Amazon offers the Learning Resources Botley the Coding Robot Activity Set for $38.99 shipped. Note: it ships in 2 to 4 weeks. If you can’t wait that long, Walmart charges the same. Barnes & Noble has it for $70 while it’s $80 at Bed Bath & Beyond. Today’s deal is $3 under our mention from last month and the best we’ve tracked for this Toy of the Year 2019 winner. Ready to use right out of the box — just remember to have some batteries on hand — Botley teaches budding programmers the basics of coding. No separate phone or tablet is required, as Botley comes with a remote control. Rated 4.4/5 stars.
Don’t forget that we also have the littleBits Education Code Kit at $211 (Reg. $250). This allows as many as three students at a time to create up to 10 different models and engage in over 100 activities.
Botley the Coding Robot Activity Set features:
- SCREEN-FREE: Botley features completely screen-free coding: no phone or tablet required Botley’s easy-to-use remote programmer transmits your commands and sends him rolling
- SMART LOGIC: Now smart logic gives Botley the ability to detect objects in front of him and avoid them.
- 77-PIECE ACTIVITY SET: Botley comes with a remote programmer, detachable robot arms, 40 coding cards, 6 double-sided tiles, 27 obstacle building pieces and a starter guide with coding challenges
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