ChatGPT Toy Projects

Storytelling kids toy powered by ChatGPT

My son is turning 5 years old in 6 weeks and I want to build him the most powerful toy robot the world has ever seen. This robot’s superpower will be…chatGPT.


  1. Must be a physical toy that my son can carry around with him.
  2. Should look roughly like a transformer robot.
  3. Can listen to speech and respond verbally.
  4. No moving parts.




  1. Raspberry Pi as the hub
  2. USB speakers and microphone connected to Raspberry Pi
  3. Power with a battery pack for mobility
  4. Casing that allows for speakers and microphone to be unobstructed while being robust enough to protect components from the chaos of a 5-year old
  5. Plastic robot body with the casing mounted on the back



  1. Wake word detector
  2. Voice activity detector
  3. Whisper API for speech to text
  4. ChatGPT API to process input and generate output
  5. Amazon Polly for text to speech
  6. Custom prompt engineering to ensure context is always safe for 5 year old
  7. I/O with microphone and speaker

First Story

My prompt

Write a story for a 5 year old about monsters and transforming robots where the main character is a robot who transforms into a black car.

chatGPT’s response

Once upon a time, there was a robot named Robby. Robby was a very special robot because he could transform into a cool, sleek black car. He loved zooming around, feeling the wind in his tires as he raced along the streets.

One day, Robby was driving around when he heard a loud growling noise. He looked around and saw a big, scary monster with sharp teeth and long claws! The monster was making its way toward the city, ready to cause chaos and destruction.

Robby knew he had to act fast. He quickly transformed into his robot form, ready to take on the monster. With his strong metal fists, Robby punched the monster in the face. But the monster was tough and wouldn’t go down easily.

Robby had an idea. He knew that he could transform into a special type of robot that had even more power than his regular robot form. He closed his eyes and focused hard, feeling his body changing and shifting into a new, stronger form.

When he opened his eyes again, Robby was now a giant robot with powerful arms and legs. He was ready to take on the monster once again. He punched and kicked the monster with all his might, and finally, the monster fell down defeated.

The people of the city cheered and thanked Robby for saving them from the monster’s rampage. Robby transformed back into his black car form and drove away, feeling proud of himself for being a hero.

From that day on, Robby knew that he had a special power to transform into different forms to fight off any monsters that threatened the city. And he felt happy knowing that he could use his powers to help others and keep everyone safe.

Jared Rand

By Jared Rand

Jared Rand is a data scientist specializing in natural language processing. He also has an MBA and is a serial entrepreneur. He is a Principal NLP Data Scientist at Everstream Analytics and founder of Skillenai. Connect with Jared on LinkedIn.

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