Bot Basics
Everyone likes to have fun and learn about the possibilities robots bring to our world. Enjoy some of the exciting activities we have created for you today.

Today’s Activities

Ben's Robot

Read this story Ben’s Robot by Robin Stevenson in our Tumblebook section.

Robot Drawing

You can use some of the shapes from this math worksheet in your robot drawing. Can you solve these problems? Show someone at home your answers and explain how you solved them.

Leveled learning extension 1: Reinforce your math skills with these pages which offer more basic math problems!

Leveled learning extension 2: Tease your brain with this worksheet to target foundational math skills!

Make a Robot

Create your own robot from home materials. ideas: Use any recycling, aluminum, string, paper, toilet paper rolls, etc.

Get Moving!

Don’t forget to take some time out to move around. Make your own robot dance. Have someone video tape it. Also to keep your heart moving, find some stairs or a hill. Count how many times you can go up and down. Can you feel your heart racing? That means you are exercising.

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Year in Review

Year in Review

Today's ActivitiesThe events you are living through today will be part of history tomorrow.  Stories people write about parts of their lives can be used by people in the future to learn about the past.  Learn more with this BrainPOP Jr. video. What will your future...

Fail Forward

Fail Forward

Today's ActivitiesDiscuss this picture with an adult at home.  What do you think it means?  Why do you think the illustrator chose an iceberg to represent success? Lookup any of the words under the water, labeled “What People Don’t See,” that you don’t know in a...

Field Day!

Field Day!

Today's ActivitiesWatch “Miss Nelson Has a Field Day” and fill out this story map to describe the plot elements.First, draw a large chalk 10 by 10 grid on the blacktop or sidewalk. Mark the numbers 1 through 10 along the top and down the left side. Get beanbags (or...