ROBOTIS is behind a bunch of awesome educational robots. The Play 700 is a cute robot that introduces your children to STEAM concepts. This kit can be used to build 4 different robots (race car, scorpion, windmill, and puppy). The toy has Bluetooth and iOS/Android apps.
The Play 700 teaches users how to program using R+ Scratch and R+ Task2.0. 3D assembly instructions are available on multiple platforms. Ideal for kids ages 8+.