STEM is essential to young learners. Science, technology, engineering and math aren’t just some of the most rudimentary pillars of education, they’re keys to unlocking future interests and eventually, careers. The toys your child plays with today sets them on the path for tomorrow. Hands-on problem solving, enhancing creative intuition, and improving your hand-eye coordination are just a few of the takeaways from building a singular VEX Robotics snap-together kit. But once your masterpiece has been constructed, is the fun over? Not at all! Most VEX Robotics kits feature alternate builds, lesser known creations derived from the pieces you already have. Keep the learning and laughs going, with these five awesome builds!
Made From: VEX Robotics Robotic Arm
Take to the skies with this realistic helicopter build. Featuring a real-spinning propeller, act out any imaginative rescue mission whenever you like! There’s even room in the cockpit for a nano or two!
Made From: VEX Robotics Ambush Striker
Shoot balls in rapid succession with this build, coming in at over a foot tall! Watch in amazement as the projectiles launch into the net over and over!
Made From: VEX Robotics Catapult
Own the open road, the world is your racetrack. This build screams extreme, showcase your specialized turning as you take on a VEX Gear Racer and leave it in your dust!
Made From: VEX Robotics Zip Flyer
Launch discs over ten feet with this multi-purpose machine. This build is sure to “wow” kids and adults alike, the perfect bring-along toy for a springtime picnic!
Made From: VEX Robotics Crossbow
Explore the outer limits with this futuristic spacecraft. Recreate your favorite sci-fi movie sequence behind the helm of this fan-favorite build!
VEX ROBOTICS ALTERNATE BUILDS SERIES 2, AVAILABLE SPRING 2017