My NXT arrived today so with the help of the kids, we build the first level robot and had some fun with programming. So far it is a better experience than my first hours with the original Mindstorms RCX (spent several hours on the phone with tech support). Building the first robot took about 20 minutes, including unwrap time with the help of twelve, five and four year old girls.
Click the picture for some quick pictures, including the new slimline turntables that I wish I could purchase in a 10 pack. More pictures will be posted to that gallery as we build through the different robots.
Of course, I shot a few simple videos: