There are plenty of fancy robot arms on the market. Not all of them are child-friendly. The Dobot Magician Lite is a smart robot arm with a graphical coding interface, eco-friendly plastic parts and collision detection. It weighs 2.4kg and has repeatability positioning of 0.2mm, 0.25kg payload, and 340mm radius range.
Magic Box is the external controller for this robot. It has Bluetooth and 12 expansion interfaces. The DOBOT Scratch software platform allows users to program, create games, and animate the robot by dragging & dropping coding blocks.
You can use Magician Lite with a soft gripper, suction cup, pen tool, and other changeable tools.