KIBO is more than a robot kit. It allows children to make anything they want. They can use everyday materials, such as recyclables and arts and crafts, and integrate them into their KIBO projects. When getting a KIBO you also have access to lots of fun activities to do both at home and school.
KIBO Bowling provides opportunities for measurement, prediction, and iteration in a fun goal-oriented activity.
Cards for KIBO Independent Exploration
These activity cards are intended for self-directed / independent exploration of KIBO in an “activity corner” setting. Rivka Heisler, SAR Academy
Upgrading the KIBO with a pen creates a fun STEAM experience, while opening a door for advanced questions like “what drawing will this program make?” and “what program would we need to draw a particular shape?”
KIBO Says Game
Children can “play robot” while learning KIBO’s programming commands with these game cards.
KIBO Cards – Motors and Movement
How do KIBO’s wheels and motors work? Kids attach KIBO’s wheels to the motors to make them spin. The motors are then attached to the KIBO robot to make it move! KIBO’s motors can be attached in 2 ways to make KIBO move differently – one smooth like a race car, and one wobbly like Read More
KIBO Cards – Introducing Sensors
KIBO senses its environment! Sensors can see and hear things in the world around them, just like your own eyes and ears. Learn more about the Sound Sensor, Distance Sensor and Light Sensor. KIBO’s Sound Sensor can hear sounds, just like your ears can. WAIT FOR CLAP tells KIBO to stop until the sound sensor Read More
KIBO Cards – How Does KIBO Work
In these cards, we describe the innards of the KIBO robot and how it performs as it does. Learn more about KIBO’s main board, its wiring, and its scanner. Underneath the KIBO robot is a clear bottom so children can see how KIBO works. KIBO’s main board, KIBO’s brain, controls its movement by telling the Read More
KIBO Cards – Conditionals with Sensors
KIBO offers advanced coding options, included IF/THEN conditional commands, as well as REPEAT commands. IF/THEN Commands offer allow KIBO to make choices based on what it can sense, just like you can! Try these activities to see how it works: “Scared of the Dark” Your KIBO loves to play during the day but is afraid Read More