Coding And Robotics Activities

Early Childhood STEM Lessons

The early childhood STEM lessons below are just a small sample of what you can do with the KIBO robot with your young learners. From bringing a story to life with KIBO, to introducing AI to kids, to using KIBO to teach measurements, there is an activitiy here for you! We can’t wait to see what you come up with. Please share your early childhood STEM lessons and we will get them posted.

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Coding & Sequencing With The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Bring The Very Hungry Caterpillar to life by programming KIBO to reenact the caterpillar’s feast in this multi-day lesson.

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Nursery Rhyme Retelling with KIBO

In this lesson, K-2 students retell a nursery rhyme using the KIBO robot. Students create a program and code KIBO to tell a nursery rhyme to their audience.

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Thinking with KIBO Curriculum – Introducing Artificial Intelligence in Early Grades

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Maps, Measurement, and Make-Believe! Floor Map Activities for KIBO

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Our Block, Our Dance – Using KIBOs Advanced Blocks

Teach KIBO some dance moves! Create a dance step subroutine and create an icon on the programming block with KIBO’s Advanced Coding Extension Set.

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Explore and Measure our Town

Students draw a town, then program KIBO to explore by traveling from place to place as it draws lines to record KIBO’s adventures.

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KIBO Superhero Robots

In this Superhero Robots activity, kids learn about what makes a superhero, the design and bring a KIBO robot to life to help others in their community.

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KIBO Zoo – An Intro to Creative Robotics & Programming in K–2

This 6-8 hour animal themed introductory curriculum is designed to help teachers get started with KIBO.

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Teaching Stories through Robotics

With this curriculum, students read the story of the “3 Little Pigs” and learn to program KIBO, through the retelling of the story.

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Dino Buddy KIBO Curriculum

In this 20-hour cross-curricular KIBO curriculum young learners learn about dinosaurs through robotics and programming!

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KIBO Lesson Plan Framework

This KIBO lesson planning framewok document provides an easy to use way for educators to plan their next KIBO activity!

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KIBO Activity Card – Dream Car

With this KIBO Activity Card, kids can decorate KIBO to become the craziest car you can imagine, and make it go!

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KIBO Activity Card – Pet Trick

With this KIBO Activity, kids can create a KIBO pet and teach it to do a trick when you clap! What pet will you create?

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KIBO Activity Card – Fire Truck

Clang, clang, clang! We need the KIBO fire truck to help the community. Put on the truck’s flashing lights and drive!

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KIBO Activity Card – Dancer

KIBO can repeat a pattern of blocks over and over with a repeat loop. Decorate your KIBO, program the dance, and lets get grooving!

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KIBO Activity Card – Snowplow

The city is covered in snow, and KIBO will help clean up! We will build, test, and improve a KIBO snowplow using the Engineering Design Process.

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Look at Me!

Using their KIBO robots, children draw a person using the KIBO Marker Extension Set! What can you program your KIBO to draw?

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1st Grade KIBO Intro Lessons

These 1st-grade lesson plans introduce KIBO’s programming, movement, and repeat loops as well as resources to get started with KIBO!

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KIBO Sight Word Bowling

KIBO bowling as a literacy activity! Put sight words on the pins and program KIBO to reach the corresponding word!

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No KIBO? No Problem! Guide

The “No KIBO? No Problem” Guide is a collection of engaging STEAM activities you can do with your kids without a KIBO robot kit!

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KIBO Introduction Lesson Plan

This KIBO introduction lesson plan describes an open-ended, stations-based introduction to KIBO’s sound, light, and motion capabilities.

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KIBO Catch

Receiving a touchdown pass? Making a great outfield save? Play catch with KIBO in this open-ended, gross-motor Free Throw Extension Set activity.

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KIBO Bin Ball

KIBO needs to make a basket to win the game! What is the right combination of movement and Free Throw options to land the ball in the basket?

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KIBO Mark and Measure Activity

Experiment, measure, and record with the KIBO Free Throw Extension. As students mark each landing spot, a pattern emerges.

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KIBO Shape Search Activity

Imagine, create, and test a program to make KIBO draw your shape or letter with KIBO’s Marker Extension Set!

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The Engineering Design Process

This Process structures student work in hands-on STEAM projects. ASK, IMAGINE, PLAN, CREATE, TEST & IMPROVE, and SHARE. Try it today!

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Geography for Yom Ha’atzmaut

This geographic activity integrates classroom learning about Yom Ha’atzmaut, as well as creating a floor map of Israel and other key places.

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KIBO Expression Module Ideas

Here are a few ideas for using the KIBO Expression Module to create new and fun ways to help KIBO communicate and express itself.

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KIBO Expression Module Literacy Activities

These activities are designed for students to practice reading and writing using KIBO’s Expression Module.

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KIBO Bowling

KIBO Bowling provides a playful, fun goal-oriented activity for measurement, prediction, iteration, and to develop math and logical thinking skills.

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KIBO Independent Exploration

These activity cards are for self-directed, independent exploration when using KIBO in an “activity corner” settings.

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KIBO Drawing

This fun STEAM activity has KIBO drawing! What program can you design to have KIBO draw a particular shape?

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Dances from Around the World

In this curriculum, students select a cultural dance of their choice, decorate their KIBO robot as a dancer, and then program KIBO to dance.

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“Who Am I?” KIBO Curriculum

The “Who Am I?” curriculum integrates identity, culture, and diversity with fundamental engineering and programming concepts.

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Where the Wild Things Are Curriculum

Inspired by the book Where the Wild Things Are, this curriculum incorporates literacy and robotics as KIBO acts out the “wild rumpus” scene.