The Hummingbird robotics kit is a spin-off product of Carnegie Mellon's CREATE lab. Hummingbird is designed to enable engineering and robotics activities for ages 10 and up that involve the making of robots, kinetic sculptures, and animatronics built out of a combination of kit parts and crafting materials. Combined with a cross-platform, very easy-to-use visual programming environment, Hummingbird provides a great way to introduce kids to robotics and engineering with construction materials that they are already familiar with.
The Hummingbird kit contains a large number of sensors, lights, and motors compared to similarly priced kits. To get a closer look at the kit components, check out the Hummingbird site or watch the video. For technical details about the controller and kit components, refer to the datasheet.