Search

Archives

Categories

Follow Us

All posts in "Robotic Kits"

Boppi the Booty Shakin Llama

Published October 1, 2019 in Robotic Kits - 0 Comments

Last year’s toy craze was for unicorns. This year I think it will, maybe, be llamas. Why? Because Pets Alive have just produced their newest range of adorable robotic pet.

Meet Boppi the Booty Shakin Llama, she is very cute, see her picture below:

This attractive, fluffy llama will jump up and dance around with enthusiastic neck rolls and twerking shakes of her rear-end.

A side view of Boppi the Llama

Main Features of Boppi.

  • This booty shakin llama will get the whole family up and dancing for hours as there are three great songs to dance to. Apparently, she will also respond to songs on YouTube, though it does not say so on the box.
  • She’s funny, adorable and would make a great gift for someone.
  • As she is a dancing robot, her booty-shaking movement and head- spinning make her fun to dance with, Get moving!!
  • Boppi the Booty-Shakin Llama is one of Pet’s Alive newest range of robotic pets and she has numerous ways to plat and interact. She will become your best friend and capture your heart,

Potential Customers Questions and Answers.

  • Question: No matter how many times I press the button Boppi only dances for one song.
  • Answer: Boppi is adjusted to the “try me” mode that is set in the store. You have to take it out the box, switch it to the “on” mode or “normal”, which is located at the bottom of the toy,( There is a change mode button on the belly).
  • Question: What types of songs does it Play?
  • Answer: No radio songs-just some “Mexican” dance tunes.
  • Question: Does it come with batteries?
  • Answer: Details provided say that Boppi comes with 4 batteries (AA type), however one person said none were supplied and yet another said the 3AAA type was needed. Not sure which one is right!!
A side view of Boppi the LLama

Customer’s Opinion of Boppi The Llama.

Hilarious-great gift. As a parent, you will either love Boppi or hare her!

Adorable. So cute my family have played with it cause its good for dance parties. Songs and lots of moves,

So cute, makes everyone laugh when they see it- but be careful if you have pets. My dog thought it was HIS toy!!.

One customer said just two things-LOL and hilarious.

Love it but wish it had more songs, which was a thought echoed by others.

Absolutely adorable and very soft.

Front view of Boppi Booty Shakin Llama

Useful information.

17 customers rated it 4.3 out of 5-stars as follows:

70% 5-star

9% 4-star

21% 1 star This was on 1st October 2019.

Item weight 11.2 ounces.

Recommended for ages between 3-10 years.

Warning, choking hazard. As it has some small parts. it’s not suitable for children under three years.

Boppi works on batteries which should be included together with a manual.

Verdict.

This toy will capture your heart and become your best friend. Many of the people connected with the world of toys are saying that Zuru Pets Alive Boppi the Booty-Shaking Llama will probably become one of the most sought after toys of this Christmas period. Remember the three key features:

  • Realistic and cute coloring and features.
  • Head spinning motions and robotic booty shaking.
  • All done to three great songs.

Parents, you are going to have to be quick before Boppi flies off the shelves. But one now before the holiday season begins in earnest.

Just to give you a bit more information we attach three videos that we hope you enjoy.

The Most Borderline Inappriopiate Toy EVER!

Boppi the Dancing Llama Rodeo Dance Off.

Prima Lollopip Teaches Kate and Lilly Dances with Boppi.

If you are still interested in this toy there are a few other options, please see below:

Pets Alive zur Boppi the Booty-Shaking Llama (2 purple Boppi’s)

Pets Alive Boppi Booty Shaking Llama (with sticker-white).

Remember Pets Alive Boppi the Booty Shakin Llama by Zuru will be a great hit in 2019 so buy NOW to be sure of your gift.

Artie 3000-The Coding Robot

Published May 13, 2019 in Robotic Kits - 0 Comments

Learn and play with Artie 3000. Be creative and help teach kids to learn how to code. This could turn out to be one of the best toys of the year.

A picture of Artie the Coding Robot with some color markers

If you have already decided that you want to purchase this product please click below:

Artie 3000 The Coding Robot

Basic details of Artie 3000

  1. The drawing robot that will help kids to draw designs from your code.
  2. You can write your own code and create your own designs as the robot is pre-programmed with games, designs, and shapes.
  3. Authenticated by STEM.org.
  4. Artie has the ability to draw with four easily replaced different color markers-pink, blue, purple, and green, although many others are compatible.
  5. The Artie Robot is also Wi-Fi enabled and has some visual programming software which gives him the ability to draw.
  6. Comes complete with a Quick Start Guide in many languages and a number of activity cards.
  7. Height of Artie is 15.5cm and 14cm wide.
  8. While Artie can be enjoyed by everyone he is actually recommended for children aged between 7 and 12, although some people did remark that they thought that 7 was rather young.
  9. Artie 3000 won’t work on his own he needs 4 AA batteries (which are not included).
  10. Three activity cards are also provided.
A scene showing a boy using a lap-top together with Artie the Coding Robot.

The Main Purpose of Artie.

Artie the drawing and coding robot comes already set up with designs shapes and some entertaining games. However, the idea is to create your very own designs by writing the code to program Artie to draw your shapes and patterns. This programming will encourage your child to learn and not only is it easy to code but great fun as well.

There are a number of how-to videos to help you get started and there is support online if you need it so that you can learn everything that can be created with Artie the Coding Robot.

A square box that contains Artie the Coding Robot.

Educational and Creative.

Left and right brain skills are encouraged by learning with Artie. The coding Robot stimulates the imagination and encourages creativity while, at the same time, helping to develop analytical and logical skills.

We feel that children will love playing with Artie, designing new and personal designs and begin to develop the skill of creativity and imagination through drawings and patterns.

Using the easy technology of the Artie 3000 will also help other parts of the brain, such as geometry, maths and basic programming.

How You Should use the Artie 3000 :

  • First, you need to connect Artie to your home Wi-Fi network using a PC, Mac or tablet.
  • Then use the interface to simply drag and drop parts of code into the apps command area.
  • Program the robot to move backward or forwards left or right and ten and then fit together or disengage the pens for drawing.
  • There is a drawing simulator where you can test your code before letting Artie have a go at drawing your code.
  • There are plenty of videos on the CodeWithArtie website where you can learn more about coding and draw with Artie.

Coding Introduction.

Coding the Artie 3000 starts with drag and drop visual programming interface -which you can use on your PC Mac or tablet. If you want to take it further, more education can be acquired through additional browser-based languages including Point & Click, Python, Javascript, Remote Control and Brockly. You will find the STEM and STEAM approved fun of Artie the Coding Robot will be a great beginning to learning the basics of coding.

A picture of a box that contained Artie the Coding Robot.

Approved by STEM.org.

Artie is guaranteed to meet high standards because he has the STEM.org trust-mark for goods and services. This will ensure parents that the Artie 3000 robot will:

  1. Meet STEM (Science, Technology. Engineering, Maths) standards
  2. Help to encourage the development of the latest and most recent skills in children.
  3. Will encourage hands-on learning.
  4. Help to pass a 3rd party review and evaluation
  5. Will fit into STEM programs and classrooms.

Some Customers comments.

  • Artie 3000 has a lot of capabilities.
  • Great little coding robot.
  • For kids to be able to dive straight into coding there is a great starting sheet especially for those without much coding background.
  • Easy to clean.
  • Durable-kid threw it on the floor but it is still working.!
  • This thing is so cool!!
  • Great intro to coding.
  • Directions are easy to follow and had it up and running in under 10 minutes.
  • Cool, but definitely needs some adult help to troubleshoot.
  • Kids found the coding a little difficult -but I do not think its too challenging- need playing around with it a bit.
  • Artie the coding robot is adorable and educational.
  • A great mixture of coding and creativity.
  • Much more advanced than I expected,
A scene showing a boy interacting with Artie 3000 Coding Robot.

Verdict

As part of the STEM and STEAM curriculum, one of the most popular activities in schools is an interest in coding and many parents believe this interest should be encouraged regardless of the child’s career path. The Artie 3000 will do this through the use of drawings started by the drag and drop code although the pay-off may be some time in the future.

Remember you write the code Artie draws the lines.

We believe that this educational toy? will become one of the great hits of the year and is certainly worth the cost involved.

We enclose for your information three videos that you may find interesting:

We hope that after reading this review you will be in a position to make a purchase. If you wish to please click the item below:

Artie 3000