Botley the coding robot STEM Kit contents

Learn early STEM skills through play with Botley the Coding Robot. Botley teaches the basics of coding through active play and promotes critical thinking and problem solving skills. Some of Botley's fun, interactive features include detecting and moving around objects, following looping commands, navigating obstacle courses, and following black lines; there are even additional hidden features to unlock!

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Age Range

5+  |  Kindergarten+



  • Botley the Coding Robot
  • Remote programmer
  • Detachable robot arts
  • 40 Coding cards
  • 6 Double-sided tiles
  • 27 Obstacle building pieces
  • Resource Binder
    • Learning Resources Classroom Coding Activities – Beginner Level
      • Teach Botley to Play a Game – Teach Botley to play Slides & Ladders to learn about sequences.
      • Teach Botley to Draw a Shape – Introduce sequences, loops and debugging to early coders by programming Botley to follow basic shape paths.
      • Botley Lesson Plan – This Botley lesson plan will help students compare weights, distances and forces of an object. The lesson plan also teaches students how to record and graph the data from their coding experiments.
    • Learning Resources Classroom Coding Activities – Advanced Level


This STEM Kit was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.


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