Calling all STEM superstars! With more features, more coding and more fun, Botley 2.0 the Coding Robot comes with everything a young coder needs to begin their screen-free coding journey. After kids master coding basics with Botley 2.0’s activities and accessories, they can try some new creative challenges like the six we’ve included here. You’ll find these and more when you download our free printable with 55 new activities.
Use cardboard boxes to build a city landscape for Botley to travel around. Include skyscrapers and tunnels, or even local landmarks. Then code Botley to travel through your city.
Robot costume party
Use construction paper or other materials to make a dress-up costume for your Botley. See who can dress Botley in the funniest or most surprising outfit. (Just be sure not to cover up Botley’s top or front sensors.)
Message in a Botley
Write a secret message on a piece of paper and place it in Botley’s hands. Then, code Botley to take the message to a friend. Have them write a message of their own and code Botley to bring it back to you.
Break it down
Botley is a super strong robot. Using toy construction blocks, can you build a tower strong enough to withstand Botley? Build the wall or tower, then code Botley to try to knock it down.
Botley at the races
On a large sheet of paper, draw a large oval shape in black marker to create a racetrack. Make sure the line is thick enough. Now, see how long Botley can push the ball along the track.
Code Botley to bring a note of encouragement or just say “Hi”. Write out a note and code Botley to hand-deliver it to someone to brighten their day.
Did you know? New Botley 2.0 is packed with super fun coding surprises. Download these secret codes to turn your Botley 2.0 into a dinosaur, frog, or get Botley to spin around and get dizzy!