Thursday, December 22, 2016

Meet Dash the Robot by Wonder Workshop

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. All opinions stated are genuine and my own.


It's never too early to start teaching the kids about coding. Fortunately, Dash the Robot by Woder Workshop also makes sure that the learning is fun.

A cute little blue guy named Dash, this miniature robot teaches children all about coding and they don't even realize that they're learning because playing with it is just downright fun. Kids use a compatible electronic device and the free app to program what it is they want Dash to do. Before you know it, in no time at all, Dash will be singing, dancing and maneuvering his way around your house, all at the hands (and specifications) of your child's coding. Talk about tee-heeing and giggling. Wait until the first time you don't suspect Dash to be following you into the kitchen, and then bursting into song when you don't even know he's there. Talk about dropping the cookies! ;)  OR wait until you see the look on the family cat's face when he realizes there's a new cat, er um, robot in town. Code the robot to follow the cat and all kinds of laughing is going to take place.


Kids can also record their voice, so one of the times Dash is responding to a noise or movement, he will be doing it with a statement your son or daughter has programmed him to say. Something like, "Move it or Lose it" would make me laugh because I say that one all of the time. Not sure where that saying originated from, another generation, I suppose because I remember my mom and my grandparents saying it too.


Dash is fun all on his own, but you can purchase accessories to go with him if you like, such as the launcher you see above. Watch in awe as the kids program the robot to play, and he does so well, flawlessly launching those balls in the triangles to knock them down. This is the kind of 'toy' you buy that keeps on giving for a long time because it's got stick-to-it-tude. That means the kids are going to want to take it out time and time again, for a very long time to come.

Dash the Robot, by Wonder Workshop, is fun to play with on your own, with a friend, or even in a group. It has won a whole slew of accolades, including Toy of the Year from Oppenheim. Learn more by visiting the website. You can also follow along on Facebook and/or Twitter.

34 comments:

  1. Dash looks so cool! He's the perfect toy for kids who are interested in technology.

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  2. Now this is adorable and fun. I would love playing with this with my great granddaughter.

    Have a fabulous day. ☺

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  3. What an amazing robot. I know my son would have loved to have this when he was younger, wait I take that back. I am sure he would still love it now! I love that the kids are learning while playing.

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  4. I just saw a commercial for this the other day and KNOW that my boys would love this. I need to get them one.

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  5. That is such a cool toy. I love that it helps the kids learn how to code. STEM is the future.

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  6. I think this is a great idea for any kid. It's the perfect combination of education and fun. That's the key to getting kids excited about using their brains.

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  7. I need to get this for my daughter. She's very into sci-fi, which I think would make her interested in this and the whole coding side of it.

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  8. This is so cute! Definitely something my son would love to play with.

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  9. I love love love this. As a STEM person I think this is amazing. I wish I got into code earlier than I did. I love this idea of getting them started early and in a fun way.

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  10. What an absolutely amazing sounding robot - I quite fancy one myself, I think I could have a lot of fun with it!

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  11. I've been hearing alot about Dash lately. I want my kids to check it out. Seems like they would love it

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  12. This toy looks so interesting! My nieces would be so fascinated by it.

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  13. This seems like the hot toy this year. I know a little person would love this since they are big into tech.

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  14. Wow! I'm sure a lot of kids will love this one! It's really quite fun to play with! I can think of kids in the family who would love this!

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  15. I love toys that encourage STEM learning. Coding is going to be an important thing to know for future jobs, so I love that this really gets kids started on learning the basics early on and in a fun way!

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  16. What an amazing and fun robot toy! My son would surely love it! This is really cool.

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  17. I would've enjoyed that toy as a kid. Hey, I might even enjoy it now.

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  18. I've been hearing a lot of buzz about this lately! It's my son's birthday soon and I think he would love this as a gift!

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  19. Learning through play and not realizing it makes for a grand toy indeed.

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  20. This is on my son's wish list. We already got his Christmas gifts so we are thinking birthday. It is truly amazing what these toys can do now!

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  21. I have seen this cute little robot around on the internet.
    It looks like an excellent gift to give to children interested in robots.

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  22. LOL what a fun toy wish I was younger haha!

    Have a very merry Christmas :-)

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  23. Omg. Dash should meet my son this Christmas! He will surely love to play with it everyday! Im sure Dash will bring joy to our home! Very interesting!

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  24. The toys they have these days just blow my mind. It's truly amazing!

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  25. This one reminds me of BB from Star Wars. I love it! I think my nephew will be pleased to have it sometime soon.

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  26. A friend of mine has one, and it was so fun to play with. I may need to gift myself one this Christmas.

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  27. My son would go Gaga for Dash the robot! Looks like it is so much fun to play with- I might just have to sneak it into his holiday gifts!

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  28. That is quite a fascinating little toy

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  29. Now that is pretty cool. How fun!

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  30. My son would be thrilled to ,have Dash. Sounds like a cool robot.

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  31. This is so cute! I think my daughter would love something like this.

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  32. This looks like so much fun!! What a great idea for the kids, I love this! Definitely have to check it out for my nephew!

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  33. I've been hearing so many things about this robot! I've got to check it out for my kiddies!

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