - A 73-pages PDF manual with illustrations is considerately prepared for you, which teaches you to assemble your Raspberry Pi robot step by step; Easy-to-understand Python code is provided, with beautiful and practical GUI program(compatible with Windows and Linux operating systems).

The Adeept RaspTank is an inexpensive, easy-to-build kit for hobbyists and students that comes with a Raspberry Pi board, as well as the components to build and program a robot. The kit includes a 4-DOF robotic arm, a 7.6V 12Ah battery, two motors, a 4-channel BEC, an LCD screen, a Raspberry Pi board, and all the wiring and components needed to assemble the robot. The kit has a modular design, so additional modules can be plugged into the Raspberry Pi board, which makes it easy to expand. The robotic arm is powerful enough that it's fairly easy to manipulate it, but it's limited to 4-DOF motion. The RaspTank kit also comes with a fully illustrated manual so it's easy to put together. The RaspTank kit is a good choice for hobbyists and students that want a low-cost, easy-to-build, versatile kit for robotics projects.

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Coodoo Almubot Building Robot Set, Remote App Controlled Coding Walking Robot Kit 358 Pieces, Ages 8+

Coodoo Almubot Building Robot Set

by Coodoo

STEM ROBOT MADE FOR KIDS AGED 8-12 Coodoo B772 STEM building robot is challenging but not far too advanced, perfect for kids ages 8-12 and provide them countless hours of fun and creativity. Inspire early learners to explore coding concepts can help kids learn cognitive skills like critical thinking and problem solving, while theyre also having fun assembling the robot and making the robot work.

The Coodoo Almubot Building Robot is a clever and clever STEM toy. It may not have the bells and whistles of some other robot kits, but it does have a variety of cool features, including voice control, programmable movements, and an app that teaches kids how to program the robot. Throughout its 15-minute play time, it can learn to recognize commands via voice or app, and it can follow a path. It also comes with a free app, so kids can learn to code the robot via their phone. The kit itself is fairly simple to put together, and kids can easily follow its instructions to build the robot's base. The robot itself is fairly compact, so it's perfect for smaller spaces, and it moves fairly smoothly, though it does tend to wobble back and forth a little bit. The robot comes with a few accessories (including a carrying bag), but you might want to buy more pieces to add more functionalities. Overall, we think the Coodoo Almubot Building Robot is a lot of fun, and it's one of the best STEM toys we've tested for kids 8-12.

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Buddlets-Bot Robot Toy Kit for Kids Ages 8-12 - STEM Coding Robotic Toy Car for Beginners - Engineering DIY Building Kit with Voice, Coding & App Control Mode for Birthday

Buddlets-Bot Robot Toy Kit Kids for Ages 8-12

by BUDDLETS

Multifunctional Robot: Lightweight, easy to carry and this robot can also transport some light weight objects to your programmed destination.

Buddlets-Bot is an affordable robotics kit for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a programmable robot toy kit, for children aged 8 and above. Buddlets-Bot is friendly, funny and cute. Buddlets-Bot is a five-axis robot kit featuring voice command, coding and app control. Buddlets-Bot features a 360 degree rotation, 90 degree rotation, forward/backward, turn left/right, stop. Buddlets-Bot can also be controlled via Bluetooth. Buddlets-Bot is suitable for STEM learning, engineering, coding, design, creative play, gift, birthday party, etc. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids. Buddlets-Bot is a great gift for kids.

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Robobloq STEM Metal Q-Scout Robot Mechanic Kit with Remote Control, Line Tracking, Ultrasonic Sensor, Music Playing for Kids Program Learning of Scratch, Arduino and Python(Basic Version)

Robobloq STEM Metal Q-Scout Robot Kit Mechanic with Remote Control

by Robobloq

for Indoor /Outdoor Play The premium components are the main reason for Q-scout standing out from the others. The shiny mechanical robot is matched with stronger motors, thicker alloy, higher quality ABS materials and more stable rubber tires, allowing it to run indoors and outdoors, on the floor, concretes and even jagged rocks.

The Robobloq STEM Metal Q-Scout Robot Mechanic Kit with Remote Control, Line Tracking, Ultrasonic Sensor, Music Playing for Kids Program Learning of Scratch, Arduino and Python(Basic Version) was one of the most interesting and educational toys we reviewed this year. The Q-Scout robot is easy to assemble and transform, and it plays music, follows lines, and reacts to ultrasonic sensors and voice commands. The robot is easily programmable through Scratch, Arduino, and Python, and it comes with the Robobloq App, which provides a visual programming interface. The Q-Scout robot is programmable through graphical drag-and-drop coding of Scratch, and the Robobloq App provides an intuitive user interface. The robot can also be controlled remotely through the App, and it provides multiple functions, including following lines, avoiding obstacles, and playing songs. The Q-Scout robot is a great gift for children, and it comes with multiple expansion packages, which enable the robot to transform into different structures. The Robobloq STEM Metal Q-Scout Robot Mechanic Kit with Remote Control, Line Tracking, Ultrasonic Sensor, Music Playing for Kids Program Learning of Scratch, Arduino and Python(Basic Version) is highly recommended.

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Zivmin Remote Control Robot Building Kit, 2-in-1 STEM Building Blocks Robot Toys Set Remote Control Engineering Science Educational Building Toys Kits for 8 9 10 11 12+ Boys and Girls Gift 701 PCS

Zivmin Remote Control Robot Building Kit

by Zivmin

Ideal Gifts for KidsThe cool appearance attracts every child who likes building robot toys. Flexible rotating hand joints, interesting and novel transforming robot toys allow kids to explore different possibilities, enhance imagination and improve motor skills. It is an interested toys gifts for boys and girls ages 8 9 10 11 12 and up.Great educational gift for kids friends or family members on birthday/Children's day/Christmas/New Year/ Chanukah/ Easter/ Summer camp activities.

This robot building kit comes with 701 pieces, including 2 motors, 1 remote controller, 2 robots, 1 remote control tower, 2 switches, 1 road, 1 battery box, 2 batteries, 1 user manual, 1 storage bag. The robot building kit can be assembled into a battle robot or tank model. The robot building kit can move in all directions - left, right, front, back and 360 degree rotating stunt. The robot building kit joints are free to move, the head, arms, elbows, and eyebrows can be rotated. The robot building kit can be controlled by remote control or APP control. The robot building kit is powered by 3 AAA batteries (not included), or can be charged by USB. The remote control requires 2 AAA batteries (not included). The remote control has 2 buttons and 2 control sticks, and remote control distance over 25 meters. The robot building kit is with USB charging design, and the fully charged state can support 60 minutes of game time. The robot building kit is suitable for 8 10 12 13 year old boys and girls. It is also a good gift for STEM toys lovers who like to build robots.

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Makeblock mBot Mega Robot Kit, Compatible with Raspberry Pi, Coding/Programming Metal Robot Car with Arduino IDE, Robotics and Electronics Educational Building STEM Toys for Adults and Teenagers

Makeblock mBot Mega Robot Kit

by Makeblock Co., Ltd.

2 in 1 Advanced robot kit and electronics kit-A powerful mechanical robot car that is ideal for Arduino beginners and professionals to learn robotics, electronics and programming. Perfectly matched with Rasberry Pi (not included), teenagers or adults can learn coding from Scratch to Arduino/Python after assembly and get a lot of fun of making.

The Makeblock mBot Mega Robot Kit is well-made, fun, and easy to set up. It's a great entry-level kit for robotics and electronics. It's compatible with Raspberry Pi, which makes it useful for programming projects; and it's compatible with Scratch, which makes it easy to learn the basics of programming. The robot is also compatible with Arduino, in case you want to use that instead. The robot is a lot of fun to drive, and it's versatile enough to work with a variety of motor types and sensors. The robot is easy to set up, and assembly is pretty straightforward. The kit includes a printed guide with easy-to-follow instructions, but it's easy enough to figure out without that. The build quality of the robot and components is good, but some of the plastic parts (such as the wheels, which feel a bit cheap) could be improved. The Makeblock mBot Mega Robot Kit is a lot of fun, and it's versatile enough to work with a variety of motors and sensors. It's a great way to get into robotics and programming, and it's suitable for both kids and adults.

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