Robotics for Kids – Level 1

Robotics basics with the help of fun robotics projects for kids

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Robotics for Kids – Level 1 is a middle school STEM robotics curriculum designed by curriculum experts for teaching kids robotics with hands-on robotics activities such as assembling a basic mobile robot, building a Smartphone-controlled robot, a Follow Me robot, etc.

With its clear explanations and a variety of exciting simple yet exciting robotics projects for school students, Robotics for Kids – Level 1 is the perfect way to learn to build robots.

Learning Outcomes

After completing Robotics for Kids – Level 1, students will be able to understand the basics of robotics, algorithms, etc with the help of a wide variety of hands-on activities.

Apart from the aforementioned learning outcomes, this STEM curriculum will also help them develop important skills such as problem-solving, attention to detail, patience, and debugging.


Completed Physical Computing for Kids – Level 1.

Curriculum Lesson Plan

Section 1 - Basics of Robotics

Students will first be introduced to robotics and then to the essentials of building a robot the DIY way as they learn how to build a Smartphone-controlled robot, a follow-me robot, and a gripper.
1.1 - Introduction to Robotics
Teach about robots, their characteristics, types, application, and components. Demonstrate different robots for exposure.
1.2 - Smartphone Controlled Robot
Make a smartphone-controlled robot where the motion of the robot is controlled using the inputs of the gamepad.
1.3 - Follow Me Robot
Make a follow-me robot that is an autonomous robot and uses two IR sensors to follow the object in front of the robot.
1.4 - Gripper
Make a gripper using acrylic parts, a servo motor & evive, and program it using PictoBlox. 

What will you need to Conduct this Curriculum?

STEM Classroom Bundle

The Best STEM Resources for Sparking Innovation in Kids.


Graphical Programming Software for kids to make games, animation and program robots.

Dabble App

Smartphone app that lets you control the projects wirelessly.

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