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Learning Resources Botley the Coding Robot (STEM Toy)


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Age: 5y+



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  • Communication Skills
  • Creativity
  • Discovering the World
  • Fine Motor Skills
  • ICT
  • Imagination
  • Independent Learning
  • Mathematical Skills
  • Observational Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Scientific Skills
  • Self-confidence
  • Technology
  • Thinking skills
  • Understanding


Learning Resources Botley the Coding Robot (STEM Toy)

Meet Botley: the dynamic coding robot that supports Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) learning. Engage and inspire young learners in STEM with the new generation of coding robot, Botley! 100% screen-free, Botley is the ideal introduction to coding; no smartphones or tablets required! Botley is also available with a fun activity set for numerous accessories.
  • Botley engages children as young as 5 years in a basic form of coding utilising step coding and logic
  • Encouraging early programming skills will develop critical thinking and problem solving in young learners
  • Children can easily program Botley to perform a variety of actions:
    • Move forward (one step at a time)
    • Turn left
    • Turn right
    • Reverse (one step at a time)
    • Detect object
    • Avoid object
    • Make a sound
    • Loop, to repeat a step or sequence
  • Children can program up to 80 steps in one sequence
  • Once a sequence has been programmed press transmit and watch Botley roll!
  • One “step” is approximately 20cm
  • Introduce smart logic with the object detection feature
  • Botley features LED lights on the top that show the direction of each step
  • Botley has a special sensor underneath, draw a bold black line and watch Botley follow it
  • This Botley set comes with:
    • Botley The Coding Robot
    • Easy-to-use Remote Programmer
    • Detachable Robot Arms
    • 40 Coding Cards
  • Encourage children to lay out the coding cards in their desired sequence before programming Botley. This will help them plan and visualise Botley’s path
  • Detachable robot arms enable Botley to move objects
  • Botley measures 13cm W x 7cm H x 8.5cm D
  • Botley requires 3 AAA batteries (WordUnited will provide the batteries free of charge)
  • Remote Programmer requires 2 AAA batteries (WordUnited will provide the batteries free of charge)
  • A variety of activity ideas in this activity guide
  • Listen to the Botley’s sounds!

Watch how to make Botley avoid objects here or follow a line here.

Product Dimensions: 20.3 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm