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Botley Teaches Children How to Code Through Fun Immersive Activities

 - Jun 15, 2018
References: learningresources
Botley is a small coding robot designed for kids to learn about the fundamentals of coding. The captivating colors and design reach out towards a younger audience as Botley is a small robot that travels on two wheels, has two small arms and a set of eyes. It comes as a set of 77 pieces featuring activities to assist in learning. The kit is comprised of coding cards, immersive obstacles, detachable arms and coding games. Notably, Botley does not require a screen to code and simply runs on a remote programmer.

The interactive robot can be coded for up to 120 steps, go through obstacle courses, detect and avoid objects, follow lines and loop around. Overall, Botley fosters creativity, problem-solving skills and computational thinking among children.