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Build Your Own Droids with a STAR WARS R2 Kit

Build Your Own Droids with a STAR WARS R2 Kit

Have you ever wanted to build your own Star Wars droid? Create your very own cute robot companion like BB-8? Or maybe a sassy sidekick like K-2SO? Well now you can with this radical Star Wars littleBits Droid Inventor Kit!

Dropping on Force Friday II, this unbelievably cool STEM kit allows you to create your very own R2 unit, complete with bleep bloops. It allows for customization so you can adapt your dynamic droid too. The finished robot can complete 17 different Star Wars-themed missions and encourages users to reconfigure their droid, adapting them with crafts and household objects to create something truly unique.

“We’ve created a gender-inclusive product that celebrates kids’ own self-expression and ingenuity, while showcasing the same characteristics of imagination, grit and invention that are embodied in the Star Wars franchise,” said Founder and CEO of littleBits, Ayah Bdeir, of the Droid Inventor Kit.

It’s truly an incredible time to be a Star Wars fan as we see our childhood dreams slowly becoming reality with accessible, more affordable tech like littleBits Droid kits. At $99.95 this will likely be a a huge hit for Force Friday as well as high up on a lot of Christmas lists!

Though these kits are aimed primarily at kids, I’m sure that we’ll see a whole bunch of excitable adults building their own custom R2 units, us included!

So will you be rushing out on Force Friday to grab your little Anakin their own Droid Inventor Kit? Or are you more of a C-3PO person? Maybe you’re just excited to see more STEM/STEAM stuff making it’s way into the hands of the future inventors of tomorrow? Let us know in the comments!

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