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Beep boop! Borrow a robot! @ Okanagan Regional Library

Posted on: August 8, 2022

For all the little scientists in your life you can borrow an even littler robot from our Library of Things collection! We have Ozobots Evo and a Code & Go Robot Mouse kits that are great for kids ages 5+,  and the Sphero Bolt for kids ages 8+, with a caregiver’s help.

While playing with the Ozobot Evo, kids can begin learning coding concepts! The coding can be done either by drawing lines on paper or through an online site called Ozoblockly.  

Kids can also learn coding without a computer with Colby, the programmable robot mouse! Colby has buttons you can use to program it so that it can it find its way through a maze to gets its cheese.  

The Sphero BOLT lets kids code their own program and design their own activity using an app on the iPad included with the kit. Kids can program this robot to create a painting, race a car, or have a dance party.

These robots are just a few of the learning experiences you can borrow from our Library of Things collection. We have experiences for all ages – find them in our Catalogue