Hexbug Ant


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The Hexbug Ant scuttles around on its six rotating legs at top speed. Object sensors on its rear and its antennas mean that it will scuttle off in its ant-like way as soon as it detects an obstacle. Any detection results in the Ant shooting off in another direction.

It also has a sensor at the rear so if another obstacle is detected (i.e. another wall) then the Ant will avoid this too! These funky little critters make great little desktop friends.


  • The Hexbug Ant has obstacle detectors on its antennas and rear causing them to change direction when they touch an object
  • It has 6 rotating legs
  • The Hexbug Ant is a speedy Hexbug - almost like a Hexbug after a session on the caffeine
  • Colours may vary - Amber, Blue, Green, Pink or Purple
  • Requires 2x AG13/LR44 batteries (included)
  • Suitable for ages 14+


  • Dimensions: 6.5 x 5 x 2.5cm

Please note:

  • The plastic tab at the rear of the product must be removed for it to function.
  • Colours may vary.

Product Details


Delivery & Returns

How long will it take to arrive?

Please check the stock availability notice on your item when placing your order. This item is: Sold out

Please remember to add postal time (2-3 working days) to obtain a complete estimate of delivery to your door.

How will I know it has been sent?

You will receive an email to confirm when your item has been sent.

You can also check the status of your order and individual items by accessing My Account details and following the prompts.

Please allow 10 working days from dispatch of your order before notifying us of any late deliveries.

It may be advisable to check with your neighbours to see if a parcel has been left with them, check any outhouses you might have where it may be left if it cannot fit through your letterbox and contact your local sorting office to see if the item has been returned to the depot as undelivered and awaiting collection.

If I'm not completely happy with my item?

Please see our returns policy.


Customer Reviews




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Reviewed on 30/08/2012 by

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This little creature is crazy!! Hilarious to watch it whizzing around the room

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Reviewed on 04/04/2012 by

Hexbug Ant

What an ingenious little creature. The Hexbug Ant provides endless fun and entertainment. It works best on a kitchen floor but works great on shortpile carpet too. We have already purchased a second one and no doubt a third will be bought soon.

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Reviewed on 17/12/2010 by

Sooo fun

My kid got this as a present. Its so much fun and now it has turned into a party trick. It really runs around like a lunatic :)

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Reviewed on 19/09/2010 by

hexbug crab (its so cool)

I would recommend to a friend, no all my friends! My son had so much fun and when his friend came over all they did was play with the hexbug,you gotto buy it, it's so cool.

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Reviewed on 19/08/2010 by


Clever but not as much as fun as the Hexbug Nano. Wish I'd bought a couple of Nanos for my nephew instead.

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Reviewed on 03/06/2010 by

Excellent Gift

My husband loves this bug. Its so cute and entertaining :)

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Reviewed on 20/04/2010 by

Entertaining toy

Very simple to use and moves in a very quirky way. Only downside is that slightly fragile, one of our legs got bent, but we fixed it with a bit of careful manipulation!

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Reviewed on 16/03/2010 by

Children and insects

Bought the little fella for my 3 year olds birthday. Unwrapped the insect and set him off. He ran around the floor retreating from the kids excited and slightly fearful squeals and hid under the sofa. My 3 year old then went on to playing with a large cardboard box meaning he was forgotten about for a few days. Eventually Found him in a corner walking in circles with 3 of his legs pulled off. Great little toy but probably suited to someone a bit older.

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Reviewed on 10/02/2010 by

Cute Bug

My partner loved his hexbug - so much so that he has named him! It's a clever little thing and does respond to sound and touch. When it comes to an obstacle in its path, it uses its right legs to reverse and then moves forwards again. It doesn't respond to light as the description suggests - unless ours happens to be a fan of light.

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Reviewed on 10/01/2010 by

Cool Gadget

A little something that amuses all who watch it at work! Cute but not cuddly! Not just for the kids!Genius little fun bug....and the cat loved it too!

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