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ThinkFun Robot Turtles - STEMfinity
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ThinkFun Robot Turtles

$21.59 $26.99
ThinkFun Robot Turtles

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How does Robot Turtles Work?

 

It's really simple. Make a maze on the board with the turtles in the corners and the jewels in the center. The kids play instruction cards-turn right, turn left, move forward. When they get the jewel they win!


In The Box

 

  • Game Board
  • 4 Bug Tiles
  • 36 Obstacle Tiles
  • 4 Jewel Tiles
  • 4 Robot Turtle Tiles
  • 4 Code Card Decks
  • Instructions

Why It Is Fun

 

 

  • Learning a new skill like programming is empowering. Kids love it because they feel in control and get to show you their stuff. You get to watch and be amazed!
  • Through simple commands used to program the Robot Turtle, kids learn what it means to write code, debug and use functions.
  • The best part? Kids have all the control acting as programmers to boss around the parent, the computer!
  • As they play, kids unlock new challenges like Ice Walls, Lasers, and the Function Frog. Start with your four year old but expect to play for years to come!
  • Learn, be silly and just have fun it a coding game that encourages kids and parents to spend meaningful time together away from the screen.

 


What It Teaches

 

  • Use commands and understand their outcomes.
  • Combine commands to form a line of code.
  • Read a line of code and execute it.
  • Create and use functions to improve efficiency.
  • Encounter bugs, then examine code and edit accordingly.
  • Break big problems into small steps.

 


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