16 best electronic constructors

Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

Electronic construction kits are amazing kits for teaching children the basics of electronics, robotics and physics. Each of them is suitable for a certain age of the child and is divided according to the level of difficulty. Modern manufacturers produce a wide variety of electronic construction kits, from which impressive devices and figures can be assembled. They differ from ordinary constructors by the presence of a processor, microcircuits, gears and similar elements. The assembly process fascinates children for a long time. Our experts have created a ranking of the 16 best kits, categorized by age.

Rating of the best electronic constructors

Nomination a place Name of product price
The best electronic construction sets for children from 5 to 8 years old 1 Robotrack Kid 2 2 3077 rub.
2 Expert 70691 Smart Machine RUB 4,540
3 Xiaomi MITU ZNM01IQI Smart Building Blocks RUB 2,946
4 Electronic constructor Expert For school and home 1840 RUB 2,890
5 Expert 70690 Alternative Energy RUB 1,660
6 Connoisseur First Steps in Electronics K062-C RUB 1,510
The best electronic constructors for children from 8 to 10 years old 1 LEGO Boost 17101 RUB 7,430
2 UBTECH Jimu Robot JR0603 TankBot RUB 10,390
3 Clementoni mio the robot RUB 3,639
4 Expert 70694 Super Meter 3387 RUB
5 Ampere AMP-S016 Micronic 820 RUB
The best electronic construction kits for children over 10 years old 1 LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Build & Command 31313 RUB 19 100
2 Arduino Expert BASIC 70798 HOME RUB 11,273
3 Xiaomi Mi tu LKU4037GL Mi Robot Builder Rover RUB 5,100
4 Merkur Electroset 3116 E1 Electricity and Magnetism 10 400 rub.
5 Amperka Matryoshka Z 4 130 rub.

The best electronic construction sets for children from 5 to 8 years old

Robotrack Kid 2

Rating: 4.9

Robotrack Kid 2

The leader among electronic constructors for children from 5 to 8 years old is the set from the 'Robotrek' brand. It is quite large, it includes over 300 elements. Among them are wheels, gears, blocks, two controllers, sensors, USB cable, remote control, DC motors and much more. The electronic constructor was created for children to learn the basics of robotics. It has two levels: programmable and non-programmable.

For convenience, all parts are placed in a plastic case with a handle. After the game, the child can put everything in one place, parents really like it. Thanks to the remote control, the designer can be controlled remotely. This kit helps children gain practical modeling and construction skills. They will also learn the basics of algorithms. A very useful thing for children from 5 years old. Buyers only leave positive feedback.

Advantages

  • very wide equipment – more than 300 elements;
  • good quality parts;
  • convenient storage case;
  • great reviews;
  • development of useful skills in children.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Expert 70691 Smart Machine

Rating: 4.8

Expert 70691 Smart Machine

'Smart Machine' is an electronic construction kit with impressive functionality. Yes, there are not as many details as the winner, but the price is much lower. The set is presented in the form of a machine that the child assembles from the available parts. For example, with the help of a signal digital processor, all the actions of a machine take place. She knows how to recognize a human voice, turn on headlights, measure distance, listen to radio commands, and avoid obstacles.

With such a set, any child aged 5-8 will be interested. At the same time, assembling an electronic constructor is a rewarding activity. It introduces children to the principles of the structure of real cars in some moments, teaches the basics of physics and electronics. Everyone can assemble a set, the main thing is to follow the instructions. The set includes a radio remote control. In the autonomous mode, the car chooses its own path, and in the voice mode it listens to your commands.

Advantages

  • three operating modes;
  • great functionality;
  • quite understandable assembly;
  • smart 'brain' of the machine;
  • acquaintance with physics and electronics.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Xiaomi MITU ZNM01IQI Smart Building Blocks

Rating: 4.7

XIAOMI MITU ZNM01IQI SMART BUILDING BLOCKS

Electronic constructor from Xiaomi is presented in the form of 305 blocks and additional. elements. The blocks are made of plastic and resemble Lego pieces. It is ideal for children from 6 years old, for their age, the size of the elements is just great. During the assembly of this constructor, the child can get three different shapes (penguin, wagon, six-legged beast). Every detail is three-dimensional, it is interesting for players to consider them. The cost of the set is pleasantly surprising.

Electronic components are interconnected by special magnets. A 32-bit processor is placed inside the finished figure, which works even without a control panel. By the way, the control is carried out in the application via Bluetooth. Manufacturing materials have safety certificates. The assembly process of this kit develops consistent thinking and hand motor skills. The child learns the basics of programming and understanding of robotics.

Advantages

  • acceptable cost;
  • ample opportunities for assembly;
  • smart processor;
  • special application for a smartphone;
  • magnetic connections of blocks.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Electronic constructor Expert For school and home 1840

Rating: 4.7

ELECTRONIC CONSTRUCTOR FOR SCHOOL AND HOUSE 1840

The next electronic constructor is suitable for the intermediate level. That is, the guys who have previously mastered the assembly of simpler circuits. This kit provides intensive training in electronics. It is purchased both for homework and at school. The set includes 21 practical tasks, the main task of which is to show students the difference between theory and practice, to give them a visual study of physical processes.

By the way, the tasks differ in the level of difficulty. Many schools successfully apply these kits in their classrooms. At home, assembly can be done with the help of parents. The kit includes light bulbs and LEDs, a speaker, a microphone, microcircuits, a voice recorder, radios, resistors, various indicators and more. This electronic construction set does not look like a regular plastic block.

Advantages

  • positive feedback from parents and teachers;
  • acquaintance with physics and electronics in practice;
  • interesting tasks;
  • fascinating assembly process;
  • many items in the set.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Expert 70690 Alternative Energy

Rating: 4.7

Expert 70690 Alternative Energy

Another member of the rating from the 'Expert' brand belongs to the budget price segment. At the same time, it pleases with its quality and arouses great interest in children of 5 years old. The Alternative Energy Kit draws attention to environmental issues. He helps children to learn the main principles of modern resource-saving technologies. During the game, 3 programs are considered: mechanical, solar and wind energy.

Inside you will find a user manual, which consists of a build description of 50 different projects. This electronic constructor does not need to be soldered, so it can be safely attributed to the initial level of complexity. Thanks to the detailed description, the child will be able to carry out the assembly himself without assistance. The set includes about 20 items.

Advantages

  • low cost;
  • attracting the attention of children to the problem of ecology;
  • three directions (energy of the Sun, wind and mechanical energy);
  • the ability to implement 50 projects.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Connoisseur First Steps in Electronics K062-C

Rating: 4.7

Connoisseur First Steps in Electronics K062-C

The cheapest product in the category is presented by the manufacturer 'Expert'. The name of the set speaks for itself. He teaches children the basics of electronics and physics, introduces them to electrical circuits. With this constructor you can build your own FM-receiver. The set is supplemented with tasks with comments and explanations. In terms of complexity, it can be classified as simple, since soldering is not used here.

Consists of a set of 21 elements, from which it is possible to collect many different options. For example, children are happy to assemble a power amplifier, stage their first experiments and design light and music themselves. Moreover, the child can show imagination and build a project that is not specified in the instructions. The device requires ordinary batteries, they are not included in the set.

Advantages

  • very low price;
  • assembly of the first FM-receiver, power amplifier, etc .;
  • 34 different projects;
  • safety (no need to solder);
  • ease of assembly.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

The best electronic constructors for children from 8 to 10 years old

LEGO Boost 17101

Rating: 4.9

LEGO BOOST 17101

LEGO constructors have already broken all records for sales and popularity among customers. But the brand's electronic set deserves no less attention. It consists of as many as 847 parts, from which it is possible to design 5 different models (car workshop, robot, cat, guitar and all-terrain vehicle). Such an electronic construction set will attract the child's attention for a long time. Parts similar to the classic ones from Lego are used as the main blocks.

Additional elements in the form of an engine, distance and tilt sensors, sensors, a button and a backlight help to collect not only externally interesting figures, but also have good functionality. Moreover, it differs for each specific model. The robot can walk and talk, the cat purrs, the others perform equally interesting actions. Management is available through a special application.

Advantages

  • the ability to collect 5 completely different models;
  • functionality that is different for each figure;
  • a huge amount of details;
  • teaching programming;
  • convenient control through the application.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

UBTECH Jimu Robot JR0603 TankBot

Rating: 4.8

UBTECH Jimu Robot JR0603 TankBot

We give the honorable second line to the robot-designer Jimu Robot JR0603 TankBot. Designed for ages 8+. Consists of parts that fit together without much effort. After assembly, the robot can be programmed using special software. The communication between the bot on the phone and the communicator is carried out via Bluetooth. The TankBot moves on tracks. The entire construction set is made of safe, environmentally friendly materials.

In addition to the blocks, the kit includes a main control device, servos that are responsible for the movement of the robot. In essence, they replace joints and allow the elements to bend and unbend. When creating a bot in the application, you can preview in advance what movements the robot will perform after completing the assembly. The final look of the model depends on the child's imagination. Parents love that the robot captivates children and introduces them to the basics of programming and mechanics.

Advantages

  • convenient functional application for a smartphone;
  • different assembly options;
  • environmental friendliness and safety;
  • high quality parts;
  • gets around obstacles well.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Clementoni mio the robot

Rating: 4.7

CLEMENTONI MIO THE ROBOT

An honorable third place is taken by an electronic robot construction set, created for children aged 8 years. Both boys and girls are delighted with the assembly of this set. It includes various interconnected parts that ultimately make a real robot. He can grab metal objects (due to a magnetized hand), move on his large wheels, dodge obstacles, follow given commands.

The finished figure looks very impressive. Moreover, its final appearance depends solely on the child's imagination and preferences, since all elements are interchangeable. The kit includes a manual with many illustrations and useful information about robotics. The robot's magnetic arm, which grabs metal objects, does not leave indifferent any player. Requires 3 AAA batteries to operate.

Advantages

  • interesting robot;
  • wide functionality;
  • knows how to avoid obstacles;
  • interchangeable elements;
  • produced in Italy.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Expert 70694 Super Meter

Rating: 4.6

Expert 70694 Super Meter

The electronic constructor “Super-Meter” is a good option for teaching children not only the basics of electronics, but also acquaintance in practice with measuring instruments and the binary number system. Usually, schoolchildren often have problems with the latter. The kit makes it possible to measure the level of noise, illumination. You can use it to create your own digital thermometer, digital clock, and other circuits.

Includes a guide with tips and instructions for building different projects. The thermometer determines the temperature in the range from minus 55 to +125 degrees. The device measures the brightness of light up to 9999 lux. The electronic clock shows real time. There is no need to solder parts during the assembly of this electronic construction set. This makes the kit as safe as possible for children.

Advantages

  • assembly of measuring instruments;
  • shows how the binary number system works;
  • interesting projects in the instructions;
  • good reviews from parents.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Ampere AMP-S016 Micronic

Rating: 4.5

Ampere AMP-S016 Micronic

The most budgetary electronic constructor of the category from the Amperka company took the next line of the rating. In addition to the low price, it has the smallest size. The set includes many small parts, including transistors, LEDs, resistors, microcircuits, jumper wires, etc. From this designer you can assemble a variety of items. For example, a lamp, a lamp, a combination lock, a timer, a strobe, a horn and 14 other options.

Moreover, all the devices assembled by the child will be interactive. For convenience, there is an instruction with very clear diagrams and explanations of the process. Children create various electronic devices with their own hands and are fond of assembling for long hours. In this case, the process is quite simple, the main thing is to follow the instructions. There is no need to solder anything, so the kit is absolutely safe. Parents leave laudatory responses and thank the manufacturer.

Advantages

  • lowest cost;
  • interesting options for assembled devices;
  • interactive models;
  • simple instruction;
  • very much like children and parents.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

The best electronic construction kits for children over 10 years old

LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Build & Command 31313

Rating: 4.9

LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Build & Command 31313

As in the previous category, the leader was the electronic construction set from the most popular LEGO manufacturer. This unique set is more than just a toy. The third generation robot, which is obtained after assembly, reacts to everything that happens around. It contains various sensors and sensors that ensure its communication with the outside world. A unique chip is responsible for the work, which is controlled via a smartphone. The robot can even be connected to a computer.

The child can assemble five different robot models from this set (tractor, scorpion, cobra, caterpillar assistant and human). It is worth mentioning separately about the tractor, it simultaneously plays the role of a crane, a crusher, a military vehicle. The boys are in love with the Lego set. Specifications are amazing: 16 MB of built-in and 64 RAM, Wi-Fi, OS Linux, 8 ports, display with loudspeaker. Of course, the cost for such a set of functions is appropriate.

Advantages

  • third generation technologies;
  • the widest range of functions;
  • 5 robot models;
  • excellent technical characteristics;
  • control via smartphone.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Arduino Expert BASIC 70798 HOME

Rating: 4.8

ARDUINO BASIC 70798 HOME

The next set from the popular brand 'Connoisseur' allows the child to show their boundless imagination. The electronic constructor can be assembled into 65 different projects, and besides them, you can also come up with your own. This set allows you to master programming in the C ++ language, learn how to work with the Arduino module. With it, you can program melodies and synthesize sound.

Kids can use a virtual oscilloscope, assemble measuring instruments, and more. A computer is required to work with the set. Assembling the kit helps in learning, as the student learns to create robots, computers, smartphones, and household appliances. The kit includes the necessary parts, the total weight of which is more than 3 kg. He is able to truly captivate a child aged 10 and older.

Advantages

  • wide functionality;
  • programming robots in C ++;
  • assembly of interesting devices and devices;
  • teaching useful skills;
  • great reviews.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Xiaomi Mi tu LKU4037GL Mi Robot Builder Rover

Rating: 4.7

Xiaomi Mi tu LKU4037GL Mi Robot Builder Rover

Electronic constructor Xiaomi Mi tu is a vehicle that can transform into a tank. A total of 1,086 parts were included in the kit, from which a very impressive structure is assembled, moving on tracks. All elements are made from safe materials using high-precision equipment. The finished model can be programmed by creating your own unique algorithms. In the attached instructions, the entire assembly process is detailed and understandable.

Control is carried out remotely, the assembled model can be controlled via the phone (using Wi-Fi or Bluetooth). Parents write positive reviews about the product, they like that the parts are compatible with Lego blocks. The kit is complemented by a control unit, a convenient container for storing parts and two motors. In order not to go deep into programming, the child can use the simplified control mode.

Advantages

  • good quality parts and mechanisms;
  • impressive appearance of the finished machine;
  • several control options;
  • smartphone application;
  • Compatible with Lego Technic series parts.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Merkur Electroset 3116 E1 Electricity and Magnetism

Rating: 4.6

MERKUR ELECTROSET 3116 E1 ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM

We give the honorable 4th place to the Czech electronic constructor, which is especially interesting for children. Its assembly allows the child to study physical processes deeper, get acquainted with electrochemistry. This constructor differs from the rest by a unique system of perforated metal parts that are connected with screws and nuts. This makes it possible for children to collect any designs that are limited only by their imagination.

The kit contains a motor rotor, magnet, induction coil, LEDs, reagents, indicators, etc. During the assembly process, many processes related to electrical engineering become clear to the child. The instructions provide examples of assembling an electric bell, Morse key, compass. The high cost is fully justified by the durability of the elements and a wide range of components. This electronic construction kit introduces students to the concept of magnetism, the basics of electricity. They can find out where, for example, the electric current comes from.

Advantages

  • practical tutorial;
  • children receiving information about electricity, magnetism;
  • helps to understand physical processes;
  • a large set of parts;
  • high quality and durability.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Amperka Matryoshka Z

Rating: 4.5

Amperka Matryoshka Z

The honorable fifth place in the category is occupied by a very interesting device of the Russian manufacturer 'Amperka'. This electronic constructor is a set of about 200 elements, including a breadboard, connecting wires, LEDs of different colors, transistors, electrolytic capacitors, buttons, piezo beeper and others. They can make 20 different interesting devices.

The manufacturer recommends this set to children from 14 years old, but 10-year-old children can also assemble it together with adults. A special brochure in the kit contains a theoretical part that introduces the child to the basic concepts of electricity and circuitry, and a practical one, where specific examples of creating 20 devices are added. For such functionality and capabilities, the electric constructor has a very reasonable cost.

Advantages

  • acquaintance with electricity, circuitry;
  • wide equipment;
  • 20 options for the final assembly;
  • detailed brochure with theoretical and practical parts;
  • acceptable price;

disadvantages

  • not identified.


Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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