Given that LEGO is the number one cause of parents using excessive swear words, we’re not sure how thrilled you’ll be with this set, but your kids will definitely love it. LEGO Mindstorms EV3 combines the versatility of LEGO with the most amazing technology ever.
By following the step-by-step 3D building instructions kids can create and command robots that talk, walk and think thanks to the easy, intuitive and icon-based programming interface. Using either the remote control or the free app kids can give their robots commands using a smartphone or tablet. Never mind the danger of stepping on them, they could invade the planet.
Recommended Ages: ages 10–15 years old. Oh, and dads too.