Meet the Vortex: a fun toy designed to teach your kids the basics of programming and robotics. This open source robot connects to your iOS or Android device via Bluetooth and relies on its built-in computer and sensors to move around and respond to your commands. It comes with 4 pre-installed games: Bumping Fight; Virtual Golf, Driving, and Robot Soccer.
Vortex is programmable using an iPad. It provides users with a visual interface to get the job done. It features 2 infrared proximity sensors, 2 encoder, and a sound player. It has an expandable design. More information can be found here.