Crawl into coding for kids with coding robots and a printable minibeast-themed robot mat.
What is a Coding Robot?
Answering the question of which coding robot to choose for your child is no sweat, but it will require a bit of research and plenty of play. With hundreds of different coding robots for kids to choose from, each with its unique features and characteristics, you’re sure to find one that’s perfect for your students. The best part? All these robots share a common goal: to inspire young learners to develop an interest in science, mathematics, and technology while honing their problem-solving skills.
Unlike the robots we see in movies and TV shows, coding robots aren’t sentient beings. Rather, they’re cool toys that your child can program to perform exciting functions and even assemble themselves, which adds to the fun and excitement of learning. These nifty robots are an excellent way to encourage the development of various STEM skills while keeping your kids engaged and entertained. They promote critical thinking by teaching your child how to construct and program, making for a well-rounded and enjoyable learning experience.
Coding For Kids – Go Hunting for Minibeasts!
This resource is sure to be a hive of fun. The minute you get your hands on a coding robot, download and print this fun coding robot map to put your students’ coding skills to the test. This coding robot map serves double duty in the classroom when learning about direction, location and coordinates.
Students pick up a card with a minibeast name on it, then program their robot to get to the square with the image of that minibeast.
Make sure to check the download options. You have the choice of downloading the full mat. Alternatively, we have included individual tiles with tabs.
If you are having issues with printing selections for the full mat, it is best to use individual tiles.