The National Parenting Center

SEAL OF APPROVAL WINNER

Spring 2009

Hexbug Inchworm


For those of us who have heard of nanotechnology or nanites, this may be the closest we’ll get to ever seeing (and certainly playing with) something like it. While the Hexbug isn’t going to fool anyone as actually being an inchworm it does demonstrate an uncanny ability to imitate the creeping motion of its namesake. Everything comes in a tiny little case, even the controller is itty bitty sized, but it responds instantly to your commands and will not only entertain but offer a unique insight into how robots and their gears work thanks to the transparent, colorful plastic outer shell.

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Recommended Age: 8 and Up
Price: $ 19.99

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