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7 of the Best Robot Toys for Toddlers Reviewed

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Looking for an awesome robot toy for the special toddlers in your life?  We’ve compiled 7 of what we think are the best robot toys for toddlers and reviewed them. Easily choose from the winners to keep your young children happy, engaged and learning about robotics.

Here they are: 7 fun and engaging robot toys for toddlers, reviewed for you!

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If you are looking for just the very best robot toy for toddlers, our top recommendation goes to the adorable ECHEERS Dancing Robot.

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What are the best robot toys for toddlers?

Here’s our list of the best robot toys for toddlers for you to choose from:

  1. ECHEERS Dancing Robot
  2. Educational Insights Design & Drill Robot
  3. Fisher-Price Code ‘n Learn Kinderbot
  4. GILOBABY Robot Toy
  5. Betheaces Robots for Kids Talking Robot
  6. AT Robot Toy for Kids
  7. Fisher-Price Think & Learn Teach ‘n Tag Movi

1) ECHEERS Dancing Robot

ECHEERS Dancing Robot. Click the photo to see the price on Amazon.

This adorable blue and white robot has unique smart algorithm programming which allows it to interpret audio input on the fly. It moves to the rhythm of the music and plays voice messages. A Bluetooth speaker with a difference!

Bluetooth speakers are incorporated, and the toy is rechargeable and easily portable. The wireless connection allows you to play the audio from any app on your device through Dancebot, whether it’s your favorite songs, audio books, or voice messages. Perfect for classroom fun!

The Dancebot has motors that allow each joint to move 360 degrees, so it can do all kinds of funky dance moves. It can play nursery rhymes, children’s stories, or music for children to sing or play to.

The toy comes with a USB to Micro USB charging cable. Once charged, its working distance is up to 30 feet.

This toy was funded on Kickstarter in only 2 hours, and was recommended by Wall Street Journal in 2019 as the best smart Tech robot toy for kids.

Toddlers love the music quality and the robot’s look and moves!

More Details – ECHEERS Dancing Robot:

  • Robot dimensions: 4.72 x 5.91 x 3.54 inches
  • Item weight: 6.40 ounces
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium Polymer rechargeable battery (included)
  • Battery life: 2 hours on full charge
  • Manufacturer recommended age: 3 years and over (contains small parts)


2) Educational Insights Design & Drill Robot

Educational Insights Design & Drill Robot. Click the photo to see the price on Amazon.

This robot offers great practice for would-be construction workers and builders. Children can snap together the robot’s arms and then practice drilling, using a kid-friendly screwdriver and multi-colored bolts.

The robot has a swiveling head, arms and upper body. 15 multi-colored bolts are included, as well as a child-friendly screwdriver and decorative stickers for children to customize their robot.

Children develop their fine motor and construction skills. This toy also supports STEM learning and introduces tools that can promote an interest in engineering.

The robot is made of shiny, hard plastic and is BPA-compliant. There is also a pink version available.

Users love that children can customize their robot with the stickers, and that there’s no need for batteries. As one very young user put it, “And it doesn’t even need batteries so it won’t die!”

More Details – Educational Insights Design & Drill Robot:

  • Product dimensions: 3.75 x 6.25 x 10 inches
  • Item weight: 13.4 ounces
  • Batteries: None (not required)
  • Manufacturer recommended age: 36 months – 10 years


3) Fisher-Price Code ‘n Learn Kinderbot

Fisher-Price Code ‘n Learn Kinderbot. Click the photo to see the price on Amazon.

This adorable robot makes an interactive friend for preschoolers. There are 3 ways to play: free coding, learning challenges, and ‘secret codes’. Children can input a code to determine where the Kinderbot will go. There are also colorful lights that correspond to different codes and actions.

This toy is a good way to teach children not only about coding and problem-solving, but about the more basic colors, shapes, actions and fun phrases.

In ‘free coding’, children press the direction buttons to ‘code’ a path that the robot will then follow. Instant gratification!
In ‘learning challenges’, children solve different problems to help them learn counting, colors and simple math concepts such as greater than and less than.

The toy comes with 4 simple machine accessories and a ‘secret code’ booklet to unlock more coding learning. In Secret Codes, children can even turn their robot into different characters. The machine accessories can help children conduct simple experiments to figure out how things work.

The robot is specifically designed to help prepare preschoolers for kindergarten.

More Details – Fisher-Price Code ‘n Learn Kinderbot:

  • Product dimensions: 10.47 x 8.43 x 10.24 inches
  • Item weight: 2.2 pounds
  • Batteries: 4 C batteries required (included)
  • Manufacturer recommended age: 36 months – 6 years


4) GILOBABY Robot Toy

GILOBABY Robot Toy. Click the photo to see the price on Amazon.

This robot can move forward, backward, turn right and left, and spin in a 360-degree circle when you touch the sensor button (the head and two ears). Simple to operate, and has a voice controlled mode. Children can give it commands like ‘Come here’, ‘Can you dance’, ‘Are you happy’ and the robot will respond and do actions according to the child’s instructions (works best within 1.6 feet).

If you press and hold the sensor button, the robot will repeat what you say. A long press on the voice button will enable you to make an 8-second recording. Children can record messages for each other.

The robot is made of high-quality plastic with a smooth surface for little hands.

Users love the cute look of the robot, that it’s great value for money, and that very young children and babies like it too.

More Details – GILOBABY Robot Toy:

  • Robot dimensions: 5.11 x 3.75 x 3.75 inches
  • Item weight: 13.2 ounces
  • Batteries: Three 1.5 AAA batteries required (not included)
  • Manufacturer recommended age: 3 years and up


5)Betheaces Robots for Kids Talking Robot

Betheaces Robots for Kids Talking Robot. Click the photo to see the price on Amazon.

This fire-red, interactive robot has eleven 360-degree rotatable joints, and can double as a cell phone stand (when sitting down). It has a smooth surface for small hands, flashing LED eye lights, and music sound effects. The robot eyes flash at the sound of the child’s voice, and the color of its eyes change when you touch the top of its head (5 different colors). It also can repeat back to you what you say to it, no matter what language.

The robot is light and portable, so easy to carry on trips or to school. Made of double die-cast posable metal, its body is tough and sturdy.

Users love that the robot can ‘speak’ any language that you say to it because children love hearing their words and sounds repeated back to them. They also say the robot is very cute and is easy to pose and that it is sturdy.

More Details – Betheaces Talking Robot:

  • Product dimensions: 4.33 x 2.36 x 5.91 inches
  • Item weight: 6.5 ounces
  • Batteries: 3 LR44 button batteries required (included)
  • Manufacturer recommended age: 3 years and up


6) AT Robot Toy for Kids

AT Robot Toy for Kids. Click the photo to see the price on Amazon.

This AT robot toy is designed with a smart sensor button on the top of its head. When a child touches it lightly, the robot will move. It can move forward, backward, right, left and in a 360-degree circular rotation.

The robot can sing 20 different songs and dance along with the music. It can also save up to three 8-second messages so that children can create messages for each other or for their parents or teacher. The robot will learn how children speak and can repeat what they say with a cute voice.

This toy comes with 20 guessing cards to play a guessing game. The game can start by pressing the button in the middle of the robot. Children can improve their cognitive ability all while playing with their robot. For example, a child holds up a card of a cat and the robot says ‘Does it have four legs?’

Its eyes are either green when it has made a correct response, or when it is ‘happy’, or red when it has made an incorrect response or is ‘sad’.

The robot is made of high-quality ABS material and the surface is smooth and odorless.

Users love that the robot repeating back what children say really makes them laugh!

More Details – AT Robot Toy for Kids:

  • Robot dimensions: 6.5 x 4.9 x 4.9 inches
  • Batteries: Three AAA batteries required (not included)
  • Item weight: 12.2 ounces
  • Manufacturer recommended age: 3 years and up


7) Fisher-Price Think & Learn Teach ‘n Tag Movi

Fisher-Price Think & Learn Teach ‘n Tag Movi. Click the photo to see the price on Amazon.

This cute and colorful robot has three ways for children to play: Alpha Fun Actions, Think & Move Shapes, and Learn & Play Games. There are 6 different games to choose from.

In Alpha Fun Actions, children can practice their ABCs while learning about different animals. For example: “B, Bear! Paws up in the air. Now growl like a bear.”

In Think & Move Shapes, the robot might say “A circle is round, round as can be. Follow along and spin with me.”

In Learn & Play Games, it might say “You can walk, skip, jump, or hop. Just keep movin’ till I say Stop.”

The robot has 360 degrees of mobility and has two light-up buttons on its head to enhance play. It also has more than 60 different facial expressions! (It even winks)

Children practice following directions and critical thinking skills, and it encourages them to get up and get moving. The robot can ask them questions, give them directions for a fun game (such as Red Light Green Light), or get silly on the dance floor.

More Details – Fisher-Price Think & Learn Teach ‘n Tag Movi:

  • Robot dimensions: 13.5 x 13 x 5.56 inches
  • Item weight: 3 pounds
  • Manufacturer recommended age: 36 months – 6 years


The Best Robot Toys for Toddlers Reviewed – Thanks For Reading!

Be sure to check out our other great robot toy guides, like our reviews of the best money toys for toddlers or the best robot kits for teens!


Written by Barbara Fernandez

Barbara Fernandez is a languages teacher, performer and online business owner. She has written everything from raw food recipes to parody song lyrics to stories about what it’s like to be a fruit. She now spends most of her time writing, recording, and making delicious food.

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