LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox 17101 Review : Fun Robot Toys for Kids

Product Features

  • Includes over 840 LEGO pieces, plus a LEGO Move Hub, Interactive Motor and a Color & Distance Sensor
  • Move Hub features Bluetooth low energy (BLE) connectivity, two encoded motors, activation button, internal tilt sensor and a light
  • Color & Distance Sensor detects distance, motion and color, and can also function as a light
  • Building instructions for all 5 models are included with the free LEGO Boost app, requires 6x AAA 1.5V batteries (not included).
  • Vernie the robot stands over 10in (27cm) tall, Guitar4000 measures over 1in (5cm) high, 16in (42cm) long and 5in (15cm) wide
  • A tablet or mobile phone is required, but not included. Compatible with selected iOS, Android, Kindle and Windows 10 devices with BLE 4.1 and newer. Compatible with selected mobile devices.
  • Download the LEGO Boost App in the Amazon Appstore:
  • Easy-to-use intuitive software with icon-based drag-and-drop coding interface
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Product Description

LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox 17101 Review: Building and Coding Kit, Fun, Educational, Learning, STEM, Robot Toys for Kids (847 Pieces)

Boost your LEGO building experience with the amazing LEGO BOOST Creative Toolbox. Build and customize Vernie, your own personal talking robot friend, code its behavior and complete fun activities with the included playmat.

Speak to Vernie and it will respond with facial expressions that reflect its mood. Vernie can move in all directions at variable speed on its large tracks, see objects and colors, sense distance, grip and carry accessories, make hand gestures and launch darts from its shoulder mounted shooter!

Vernie also senses and reacts to impacts and knows when you pick it up. Rebuild Vernie to create the M.T.R.4 (Multi-Tooled Rover 4), Guitar4000, Frankie the Cat or the AutoBuilder, all controlled via your smart device with the free downloadable app that also includes digital LEGO Building Instructions for all 5 models, plus cool activities and ideas to spark your imagination. 

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LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox 17101 Review

Customer Reviews


Best LEGO Boost Creative Toolbox for 2018 $159.95
  • Great Value
  • Extensive models
  • Easiness Setup & Connection
  • Other accessories and other sensors/motors
  • Using the Apps


LEGO boost is 80% of the learning at 50% of the cost and 20% of the hassle of LEGO’s fancier Mindstorms product. LEGO Boost compares really well to all other competing robots out there, so if you want your kid to know about coding, robotics, mechanics or technology, it’s a really easy choice. The age range is spot-on: 7 to 12 years old seems just right.


  • Great value for what you get
  • Extensive models for a lot of fun
  • Painless setup so that kids can use the app and Bluetooth connection


  • Needs an iPad or Android tablet, which can triple the cost
  • Limited accessories and other sensors/motors so far
  • App can be very confusing at times and the “unlocking” of levels is irritating easily.
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