|Brand Name||Innovation First Labs, Inc.|
|Item Weight||0.3 ounces|
|Product Dimensions||1.7 x 0.6 x 0.7 inches|
|Item model number||477-2409|
|Batteries||1 LR44 batteries required. (included)|
Hexbug Nano - Random Color
|Price:||$7.98 & FREE Shipping on orders over $49. Details|
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- Nano - Micro Robotic Creatures
- The robotic creature that behaves like a real bug
- Colors may vary
- Go online to register and track your Nano collection
- Additional bugs, track, habitats, carrying cases and more are available separately
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Top Customer Reviews
The main mechanics in this toy is the vibrating motion. But that is not the amazing part, this toy moves like a real bug. It goes forward and turns depending on the terrain. No problem if it bumps into walls, it just turn and just keep on going and going. Even if you lay it on its back, it just picks up itself like a cat. It just won't run on carpet though. Battery included. Made in China.
There are so many creative things you can do. We built a Duplo obstacles with tunnels, and a labyrinth of puzzles. It just goes to every niche and nooks it can get where it feets bring him. If you put it on the floor, it just runs around everywhere, goes in and out of furniture. My 5-yr-old son even put it inside a box of cereal when I was not looking. I have to dig deep to find it as it burrowed itself into it. Tons of fun. My son now carries it everywhere like a real pet.
The feet and the upper part of the bug are made of rubber. It has 12 legs, 6 on each side. It looks very durable unless somebody intentionally steps on it like a roach. The lower part of the body where it houses a single AG13 button battery is made of hard plastic. The on and off switch is also located there. My son is playing with this almost 2 days nonstop and I am surprised that the battery still going strong. I already ordered a set of 20 batteries for less than three dollars from Amazon.
Out of all of these robots, the tiny, inexpensive ($8.15) bug gets the most play and the most attention. My students are in awe of it and we have had many discussions of how it is constructed and how it works.
I've dropped it several time and it always continues to run. If it is flipped on its backside it'll turn itself over in moments. The only place it struggles running it carpet. While it still vibrates, it does not move forward much when it makes its way to a carpeted surface.
At any rate it is one of about 20 different robots I own and it is both the cheapest and the best. I found a birthday gift for all of my nephews as well!!
These things are so cute I could die! They're pretty and they go like gangbusters on smooth, hard surfaces (I have hardwood floors). I've made my own bristlebots and yet I bought 14 (count 'em, 14) of these. For myself, a grown-up. My children ask me if they can play with my "bugs" nearly every day (they have their own, but I have more than they do). Just for the record, I don't like other toy robots like Zhu-Zhu pets and Tickle-Me Anythings; I find them creepy.
If you're totally horrified by the movement of insects, hexbug nanos may creep you out. I did show some to at least one adult who disliked it for that reason. I find it delightful myself. If you've ever watched ants eating crumbs off the sidewalk, you'll probably like these too. You would swear that these little machines are sniffing and exploring just from their random movement, which makes me wonder how much of real insect movement is random.
I'd suggest buying at least 2 because a good chunk of fun can be had by watching them push and struggle, sumo-like, through the narrow bridges that come with the sets. If you're strapped for cash, buy 2 bugs alone and put them in a sheet cake pan or other walled container with tunnels and barriers made of halved paper towel rolls or pencils or whatever. Little pom-poms or crumpled paper balls are also fun; they'll push them about.Read more ›
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
These little bugs are so cute for a prank. I received one which was grey, I colored it with brown and black nail polish to look more real. . Read morePublished 12 days ago by Monabee
It's an adorable little toy and many of the cats I sit for love it. I bought two and plan on buying a few as gifts for my clients.Published 1 month ago by Enoch JJ Lite
VERY cute, but bought for a "stocking stuffer" for a grown man, and the charm wore off quickly. Read morePublished 3 months ago by DC
My kids love it and have played with it everyday for about six weeks.Published 5 months ago by Thomas C. Ferguson
This is an unexpectedly great cat toy! It keeps my kitty busy and is seems to be standing up the the normal ear and tear a large cat can inflict. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Ken from New York
My puppy goes crazy over this. Even though its not meant for dogs, I supervise her playtime. She is a small dog and loves to throw it around and chase it. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Sadie Kai
This product is made poorly. I received this yesterday for my son as soon as I opened it for him wouldn't work.Published 6 months ago by Roni L Henry