Classroom Motorized ArtBot Kit

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  • $ 100.00

A unique hands-on robotics activity for students in kindergarten through 8th grade. Students will learn how to turn on a hobby motor, light-up an LED, create a simple circuit and use their imaginations to decorate their new artbot. Add a few markers, stick the bot on a piece of paper and it will draw spirals. Add a sponge, dip it into paint and it’s transformed into a painting bot.

This activity can be easily incorporated throughout the year - make Spookybots for Halloween, Turkeybots for Thanksgiving, Prezbots for Presidents' Day, Lovebots for Valentine's Day and the list goes on!

Grades: K-8
Skill level: Beginner
Time: 30-60 minutes
Students: 12

Learn more about KitHub Classroom Kits

  • Simple circuits
  • Engineering design process
  • Movement with motors
  • Switches
  • Iterative processes
  • Art integration
  • Literacy
  • Prototyping
  • Troubleshooting


The Classroom Motorized Bot Kit comes with:

  • Lesson plans for K-2, 3-5, 6-8 aligned with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Video instructions
  • Each student kit includes:
    • DC hobby motor with alligator clip leads 1.5V-3V
    • AA battery
    • AA battery holder
    • Light-emitting diode (LED)
    • Coin cell battery
    • Instruction card


You provide:

  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Containers for the Bot body (e.g. 12 oz cups or recycled food containers, bottles, etc.)
  • Craft materials and markers (optional)


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