Accessories and Learning Materials for Blue-Bot
There are many ways to enhance your students’ learning with Blue-Bots. These include:
- online lessons and activities that tie into your curriculum
- activity mats
- card sets
- accessories to add functionality to Blue-Bots
- systems for storing and charging Blue-Bots
- bundles with Blue-Bots and other items
Curriculum Products for Blue-Bot
These lessons for Grades K–2 include both online and offline activities that target curriculum skills in 10 content areas. Over 3,000 images that accompany the lessons are included for use with the Card Mat. Suggestions for differentiated instruction adapt the lesson for struggling and advanced students. Each lessons includes how it aligns to national learning standards. It is a great learning tool for both Bee-Bots and Blue-Bots. Click here to preview the product before licensing it.
Problem-Solving with Bee-Bot
These lessons target problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Through a series of sequential challenges, students learn to direct Bee-Bot on increasingly complicated routes, which develops an understanding of programming, prediction, self-evaluation, and mapping in the process. These lessons work with both Bee-Bots and Blue-Bots. Click here to preview the product before licensing it.
Students can also explore with Blue-Bot in the online emulator.
Blue-Bot Materials for the Classroom
Activity Mats to use on the floor or large tabletop
- Blank Card Mat to add your own images
- Alphabet Mat (English) with Alphabet Cards
- Alphabet Mat (Spanish)
- CVC Words Mat with CVC Word Cards
- Community Mat
- Country Road Mat
- Dice Mat
- Go Cart Rally Mat
- Number Line Mat
- School Mat
- Shapes, Colors, and Size Mat
- U.S. Coin Mat
- Old West Mat
Card Sets allow students to keep track of their Blue-Bot’s journey and practice curriculum topics
Additional Materials enhance students’ explorations
Extending Blue-Bot’s Capabilities
When Blue-Bot gets close to the sensor, it plays a sound that you can record.
TacTile Reader Pair Blue-Bot to the TacTile Card Reader via Bluetooth, then plan and execute Blue-Bot’s journey using command tiles.
Read more here.
Pen Holder Jackets (6-Pack)
These jackets allow Blue-Bot to draw as it moves
Pusher Jackets (6-pack)
These jackets allow Blue-Bot to push and retrieve light-weight objects
“Bee-signer” Jackets (4-pack)
Decorate these fun jackets to personalize your Blue-Bots.
Storing and Charging Blue-Bots
Store and carry up to 6 Blue-Bots safely.
Six-Bot USB Charger
Charge up t0 6 Blue-Bots at once. Remember to unplug the charger when they are fully charged.
Store and charge to 6 Blue-Bots. Remember to unplug the charger when they are fully charged.
1 Blue-Bot and 1 Card Mat
6 Blue-Bots, 1 Docking Station, 6 Decks of Command Cards
4 Blue-Bots, 2 Card Mats, 2 Decks of Command Cards, 1 Pusher Jacket, 1 Pen Holder Jacket
Programming Journey Bundle
One of each robot: Bee-Bot, Blue-Bot, Tuff-Bot, Pro-Bot, and InO-Bot