Inthink it's a toss up between them and Minecraft Animation set - he has stick bots that he likes to play with and is mine craft mad so thought he could intertwine them.. plus he has loads of mine craft figures. Mm down to two choices.
Hedgy... I did look at them last year. Might habe a look again for his birthday on the 28th if December.
My kids started with the snap circuits sc-100. Then I bought then the snap circuits rover last year. This year I have bought the 750r which includes the student manuals. This is at their request, boys are 8 and 6.
I think we're going to buy our 9yo DS one of the Meccano Micronoid robots for Christmas. I saw it in a shop the other day and thought it looked very cool and have since looked up some reviews which look good too. Meccano
He already has the Hot Wires circuits set which is fantastic.