What could be more exciting that combining LEGO with robots? Whether you are looking for a kit which produces a bot that is purely child-powered, or a state of the art LEGO robot that walks, talks, and even thinks, you’ll come across it here, along with awesome ideas for some DIY projects that will blow your mind!
Build some robotics into your life with this LEGO robot building kit. With more than 840 pieces, the Bluetooth-enabled Move Hub includes two motors, light, and internal tilt sensor, and each of the five robot modes possible with this kit (including cat, guitar, and robot) detect color, distance, and motion. Tablet or mobile device required.
Find inspiration in the idea book included in this building kit, and make one of the 49 robot toys suggested, or come up with your own unique bot. With 325 pieces, it is suitable for three levels of building ability – quick, experienced, and advanced. Released in 2003, this is vintage LEGO with a futuristic theme.
Get to grips with the world of toy robots with the LEGO Master Builder Academy Set. Designed to help you learn the techniques involved in building, this set contains not one but two awesome kits – one for robots and one for micro models, and each kit comes with instructions for three builds to try.
Be a Ninjago Ninjaneer and put together this awesome robot toy from the LEGO Ninjago Movie. Once built, the fearsome Fire Mech features an opening cockpit, a pair of fire blasters (non-shooting), shoulder disc shooters, and other amazing accessories. This 944 piece robot kit also comes with six minifigures, including Kai, Hammer Head, and Zane.
Get three toy robots for the price of one with the LEGO Creator Rescue Bot kit. Containing 149 pieces, you can create a striking Rescue Robot, or, when your imagination calls for a different character, dismantle it and produce a futuristic laserbot or purrfect robocat. Comes with light brick, rocket boosters and antenna. Batteries included.
When you combine robot toys with LEGO you know you’re on to a winner! Straight from LEGO Hero Factory comes this stupendous 188 piece building kit which combines to make a formidable 24cm tall combat machine, complete with SURGE and ROCKA mini robots, click shooters, cocoon, and jumpers. Also includes movable and removable parts.
Get your future robotic engineers working on LEGO Future Flyers to construct this awesome 3-in-1 robot toy. Intimidating to look at, the large head and eye combine with the foldout wings and rocket boosters to make a formidable bot. Break it apart and rebuild into futuristic jet, or even a space-age sports car. With 237 pieces.
When two warriors collide, whose side will you be on? In this LEGO robot kit, it looks like the mighty Jaw Beast is winning, as he holds Stormer firmly in his powerful jaws. With jaws, claws, and other components, Jaw Beast also comes with com device and spears. Compatible with other Beasts for bigger play opportunities.
For the ultimate in LEGO robot kits, check out this beauty! SPIK3R, from the LEGO Mindstorms series, stands at around 16”, and comes with Intelligent EV3 Brick & three servo motors, plus colour, touch and IR sensors, to make a walking, talking, thinking robot that you can program yourself. With 601 pieces for ages 10+.
For a knight in shining LEGO bricks, you need to build one using a kit from Nexo Knights. The 79 pieces come together to create this incredible buildable battle suit with minifigure cockpit, posable limbs, super-sized sword, and Clay minifigure. Build the robot and play along as you catch your favorite episodes on Cartoon Network.
Head into battle on a wing and prayer with this stunning 3-in-1 LEGO Creator set. Build a magnificent jet, with afterburners and large air intakes, a winged toy robot with posable limbs and dual antenna, or a futuristic concept car complete with angled spoiler and large engine. Contains 235 pieces for young creators aged 7-12.
Wall. E or won’t he? Disney Pixar’s favorite robot toy takes shape thanks to this 676-piece LEGO kit. This iconic and super cute bot measures just over 7” tall, and comes with movable arms (up and down and side to side), and a trunk that opens and closes. Perfect for Disney and Lego fans alike.
Voted for by LEGO Ideas members, this sought after Exo Suit will give you a build with a difference. 321 pieces make up this suit, which includes posable limbs, grabbing claws, and opening cockpit, just right for either Pete or Yves (minifigures included) to sit in and operate. Robot turtle minifigure also included.
Whether serving the Empire or the Alliance, K-2SO is a forbidding figure. This LEGO robot is ideal for 9-14 year olds, and builds into a looming 29cm high all-black figure, with single/double arm swinging battle function, and posable limbs. With impressive attention to detail, this original security droid makes a great addition to your collection.
Space vermin don’t stand a chance with the LEGO Vaporizer. Crater critters better run and hide before Chuck Stonebreaker and his robot buddy blast them with the impressive armory included with this awesome set, which comes with lab, computer, battle buggy, and mech, featuring opening cockpit. Chuck, sidekick, alien buggoid and weapons are all included.
With this Samurai Mech behind you, you’ll never be afraid again! Made up of 452 pieces, this toy robot martial artist features an impressive array of weapons, including shoulder cannon shooter, huge blade, grabbers, snake catapult, and fang blade with anti-venom capsule. Fully posable, this fearsome fighter comes with Samurai X, Snike and Bytar minifigures.
Vehicle or robot – the choice is yours, with LEGO Creator Power Mech. Build a 6” green bi-ped, with articulated limbs, grabbers, and leg-mounted boosters, or take to the skies with a helicopter, featuring spinning rotor. And when the open road is your only option, hit the tarmac with a rugged pickup truck with folding tailgate.
Bring Cyborg to your game play when you buy the DC Cyborg Fun Pack from LEGO Dimensions. Position this melting pot of characters onto the LEGO toy pad and immerse yourself (and him) into the game. Activate his sonic cannon, laser beam, and other abilities to fight enemies and enhance play. Compatible with most platforms.
It really will be a clash of the Titans when you build with this LEGO robot set. Measuring a massive 11”, this super-sized space-aged being can also be transformed into one of four models for which instructions are included, or one of your own using inspiration from the idea book enclosed. Contains 782 pieces.
With a working searchlight, this robo-explorer comes with moving tracks, rotating head and body, and posable arms for all-action play. Change the game plan by dismantling and reforming into a robot dog, which features a light up jetpack, or robot bird with light up eyes for when you need to rise above the action.
If you’re into LEGO, then you have to be into LEGO Boost, the awesome way to make your favorite building bricks work even harder. Click the link for an awazing video on how to build a robot spoon, meaning you will never have to lift your own cutlery again! Now there’s an appetizing thought.
Marbles are great fun to play with, but at the end of the day, when it’s time to tidy up, they can be a pain. Using LEGO Boost and your existing LEGO pieces, you can follow this fun video to show you how to tidy and sort your marbles and other items, even by color!
If you’re familiar with LEGO Mindstorms, and want to take robot building to the next level (or several levels higher) take a look at these 10 LEGO Mindstorm projects which will literally blow your mind! From a self-playing guitar to a working knitting loom, these builds will give you serious robot envy.
Create a car from LEGO bricks that actually drives, but without the complexity of a motor. A great STEM activity (not to mention fun) these LEGO cars can be built in whatever style you like, and, once attached to a balloon, can be released for lots of physics exploration, or just good old fashioned entertainment.
LEGO is all about imagination, right? So put that imagination to good use and see who can come up with the most awesome robot of all. Use the inspiration in this blog post to get you started, and then grow your ideas until you have the robot of all robots, one brick at a time.
Follow the video guide on Red Ted Art to make these super simple Hexbug Ninjas. Using a paper cup and some other household items, you can have these ‘LEGO-esque’ bots moving around all over the house – even cooler is the second video which shows you the science behind it! The perfect STEM activity.