Building a robot

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The Beavers will take scrap materials and build a robot - ideas such as to help at home. to do work. to travel to dangerous places can be provide.

Supported by the GGNZ Programme Team


Parents will be asked to provide cardboard and tin foil and boxes, packaging, recycling items to construct Robots from.


Ask the beavers as a group to think about what they would like a robot to do for them - allow them to share their answers, probe by asking why as appropriate.
Encourage them to design the robot first, incorporating their ideas
Encourage them to work together to put together a model of their robot using the items provided
If time permits in small groups allow them to explain to each other what their robot does


  • Design and Build
  • Junk
  • Junk Modelling
  • robot
  • robots
  • STEM

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  • Animal Friend - [NONE]
  • Imagination - Model