Skitterbot – A Bug You Won’t Want to Squash

I had the opportunity to see the Skitterbot in action last February when I attended the International Toy Fair in NYC. The Skitterbot is a small bug shaped robot that is crazy fast. It can travel at one foot per second. You can control the Skitterbot with the 5 function remote that includes controls for forward, back, left, right, and stop. A retractable USB charger is built into remote and will provide 15 minutes of play
for a 30 minute charging session. Skitterbots come in Red, Blue, Clear, and Green. They are currently available at RadioShack and Toys R’ Us for $19.99. Watch them in action here.

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3 comments… add one
  • Jerry Danzig September 24, 2010, 10:22 am

    Ugh — anyone who has ever seen a waterbug in the house would never want one of these. Maybe they’re intended for little boys to scare the bejesus out of their sisters…

  • jhon September 24, 2010, 12:36 pm


    HAH! That’s the exact reason my son gave me as to why he should get one for Christmas. Little does he know my daughter thinks they’re cute.

  • Fman52 September 24, 2010, 8:35 pm

    @Jerry lol and agreed

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