Smithsonian Robo Spider
Age range 8 years thru 12 years
Toy Type CO -- Construction EL -- Electronic Product ES -- Educational FP -- Fantasy Play HO -- Hobby SC -- Science TC -- Technology UN -- Unique Build your own motorized robot spider with eight multi-jointed legs that duplicate the walking movements of real spiders. This engaging introduction to robots and gears allows you to study the way spiders actually crawl. Assemble the gears and wire the terminals, then attach the legs and pop in batteries to make your Robo Spider move. Experiment with different length legs to see how they change your robot’s stride. Cut and fit rubber tubing to the legs, and watch you spider climb gentle slopes. This kit includes a 23” x 17” color poster that teaches fun facts about spider anatomy, habitat, and more! Requires 1 (1.5V) AA battery (not included). NSI International Inc. is a global marketer and manufacturer of innovative toys and children's products under such established brands as Wubble™ Bubble Ball, Laser X™, Nickelodeon Gak™, Smithsonian® Science and Oglo™ sports.