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We’re giving away amazing kits from our new Make: Ultimate Kit Guide EVERY DAY — thousands of dollars worth of merchandise, including MakerBots!

To celebrate the release of our latest publication, the Make: Ultimate Kit Guide 2012 (and its companion website), we’re giving away at least one of the cool kits reviewed in the issue each day during the holiday season.

Today’s giveaway is a bundle of THREE of the awesome and popular Herbie the Mousebot kits (one red, one white, the one, a $120 value!). Here’s part of Ryan Pederson’s review from the Kit Guide.

I built this Mousebot with my son, who had just turned 10. At first, I had to show him how to solder and helped him align the sides (not too easy), but by the end, he was doing all of the work himself and enjoying the “toughness” of the assembly. This kit is simple, but it demands attention to detail. The fun directions include jokes for kids and adults. All in all, this is a great starter kit, but you’ll need a nice soldering iron.

See the rest of review here.

To be eligible for today’s giveaway, all you have to do is leave a comment below in this post. The entry period for today’s prize will be until 11:59pm PST tonight. We’ll choose one person at random, you’ll be notified by email, and you’ll have 48 hours to respond. The Winners List is kept on the Giveaway landing page. That’s it! No purchase necessary or anything else to do. Please leave only one comment per post. You can enter as many giveaways as you like until you win. This giveaway is for US residents only. You also must be 18 years old to enter (Kids: Ask your parents to enter). See the Kit-A-Day Giveaway landing page for full sweepstakes details and Official Rules.

Important Note: If you enter this drawing, when it’s over, please check the place where you registered to comment (eg. Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter). Some people are winning these kits and then not responding when we send them a message using the available means of contacting them. We want to make sure you get your giveaway!

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.



  1. Anonymous says:

    Robots!! Yes!!

  2. Anonymous says:


  3. Bruce Sorge says:


  4. Michael says:

    Great Stocking stuffer.   :)

  5. Anonymous says:

    those would be fun!

  6. Brian O'Neil says:

    My dogs would love them!

  7. David Cushing says:

    3 blind mice, 3 blind mice, see how they………… well you know the rest.

  8. I always enjoy mechanical rodent hijinks.

  9. spudman says:

    Robotic Vermin, YES!  I would use this to help design a superior mouse trap, open source of course.

  10. Steven Christensen says:

    Wow, that’s a cute looking kit

  11. Tom Murdock says:

    Yes, please.

  12. Darian Lewis says:

    I saw a mouse in my boss’ office last week.  I would like to enter to win this to well, torture him.

  13. Ian Bukowski says:

    Triple yes!

  14. Renata Vincoletto says:

    Choose me!

  15. Anonymous says:

    mousebutt, cool!

  16. David Catlin says:

    Hmm, Puppy, two cats and a nephew.  I see fun in my future with these little critters :)

  17. John Doucet says:

    yikes’ mice!  these look like some really neat beginners kits.

  18. Anonymous says:

    My kid would love to build these with me. 

  19. Zachary Anderson says:

    Perhaps it can be modified to get rid of standard, biological mice.

  20. bderousse says:

    I wish these would take over instead of those pesky house mice.

  21. quantum42 says:

    i want to build these with my nephew.

  22. Bill Griffith says:

    That looks like a fun weekend project for the holidays.  My daughter would love it!

  23. Anonymous says:

    I really want to have one, to build it with my kids…

  24. Anonymous says:

    My daughter and her friends would really enjoy making these.  The added bonus would be to see the cats’ reactions to them.

  25. Anonymous says:


  26. Come to me little mice! I have cheese!

  27. Keith Nelson says:


  28. Gary Oshust says:

    I will call them The Squeakers Three!

  29. Anonymous says:

    Squeak squeak!

  30. Reagan Osborne says:

    The how-to video for these little guys is great!

  31. Anonymous says:

    These look like fun!

  32. Michael Pechner says:

    nice little mousies

  33. Kenneth Keen says:


  34. looks like fun to build and fun to play with

  35. Jonathan MacWilliams says:

    WOW! What a great idea!  Sign me up!

  36. S. D. Salyer says:

    Just started to get into hobby electronics and found this website.  These look like an interesting first project!

  37. Yay for contests! But seriously, a makerbot would be cool stuff, a nice project to get started making robots…

  38. John Walker says:

    This is a great start for the nieces and nephews.  Me too!

  39. Pimwadee Limsirichai says:

    I love mousebots!

  40. But Mousie, you are not aloneIn proving that foresight may be vain:The best laid schemes of mice and menGo oft astrayAnd leave us nothing but grief and painInstead of promised joy!

  41. Mar Williams says:


  42. Jon says:

    “I like to go swimmin’ with bow-legged women …”

  43. Roby Hamilton says:

    Looks cool

  44. Vrmithrax says:

    The dog would probably never forgive us for getting one of these…  Sign me up!

  45. Too many people entering…no hope…might have to buy something with…money.

  46. Rob Colby says:

    Awesome, I could entertain the cats and scare the dogs at the same time.

  47. Nathan Hunt says:

    Mousebots?  What fun

  48. Ed XXXXX says:

    I think this would be a nice little project to build with my grandson.

  49. Alan Zubatch says:

    PInky, Brain, and ??????

  50. Glen Sawyer says:

    Squeak, I say.

  51. Anonymous says:


  52. Anonymous says:


  53. Anonymous says:

    Ohh, fun…

  54. Calvin Cheema says:

    Actually, my cat will probably flee in terror before these. 

  55. 3 fine mice
    3 fine mice.
    See how they run.

  56. Tony Sharpe says:

    These look fun to chase the cat with

  57. David Kelly says:

    Both our cats would absolutely love these little guys

  58. Anonymous says:


  59. Courtney Christensen says:

    Still hoping to win a kit to build with a few lucky students at Computers4Kids.  Maybe this one?  Thanks Make!

  60. Me winning isn’t. You do.

  61. Richard Lawler says:

    Love them little meeses! 

  62. Ryan says:

    Please, and thanks!

  63. Brett Fieber says:

    This and a CatBot programmed to chase it and the fun begins!!!

  64. Craig LeBaron says:

    Looks like a fun project to do with the kids

  65. Sheila OKeefe says:

    bet this would drive my cat insane!

  66. roberto says:

    My kids will enjoy this.

  67. Anonymous says:

    eek! a mouse!

  68. Eric Lofgren says:

    I’d like you to pick me, please.

  69. fluxivit y says:

    great, the autonomous cheesebots are running the place right now

  70. Michael Ciuraru says:

    they’re so cute!

  71. Kelli Lubeley says:


  72. Greg Chambers says:

    These look like fun

  73. devinberg says:

    looks like a good office prank opportunity

  74. David Weier says:

    Maybe I’ll squeek this one out!

  75. Kevin Barry says:

    i built a Herbie with my 7 year old son. It is a great project, moderate difficukty and teaches a lot of great skills!  Excellent directions and a great robot.

  76. TK says:

    Yay Herbie!

  77. Chris Zagorski says:

    why not

  78. Rory Santino says:

    Robots make everything better.

  79. Peter Fleck says:

    I want one!

  80. Joseph kirdahy says:


  81. I would love this mouse

  82. Anonymous says:

    I build one of these a few years back with my kid. Would love to make another.

  83. Anonymous says:

    I like these better than the real thing

  84. PJ Perfetti says:

    cool critters

  85. Scott says:

    Neat kit!

  86. These are pretty nifty

  87. a b says:

    Nice! Would be a great project with the kids.

  88. Matthew Coleman says:

    my girls would like playing with these.

  89. Anonymous says:

    cool kit!

  90. Anonymous says:

    mmmmm.   mouse(s).

  91. Anonymous says:

    Try, try again…

  92. earthenwall says:

    I’ve always wanted some pets

  93. Anonymous says:

    That’s all I need, mice running around! :-P

  94. Thomas Logan says:

    This looks neat

  95. THE A B P THREE says:

    Mice would be nice.

  96. Please please please me please!

  97. Anonymous says:

    Things to confuse my kitties!

  98. Anonymous says:

    I would love to win something.

  99. Stacy Devino says:

    Wonder how much my dog will hate this….*grinning* 

  100. wonder if my cats will be chasing them

  101. James Woods says:

    I’ve been looking for kits like MAKE for a while now.  JEELabs Shop has a few nice kits w/ Arduino.  However, I’m still looking for kits like DIY Oscilliscope and Vector Network Analyzer with Arduino.  These would be great learning kits and useful in the hobby shop.  Has anyone built these and/or are DIY kits available? p.s. sweet mice…lol

  102. Can’t win if I don’t play.

  103. Anonymous says:

    These look great! I never usually comment on posts but look at me now :o

  104. Bcook65 says:

    Can you say Cheese !

  105. Anonymous says:

    aww how cute ……enteri

  106. Anonymous says:

    Looks like a fun project :-)

  107. Anonymous says:

    mice are cute….enter

  108. Tim Youngblood says:


  109. Kathy Tappan says:


  110. Vincent Chernesky says:

    Squeaking by!

  111. Anonymous says:

    Sounds like great project to do with kids

  112. Awesome, wanted to build that kit as soon as I saw it. I have 3 boys and I’m sure they would get a huge kick out of that bot. My cats and ferrets would like it to ;-)

  113. Owen Collins says:

    WOuld love to win one. Here’s hoping.

  114. Ben Kasava says:

    That would make a gereat christams present, methinks.

  115. Oh, my son would love this!!

  116. Shane Warren says:

    Looks like a fun kit to build with my son.

  117. Rohan Bhandari says:


  118. Hajo Höhler-Brockmann says:

    that looks like a present for my little brother!

  119. James says:

    Perfect for me and the kids! 

  120. Doug Johnson says:

    Twas the night before Christmas an all through the house
    The robots were stirring, each looked like a mouse.

  121. Edward Shin says:

    I would love one of these!

  122. gautjac says:

    i would enjoy building this with my daughter!

  123. Gregory Lee says:

    I want, I Want, I want, I want to win this!

  124. Dana Mifflin says:

    Kit me!

  125. Sam Lichtenstein says:

    I would like one of these.

  126. christopher myers says:

    I have helped a friend build one and was impressed with the results,  It is a great kit!  I love the design there are so many well thought out details that make this kit really fun to put together and everyone wants to play with it when it is done (not to mention the excellent directions). The way the circuit boards serve as the body is ingenious.  The tail switch is also great feature which adds another way to play with it.  I highly recommend the Mousebot to anyone looking for a stocking stuffer (even one for yourself if you are not lucky enough to win one).  The kids loved playing with it, I had to replace the batteries in the flashlight way before I replaced the battery in the Mouse : )

  127. Cool! If I got this I would do a kids’ soldering/robotics workshop to build them.

  128. Ari Teger says:

    This would be a perfect excuse to invest in a good soldering iron

  129. wow my nephew would love this!

  130. Anonymous says:

    I have a couple of nieces that would get a kick out of learning to solder on these

  131. Jed Brewster says:

    Such cool kits!

  132. Anonymous says:


  133. Anonymous says:


  134. Carl Price says:

    I’m in.

  135. Anonymous says:

    mighty nice!

  136. Anonymous says:

    Finally! A companion for my mechanical elephant?

  137. Anonymous says:

    A mousebot army!

  138. George Stuart says:

    an entry for the giveaway

  139. Anonymous says:


  140. Anonymous says:


  141. Allen Boehm says:


  142. Dan Long says:


  143. I’d be very happy to find these mice in my home.

  144. Anonymous says:

    Awesome!  Great excuse to get a soldering iron.

  145. Anonymous says:

    9v Battery mice – they won’t keep you up at night gnawing in the walls …

  146. Michael Olsen-Ruberg says:

    Love the mousebots!

  147. Craz Apple says:


  148. James Carey says:

    Please please please please

  149. One Herbie is great fun. Two Herbies are amazing fun: one chases the other.

  150. Anonymous says:

    This one I know I’ll win.  Hickory Dickory Dock!

  151. Anonymous says:

    I’ve been thinking about getting this kit to make w/ my son. With three, we could each build one and use the third one for nefarious experiments.

  152. Adam Grow says:


  153. Anonymous says:

    My kids would love this!

  154. I have a cat named Mouse… He’s gonna LOVE this!

  155. Anonymous says:

    Here mousey, mousey…

  156. Anonymous says:

    “…..not a creature was stirring. Not even a mouse. “

  157. John W says:

    Looks like fun!

  158. Bryant Pocock says:

    This would make a great christmas gift for my cousin

  159. Jim says:

    I would love to build these for my 16 cats

  160. Yakov Grinberg says:


  161. I liked this project when I saw it in make a long while ago.  Would like to see how the kit goes together

  162. William Stevens says:

    Awesome kit! I wonder how it could be reused?

  163. Stocking stuffers for the makers in my life!

  164. Albert Straub says:

    Well, my significant other didn’t like my pet rat.  Maybe artificial rats would go over better?

  165. Lia Venner says:

    This aunt would love to do this project with her 13YO niece! :)

  166. My little sister has always wanted one of these

  167. Anonymous says:

    Would be fun to make all 3 of these chase my cat! Turn the tables on that spoiled bugger!!!

  168. Anonymous says:

    Cat toys!

  169. Joe Hagan says:

    o ya

  170. Keith Schincke says:

    I wonder if I can put fuzzy covers on these.

  171. My 9 year old has been asking to build a robot. These look like a great place to start.

  172. Todd Walden says:

    That is totally awesome, but I’m not entirely sure why.

  173. Anonymous says:

    mice are nice.

  174. Some for the pleasures here below
    Others yearn for The Prophet’s Paradise to come;
    Ah, take the cash and let the credit go,
    Nor heed the rumble of a distant drum

  175. Mike Camp says:

    Three blind mice. See how they run.

  176. Anonymous says:


  177. Anonymous says:

    Where’s my cheese? :)

  178. Jimmy Brokaw says:

    Oh! I have three people in my family, and they all want to make mousebots!

  179. Anonymous says:

    More than one…I can then make a mouse train.

  180. Patrick Bynum says:


  181. Josh Blackann says:

    Sounds like the purrfect gift for my robot cat!!

  182. Michael Kohne says:

    Ohh! something to do with kids! And to annoy the cats!

  183. So, would these be 3 blind mice?

  184. Nick Howard says:


  185. Sean Lavery says:

    Making the junkbot version is a little tricky – I’d love to get these for the kids.

  186. Anonymous says:

    It will be my turn to win one day!

  187. Zachary Hayward says:

    Candy on a mousebot and a child chasing it, sounds like a youtube video waiting to happen.

  188. Anonymous says:

    What a neet kit these are

  189. Shawn Halli says:

    Yes, this would be great for me to play with making with my son, and as he gets older he could make his own

  190. Anonymous says:


  191. Imre Polik says:


  192. Anonymous says:


  193. These would go great with my cat robots ;-)

  194. Addie says:

    Wonder if my real mice would get along with them?

  195. poor hobo says:

    Go get your Mouse!

  196. I hereby enter the drawing!

  197. Ted Breyere says:

    Daddy wants a mouse!

  198. Bonz says:

    I love me some robot mice.  

  199. Anonymous says:

    I’ll need to hack the mouse for spider hunting

  200. David Ng says:

    These will be fun for my niece and I!

  201. Anonymous says:


  202. So cool, my cousin would love one!

  203. Anonymous says:

    Enter Me Please

  204. dfunk says:

    what a great teaching opportunity

  205. Brittany Wilson says:

    This would be awesome!

  206. My hope is to teach my little one to explore and create, to make!

  207. Sean says:

    :)  ;)  :)  ;)  :)

  208. Anonymous says:

    for your consideration

  209. Daniel Houghtaling says:

    Now we just need a catbot and cheesebot…

  210. Barry Briggs says:

    I’ll take one sign me up

  211. Philip Topham says:

    Mouse Mouse Mouse.

  212. Tucker Wilson says:


  213. Anonymous says:

    I love Herbie!

  214. Anonymous says:

    Eek a crowd of mice

  215. James R. says:

    Would that this celebration continue!  Awesome!!!

  216. Kirt Stanke says:

    My dog will probably eat it, but enter me anyway.

  217. Brandon Wachtel says:

    “ENTRY” Pick Me!

  218. Teaching tool! david.smolkin atg—–

  219. Jeannie Arnold says:


  220. Anonymous says:

    this would drive my dog nuts

  221. Mousebots will take over the world!! Enter me in the kit a day contest.

  222. amine amri says:


  223. Mike Bila says:

    could have alot of fun with this

  224. Scott MacKinnon says:

    Here’s my entry…

  225. Anonymous says:

    A great way to start off my “rule the world” project! :)

  226. David Ramos says:


  227. Anonymous says:

    robotically enhanced cuteness

  228. George Koehl says:

    hey kitty kitty

  229. First Mice – Then the World :o)

  230. Anonymous says:

    Meeces… Do they leave little electronic poops? I’d still take them.

  231. Anonymous says:

    The mousebot kits are too cool!

  232. Nico says:

    thanks for all these gift!

  233. Peter Natale says:

    these are pretty awesome!

  234. Tom Stearns says:

    I could have mice that don’t steal our food!

  235. Anonymous says:

    herbie is cool

  236. Rishaan Patel says:

    i like the white one

  237. Anonymous says:

    robotic vermin! Great!

  238. Daniel Smith says:

    Yay robot mice!

  239. Oh common, must pick me this time :)

  240. Anonymous says:

    lol i really want one of these! :D

  241. Mathew Simon says:

    I always wanted one of these! Pick me!

  242. Michael Burr says:

    Sign me up!

  243. Mark Hanford says:

    My cat has told me not to enter.  I don’t listen to my cat.

  244. Rob Maxwell says:

    I’ll have another go.

  245. jbr123 says:

    I think I am going to use this to teach our two cats to solder.

  246. Bev Keffer says:

    gimme gimme!

  247. Tod Stetson says:

    3 blind mice! see how they run!

  248. Ralphe Wiggins says:

    Maybe I can make a cat to mix it up!

  249. Anonymous says:

    all you need now is robotic moving cheese!!

  250. Anonymous says:

    I will love him and pet him and call him George.

  251. Anonymous says:

    signing up.

  252. Adam Hathaway says:

    Hook a man up!

  253. Laurence Doss says:

    I for one welcome our robotic overlords.

  254. Tim Pettigrew says:

    Commenting to win that thar mouse kit.

  255. Glenn Tucker says:

    Pick me. Glad your not going by creativity of comment.

  256. Ben Zuniga says:

    i would like to see a mouse with tank treds

  257. Ben Zuniga says:

    being a little creative makes this fun to do!

  258. Roy Griffith says:

    I just bought some mouse traps

  259. Andre Koster says:


  260. DakotaE says:

    I wonder how difficult it would be to mount a tiny camera and a tiny computer that runs image recognition software on one of these… Autonomous cat-exercise for the win!

  261. Anonymous says:

    I’d like the “” one please!

  262. Cry havoc, and let slip the mice of geeks!

  263. Jay Graves says:

    I would love to get these.

  264. Doug Orlosky says:


  265. Anonymous says:

    Good luck everyone!

  266. krys evans says:

    Good luck.

  267. Pick me! Pick me! My old kitty can would have lots of fun chasing these.

  268. Randy Bredell says:

    Where the cheese at?

  269. Keith Beard says:

    Thank you for all these great kits.

  270. jeffrey ambs says:

    Is it my turn to win?

  271. Stephen Maxwell says:

    I hope its my turn. *Prays to the flying spaghetti monster*

  272. me… me…. please pick me…!!!! :)

  273. Justin says:

    Any bot will do!

  274. Jeremy Owens-Boggs says:

    I’d love these kits!

  275. These would drive the dogs crazy.

  276. Rodney Abke says:


  277. So cheesy I would love them though….

  278. Travis Dahl says:

    I think it’s about time my daughter learned how to solder…

  279. DK says:

    i’d love to have one

  280. Anonymous says:

    Dance mice Dance! Bwahahaha!

  281. Anonymous says:

    Hello, Jerry…

  282. Bernie Solo says:

    Electronic vermin, COOL! Thanks MAKE!

  283. Michael Andrews says:

    I will make an army of mouse bots.

  284. Jordan B says:

    These look fun!

  285. Aaron Cox says:

    These look o fun! Everyone needs an Army of Robot Mice!

  286. Jeffrey Smith says:

    i would like one of these please and add some cheese!!!

  287. Roger Romani says:

    Throw in a robot cat!

  288. Kelly H says:

    My cat would love these! Or maybe not. But I would!

  289. Anonymous says:

    give me somethign already aaaa

  290. Jason Dean says:

    Okay, these are pretty cool.

  291. Anonymous says:

    Maybe they’ll scare the real mouse in my house away?

  292. Tom Warin says:

    These would drive our cats crazy.

  293. Anonymous says:

    Just found this site. Looking forward to following it (and maybe even winning something).

  294. Anonymous says:

    Eeeek… a mouse!

  295. Elliott Brecht says:

    Seems really cool

  296. Anonymous says:

    Pick meek a mouse!

  297. Joseph Pitz says:

    count me in

  298. Stuart Guarnieri says:

    If I win this, I’ll have to make a cat bot to chase it.

  299. Anonymous says:

    if I don’t win Im gonna make a mouse catcher bot

  300. Eli Garlick says:

    if i win this i will make a mouse battle robot!!!!! 

  301. Anonymous says:

    Cute and fun.

  302. Anonymous says:

    very cool!

  303. Michal Chamedes says:

    So that’s what they used in Mousetrap…

  304. Ktulu says:

    random words…

  305. Anonymous says:

    Make a mouse in the house.

  306. Anonymous says:

    My cat will like to chase these.

  307. Thomas Boggs says:

    These look so cool!

  308. Anonymous says:


  309. Fightcube says:

    Cute!  This WILL drive my dog nuts ;-)

  310. Fightcube says:

    Cute!  This WILL drive my dog nuts ;-)

  311. Michael Cheng says:


  312. These would be PURRfice to my sisters 4 cats. LOL

  313. This got an ‘oooOOooo’ from me ;D

  314. Anonymous says:

    Is there a companion CatBot product to chase it around?

  315. Anonymous says:


  316. Anonymous says:

    Will this annoy the cat? If so, I must win one!

  317. Anonymous says:

    I will stock up on eCheese.

  318. Craig Piercy says:

    My boys and I (emphasis on the “I”) would love to build these. Thanks for the chance to win.

  319. Richard Holmes says:

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  320. susie q says:

    this would be gerat to win!

  321. Anonymous says:

    Herbie, I NEED IT!

  322. Daniel Crooks says:

    Only three? The picture shows four!

  323. Matt says:

    This would actually be a fun little project.  Thanks Make.

  324. Anonymous says:

    I like mice!

  325. andy.mello says:


  326. Scott Moulden says:

    pick me please

  327. Jon Peterman says:

    I’ve got a blue one can I get red white and black

  328. Guitarlore says:

    Say cheese!

  329. Ben Brandt says:

    Now we just need an EMP-based mousetrap

  330. Timothy Gray says:

    Yay Mousebot!   My cat will enjoy building this!

  331. Sarah Richardson says:

    This looks like fun.

  332. Anonymous says:

    Now if I could only find that robot cheese!

  333. Eric Gero says:

    Looks like alot of fun!

  334. michael polk says:

    I would love to win these for my son and I to build!

  335. Anonymous says:

    My cat may never be the same after this…

  336. Philip Gudde says:

    Winning a free kit? That’s what i’m talkin about!

  337. Anonymous says:

    I love robots!

  338. Robert Gilley says:

    Oh sweetness. Those are some rad rat bots! 

  339. Christopher Kramer says:


  340. Alex David says:

    Maybe one of these days.

  341. Anonymous says:

    Hope hope hope that I win and that this Disqus thing works.

  342. Todd Rathier says:

    Very cool, luv bots!

  343. George Hart says:

    my daughters would like these.

  344. Anonymous says:


  345. AJ Lewis says:

    All I’d need if I won this is an electronic mousetrap…

  346. Keith Smith says:

    Just found out about Make – this looks like a great start

  347. Anonymous says:


  348. Anonymous says:

    Sign me up… if I keep losing on these, I have a better chance on the last makerbot right?

  349. Anonymous says:

    Mice for the infestation of the future!

  350. Anonymous says:

    This would be great–I have two boys, so we could each build one!

  351. Anonymous says:


  352. M. W. says:

    Cute kits!

  353. Philip Lexow says:

    Awesome! I have three cats here I want to teach a lesson to!

  354. Nilit Muley says:

    This looks like it’ll be fun to put together with my nephew!

  355. Sam Winn says:

    what a nice little set

  356. Just the thing to start off my Xmas shopping!

  357. Anonymous says:

    Looks like a fun set to build.

  358. Bryan Thurnau says:

    my kids would love these

  359. Daniel Lamblin says:


  360. Aaron Steele says:

    Fulfilling my daily ritual…gimme gimme

  361. Mike Burr says:

    What a cool way to start into robots. ;-)

  362. Matthew says:

    I could totally freak my cats out with this!

  363. Ann Monroe says:

    Three mice would be three times as nice.

  364. Anonymous says:


  365. Rick Smith says:

    My son is working on a mousebot for a project in his science class.

  366. Tony Weiner says:

    eek! a mouse!

  367. Anonymous says:

    What do you call a man with no arms and legs in a hot tub.

    Wait for it……

    Stew…….get it? Stew.

  368. Anders Howard says:

    Mouse me!

  369. Anonymous says:

    yay for the good kind of mice to have

  370. Three kit mice, three kit mice, see how they run!

  371. Jim Van Verth says:

    Excellent, more kits for the daughter and me!

  372. I’d like to win these!

  373. Anonymous says:

    I  like mice.

  374. Anonymous says:

    Mice are cool!

  375. Want to make a mouse robot with my grandson!

  376. Anonymous says:

    Mouse me baby!

  377. Looks like a great project for my son to practice soldering on.

  378. Anonymous says:

    Looks like something that could drive my hamsters crazy.

  379. Kevin Bennett says:

    Only good mice is Robotic mice…and dead ones too.

  380. Ben Stoutenburgh says:

    These look fun

  381. Jonathan Pruett says:

    This would be very cool!

  382. Anonymous says:

    Mouse a day keeps the cat away

  383. Anonymous says:

    Three blind mice

  384. Blair R says:

    Three blind mice

  385. Rosalie Berg says:

    I wonder how it will get along with a zhuzhu pet?

  386. Anonymous says:

    new twist on the pied piper 

  387. Jim McCorison says:

    Fun to chase cats with.

  388. I’ve missed two entry opportunities, so I’m hoping my luck turns around.

  389. Anonymous says:

    I’m Rick James b@!”h

  390. Rachel Quist says:

    Love it!

  391. Anonymous says:

    nice mice

  392. Dave Jensen says:

    That would be one mousebot for each cat, and one left over for the baby on the way!

  393. Anonymous says:


  394. spdbmp says:

    Hickory Dickory Dock

  395. John Baird says:

    Rats, I wanted a clock.

  396. Dan Anderson says:

    Awesome – Robots!

  397. Terry Kremin says:

    Here, kitty, kitty…

  398. Anonymous says:

    you could put a clock on its back, and chase it around to see the time!

  399. Daniel Shown says:

    mouse about that!

  400. Anonymous says:

    Looks line more fun.

  401. Chris Vanco says:

    sweet! looks like fun.

  402. Anonymous says:

    I would love to have this one!

  403. Brian Berry says:

    Yes – I need them!

  404. John Schneider says:

    Puppy dog eyes  

  405. Charles Berman says:

    I love bacon, and would love a mouse

  406. Anonymous says:

    Cybermat anyone?

  407. David Miller says:

    Are there also mechanical cats to chase the mice?

  408. Frank Herbert says:

    wow, that’s pretty swell!

  409. Anonymous says:

    I fear these mice are the precursor to the SkyNet program.

  410. Forrest Frye says:

    I wonder if I could design an electrical cheese block for these guys.

  411. Audie says:

    One mouse, please.

  412. Audie says:

    One mouse, please.

  413. Lori Refness says:

    My wife hates mice.

  414. Lori Refness says:

    My wife hates mice.

  415. Joe Crop says:

    looks like a fun project.

  416. Joe Crop says:

    looks like a fun project.

  417. These are MICE. Literally :P

  418. These are MICE. Literally :P

  419. Jay B. says:

    I’ve always wanted to try this kit!

  420. Jay B. says:

    I’ve always wanted to try this kit!

  421. Mousey is not so junky looking anymore.

  422. mvsorola says:

    I promise not to scare the wife with these

  423. Our cat could really use a new toy.

  424. Anonymous says:

    this would be fun to build

  425. Misbah Anjum says:

    Very Cool

  426. Misbah Anjum says:

    Very Cool

  427. Misbah Anjum says:

    Very Cool

  428. Ismaeel Ghouse says:

    i love anything robot related

  429. Ismaeel Ghouse says:

    i love anything robot related

  430. Ismaeel Ghouse says:

    i love anything robot related

  431. Scott Ramsey says:

    My boy would love this.

  432. Eric Martin says:

    Haha these look like a ton of fun, me wantz

  433. Danny Zinck says:

    my kids would love this

  434. Blake Sawyer says:

    This would be fun to build with my kiddo, and who doesn’t like mice, right?

  435. Anonymous says:


  436. Shawn Myers says:

    My cat and dog would kill for these!

  437. Anonymous says:

    mice! bots! cool!

  438. daniel mcclain says:

    see how they run…

  439. John T says:

    Very nice

  440. Evan Burr says:

    Go Broncos!

  441. Pretty much the raddest christmas gift ever.

  442. Larry Garetto says:

    I love non-organic mice

  443. Dan Pelzel says:

    I’m game

  444. Anonymous says:

    Great idea!

  445. MrRebeLs says:

    Here kitty kitty

  446. Donald Lutz says:

    I’m imagining the three-legged housecat by turns chasing and being chased by these

  447. Nicholas Levandoski says:

    Is the song “Three Blind Mice” appropriate in this instance? It keeps playing in my head.

  448. Ryan Holler says:

    These would be a fun project!

  449. Bram Lambrecht says:

    So many comments

  450. Anonymous says:

    Rooty toot toot!

  451. Mark Wiechec says:

    This is great! I just stumbled across this. I hope I win even though my wife hates mice.

  452. Anonymous says:

    My dog would love [hate] these.

  453. Anonymous says:


  454. Anonymous says:

    I shall call them Mickey, Minnie, and Mighty.  Poor Mickey, it seemed that he had everything in order until that tough guy Mighty showed up and ruined everything.

  455. Bryan Reilly says:

    Sign me up :-) mouse building party at home if i win!

  456. Anonymous says:


  457. Paul Grosskopf says:

    My cats would love these! Free videos if I win these.

  458. Ian and Monica Moore says:

    What a great idea.  I was about to buy some stuff anyways but if I could get it for free, that is even better.
    You guys rock!  I love this book.

  459. Anonymous says:

    oh this would be so much fun

  460. Anonymous says:

    The cat will love this!

  461. Anonymous says:

    Eeeek! :-)

  462. Anonymous says:

    Looks like a lot of fun.

  463. Anonymous says:


  464. Zachary Gregg says:

    This is cool.

  465. Zachary Gregg says:

    This is cool.

  466. David Gross says:

    i would like one and so would my girlfriend and so would my cat

  467. Anonymous says:

    Codex, Zabu and Fox?

  468. Anonymous says:

    Build a better mousebot…

  469. Anonymous says:


  470. Things like this are amazing for teaching kids about simple robotics and control systems. Keep it up!

  471. Steve Custer says:

    This would be a cool proect to do with the kids.

  472. Anonymous says:

    My new army of minions!

  473. coming in at the last second here
    i want to use these things to test some “smell” sensors i’ve been thinking about making

    and of course, they’s be smelling cheese

  474. Frank Guerra says:

    Me and my two boys have our fingers crossed!

  475. Frank Guerra says:

    Me and my two boys have our fingers crossed!

  476. kevin sexton says:

    another cool kit, enter me

  477. kevin sexton says:

    another cool kit, enter me

  478. Patrik D'haeseleer says:

  479. Vivek malhotra says:

    I am an electrical engineering student and would love to get a kit from Make Magazine

  480. Elizabeth Gordon says:

    I love robot kits.

  481. Anonymous says:

    Mice!  For the family and the cat!

  482. Andrew Miller says:

    Nifty ^^

  483. Anonymous says:

    **squeals** too cute!!!

  484. David Carley says:

    Hope I’m not too late…

  485. Gareth Branwyn says:

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  486. yay would love to get a mouse robot, non the less 3!

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