Bee-Bots - floor robots
Bee-Bots are programmable floor robots that have been purpose-built for use with early phase and primary students.
- language activities.
Their features include: sounds and flashing eyes that let students know that their instructions have been entered; the ability to remember up to 40 instructions / steps entered by students; the ability to move accurately in 15cm steps and to turn in 90° increments; bright buttons for the students to use to input instructions; a friendly and happy design that appeals to young learners.
A group of teachers contribute to this blog about using the programmable floor robots in an early years classroom, across curriculum areas. Downloadable lesson plans and resources are provided.
Get the buzz on bee-bots
This website provides information and resources for using bee-bots in early years education.
This shared blog describes teacher ideas and class activities with Bee-Bots. Activities support maths and literacy.
This site explores the potential, barriers and challenges for their use in the classroom. Suggestions are made for their use in numeracy, literacy, the arts, and science.
This website provides a collection of downloadable resources for activities using Bee-Bots.