Wonder Workshop Dash & Dot Robots Makes Learning to Code Easy

A few months ago we won the Wonder Workshop Dash & Dot Robots after attending the KidzVuz Back to School Bash. Which was very exciting since during the event, my son was really taken with Dash & Dot!

Wonder Workshop Dash and Dot Robots Review

Note: Sponsored for the KidzVuz Star Reviewer Program. However, any personal views expressed are always 100% my own.

  • Meet Dash - Dash is a real robot, charged and ready to play out of the box. Responding to voice, navigating objects, dancing, and singing, Dash is the robot you always dreamed of having. Use Wonder, Blockly, and other apps to create new behaviors for Dash — doing more with robotics than ever possible. No books or camps needed!
  • Meet Dot - Dot is the brains of a robot. Dot comes with several games you can play right out of the box, such as Magic Dot Ball, Dot of Music, and Light Sword. Using free apps Wonder and Blockly, you get to see how these games are created, and make over a hundred more of your own games. The apps come with puzzles to guide you through — no books or camps needed!


Wonder Workshop Dash and Dot Robots
Wonder Workshop Dash and Dot Robots
Wonder Workshop Dash and Dot Robots
Wonder Workshop Dash and Dot Robots

Since then my son has spent LOTS of time learning how to make the Dash & Dot robots move and make sounds using the Wonder Workshop various apps. I recorded a brief demo of my son with his dash robot and how he controlled it using 2 of the apps. Check it out below.


At first glance I thought it would take him a while to learn the coding system. But within a few hours my son was through the basics and starting to make his own combos.

Some of which included making Dash follow me around and blow kisses. *sigh*

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While its nice to get robot kisses, I'm more impressed that Dash & Dot encourages my son to think critically and problem solve. While for him it's just fun figuring out how to make his robot friends do cool tricks, the skills he's learning now will carry over into his education and beyond.

And this is part of what makes Dash and Dot award-winning real robots. Right out the box, the robots are ready to interact and stimulate your children with free apps that connect and in-app challenges to keep kids engaged.

Wonder Workshop Dash and Dot Robots

The other part of what makes these robots great is the company Wonder Workshop.

Wonder Workshop creates robotics and hands-on play that make computer science accessible to young, curious minds.

Wonder Workshop was founded in 2012 by Vikas Gupta, Mikal Greaves and Saurabh Gupta, inventors, designers, programmers and parents who shared a belief that every child should have the opportunity to find delight in computer science and robotics.

Recently Wonder Workshop launched Wonder League's, the first ever nationwide Robotics Competition to make coding a new team sport for kids ages 6-11! And in just half a month, over 1150 teams sign up!

This is such a clear indicator that children want to learn about technology and computer science. And Dash & Dot are a great way to help them do this!

Wonder Workshop Dash and Dot Black Friday discount

And right now in celebration of the holiday, Wonder Workshop is offering a special 48-hour-only, #BlackFriday discount on any order from their online store beginning TONIGHT (12am PT, 11/26) through the end of Black Friday (11:59pm PT, 11/27).

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  • Save $10 OFF orders $100+ - CODE: NICE10
  • Save $25 OFF orders $200+ - CODE: NICE25
  • Save $50 OFF orders $300+ - CODE: NICE50

This is a great deal to jump-start your holiday shopping with Dash & Dot, Good Housekeeping’s Toy of the Year

After getting your own Dash & Dot, learn new project and play ideas from the Wonder Workshop community by visiting www.makewonder.com

Also be sure to watch the ongoing web video series, The Dash and Dot Show

Keep up to date with Wonder Workshop via

Facebook - www.facebook.com/makewonder
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26 comments:

  1. How cool is this! I love that there are so many toys that you can interact with a tablet or smart phone!

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  2. This toy/robot is so cool! I hope we have this kind of toy/robot here in the Philippines so my kids can also try it for themselves.Since they both also have robotics subject in their curriculum

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  3. Oh wow they are so cool... I want to review toys!! I want one for me do they have them in Australia.. I swear I buy all my daughters toys because I want them!! And educational ... double plus!!

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  4. I want to get the grandkids Dash & Dot so I need to take advantage of the savings. I like toys that make them think versus violent app games that make me cringe.

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  5. Looks like fun, congratulations on the win, that's some pretty decent discounts on Dash & Dot!

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  6. What an interesting workshop. This kids will surely learn a lot from this.

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  7. What a cool robot. I love how much it teaches kids. Thanks for sharing the sale. I am going to go take a look at the deal.

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  8. This looks great! I know my kids would love it! Coding is the new thing.

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  9. This sounds like a fantastic toy that teaches kids important skills, I would love to get one for my kids.

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  10. This is definitely a cute holiday gift idea. I can see how kids would learn while having oodles of fun.

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  11. That's really a cool toy! These kids nowadays are really in different level from us who spent our childhood in the 1990s.

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  12. That looks like a fun, educational toy! I wonder if it would be too above my six year old's level. It looks so fun.

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  13. Now this is something I wish was around when my boys were younger.

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  14. It's so cool playing both Dash and Dot. They really can help you be creative and also enjoy playing with some robots.

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  15. Oh this is super cool. I bet this would be a hit in my place with my middle kiddos. It looks right up their alley! - Jeanine

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  16. I actually got a chance to see this in action at KidzVuz. My sons loved it and I like that it teaches kids about coding.

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  17. This toy is so cool! The kids would love Dash and Dot. It's a perfect gift for them.

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  18. I've heard about KidzVuz before but never checked out their products. I think my kids will love robots

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  19. How adorable is that dash robot. Your son must've really taken to it - especially that it recognizes his voice, etc. So fun!!

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  20. Seeing and knowing about this just makes me really be in an awe to how technology is nowadays. This seems a lot of fun and I feel my niece would be interested in this as well.

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  21. What a cool and educational robot, I think my older nephews would love to play with the robots and create commands.

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  22. Wow, that looks like a lot of fun and a game that makes learning fun.

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  23. This is so cool. I had never hear of Dash Dot robots before. I will have to check them out. It would be perfect gift for my little one's birthday.

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  24. I haven't heard of Dash and Dot before but I love the critical thinking component and problem solving, these sound great!

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  25. Ooh this would be perfect for my 2 year old nephew! Definitely have to look into this!

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  26. This looks like such a neat toy and educational activity! My daughter would probably love it! Thanks for the review!

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