robots

Mars Month: Build a Rover with Remote Control Machines: Space Explorers

Remote Control Machines: Space Explorers is an engineering, robotics, & science kit that allows kids to build and control their…

July 15, 2020

Family-Friendly Robot Building Fun With ‘ROBiTS’

'ROBiTS' is a fast, family card game designed by GeekDad John "Hex" Carter and Mat Nicholson. Players compete to take…

January 30, 2018

Procrastination Destination: Fan Art Christmas Sweaters

Shopping? Cleaning? Baking? Take a break and peruse these truly ugly Christmas sweaters with geeky pop art.

December 23, 2016

Review: Glowbots Rule!

'Glowbots' is origami without the stress-induced rage. Win!

August 9, 2016

Creating ‘Little Robot’: Ben Hatke Interview

Ben Hatke, best known for his 'Zita the Spacegirl' series, has a new book called 'Little Robot.' What was the…

September 6, 2015

Looking For New Young Books?

Looking for some new books for your younger kids? Like dinosaurs, pirates, or robots? Then check out these three new…

September 1, 2015

The BB-8 Toy Coming to a Store Near You Soon!

Sign up for e-mail updates on what's sure to be one of the hottest new toys of the year! Sphero…

May 14, 2015

Release Your Inner Robot With ‘The Robot Factory’

Spark your child's imagination with 'The Robot Factory' app from Tinybop. GeekMom Maryann gives you a tour of the app…

April 14, 2015

The Role of the Lego Mindstorms EV3 Robot in Artificial Intelligence Research

The Lego Mindstorms EV3 robot isn't just a useful tool for teaching children about robotics. Read about how scientists are…

November 24, 2014

A New Remote-Controlled Robot Kit From Thames & Kosmos

All new Remote-Control Machines DLX building set enables you to construct remote-controlled robots.

October 5, 2014

Let A Robot Clean Up After Your Cat

A Litter-Robot handles the dirty work around here.

May 6, 2014

Man vs. Machine: Disney Artists Take on Robots

A rare look inside Disney Television Animation's workspace art gallery, featuring a new technology-themed exhibition.

May 4, 2014

Seattle’s Innovators Assemble for LEGO’s Build for Good

LEGO, inspired by a 7th grader who combined his love of LEGO with the genuine desire to do something good…

April 13, 2014

Robot Burp Head Smartypants: Can You Burp A Bedtime Story?

Annette Simon's robot buddies return in their game of one-upmanship in Robot Burp Head Smartypants.

March 7, 2014

Duplo: The 2×2 Problem

Playing with Duplo is serious business in this geek house. Join Sarah as she gets to grips with their plethora…

January 14, 2014

Getting to Know Romo The iPhone Robot

GeekMom Rachel and her family go hands-on with this smartphone-enabled robot.

December 30, 2013

GeekMom 2013 Holiday Gift Guide: TOYS!

Toys that push, toys that inspire art, toys that look like famous geeky characters, and more!

December 6, 2013

Extrageektacular Activities: Rolling Robots

Extrageektacular Activities: Encouraging your child's interest in STEM at Rolling Robots.

October 15, 2013

Maker Faire New York: The Next Generation

Maker Faire New York this year had more than ever to do with (and buy for) kids.

October 1, 2013

World's Largest Walking Robot is a Dragon

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, this fire-breathing dragon is the world's largest walking robot.

September 21, 2013