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S HOST A RECYCLED ROBOT EVENT IN YOUR STORE!
obots and kids: a perfect combination. From R2-D2 to the Transformers to WALL-E, robots
BUILD A BOXBOT FoR YOUR STOrE AnD WIN A PIZZA
are a source of endless fascination. Now your young customers can make amazing robots out of the most ordinary things from around the house—or store! This book gets to the essence of creativity and imaginative problem-solving and shows kids how to be an inventor, designer, and engineer all in one.
Robot word search Color the Styrobot Build your own Hopbot
THE BOOK AND KIT
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urn your recyclables into robots—perfect T for the store, library, or classroom!
Glue, kid-safe scissors, scotch tape Crayons, Magic Markers, colored pencils, glitter, stickers Disposable cups, googly eyes, materials to decorate Cupbot ardboard boxes, any other recycled materials, old C magazines, left over book boxes for Boxbot Snacks
Downloadable version of kit available at www.workman.com/eventkits
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. Inc.RECYCLED ROBoTS CERTIFICATE THIS DIPLOMA HEREBY CERTIFIES THAT has successfully completed fun-ﬁlled activities at IF YOU BUILD T THEY HEM. Date . WIL COME! L and is now an ofﬁcial Recycled Robots Builder Host WEEBOT HOPBOT POLYBOT BOTOID CUPBOT REDBOT SWEETBOT ARMORBOT BOXBOT WORKMAN is a registered trademark of Workman Publishing Co.
BUILD YOUR OWN ROBOT! Turn your boxes. bot-building. and more. cups. . Inc.. and gadgets SET YOUR N IMAGINATIO FREE! into your very own recycled robot! Join us for a fun-ﬁlled event with activities. PLACE DATE TIME WORKMAN is a registered trademark of Workman Publishing Co.
but if you want to make your HopBot move. WORKMAN is a registered trademark of Workman Publishing Co. a plastic one will work. If you don’t have a paper cup. He looks pretty cute just sitting on the shelf with that curious little look on his face.. Apply the EYES decal about 1/4 inch from the top of the cup. too.DIFFICULTY LEVEL HOPBOT T his project is pretty simple. centering the lower circle between the eyes as shown. purchase the Recycled Robot Book & Kit and see instructions on page 103. Make sure that it is straight! Apply the CHEST plate. HEAD & FaCE . RECYCLED MATeRIAlS * 1 paper cup ® MATERIALS IN KIT * Decals * Googly eyes * Motor * Wire * Mounting tape (cut to size) * Bead (you can paint it a fun color) TOOLS NEEDED * Pushpin * Hole punch * Tape * Scissors * Ruler * Pencil 1 2 3 Peel away the adhesive backing to the Hopbot decals as you need them. Inc.
WORKMAN is a registered trademark of Workman Publishing Co.4 5 6 Apply the EARS. Apply the red control panel decal on the right side of the robot. Inc. 7 8 THIS IS WHAT YOU SHOULD HAVE SO FAR. mark. Apply mounting tape to both googly eyes and cut away the excess tape. one to each side of Hopbot’s HEAD. Thread about 1 of wire through the bead.. Tape down the excess wire (about 1 ) to the inside of the cup with a piece of tape. make a hole on the center of Hopbot’s head. Apply googly eyes over each EYE on the decal. 11 With a pushpin. Apply the blue control panel decal on the left side of the robot as shown. Measure. ANTENNA 9 10 12 . Bend the wire and twist the bead to secure it as shown. Insert wire into the hole on Hopbot’s head. Wrap wire around pencil to create a spiral. and cut a 10-inch piece of wire.
Facebook and Tumblr pages. it’s hard to imagine that he’s made up of old cardboard boxes.BUILD A BOXBOT FoR YoUR STORE AND WIN A PIZZA PARTY! T Recycled Robots is PIZZA.. you can paint him silver or bright orange or pink. where we’ll post all your creations. RECYCLED MATeRIAlS * 10 assorted boxes and tubes: HEAD: 1 medium box BODY: 1 big box ARMS: 2 paper towel tubes LEGS: 2 mini cereal boxes FEET: 2 small boxes of equal size CONTROL PANEL: 1 scrap of cardboard and 1 small or medium box without a top * 1 set of chopsticks * Round. or beads. 2013. February 1. 2 cap * 6 paper cups * Wooden push-along toy or object with equivalent rod * Plastic jewels or equivalent TOOLS NEEDED * Packing tape * Pencil * Ruler * Pushpin * Scissors * White glue Don’t worry if your materials don’t match the . If you don’t have jewels for his controls. ones pictured. The ﬁrst 10 stores to send a picture of Boxbot on display to promotions@workman. Happy Boxbot building! he only thing kids may love as much as building HERE’S HOW Boxbot is so incredible.com will receive $25 toward a pizza party! Please send in your photo by Friday. Host a Recycled Robots event at your store and build a Boxbot. buttons. Inc. And don’t forget to check Workman. Just be sure to think about the scale—the BODY box should be bigger than the HEAD box so your Boxbot doesn’t topple over. try using bottle caps. If your box has writing on it. The only goal is to have a blast making Boxbot! WORKMAN is a registered trademark of Workman Publishing Co.
Places the EYES on the robot HEAD. Inc. EyEs & Ears 1 DIFFICULTY LEVEL 2 3 Find a medium box for the HEAD. WORKMAN is a registered trademark of Workman Publishing Co. Insert a chopstick through the middle of a cup and put glue around the rim. Cut the bottom end off of two cups and put glue around the edges for the EYES. THIS IS WHA T YOU SHOULD HAVE SO FA R. Apply glue around the rim of a cup and attach it to the center of the “X”. Cut out a circle in the middle to create a round neck hole. Body & Neck 4 5 Seal both sides of the big box (the BODY) and stand it on its short end. To make the NECK. Place two of these on the side to make EARS. .head. find the center of the body’s top by making an “X” with your ruler from one corner to the other. Poke a starter hole where you’d like the arms to be with the tip of a sharp pencil.. then widen the hole by wiggling the scissors up and down and side to side.
Poke a hole with a pushpin and then widen the hole so you can attach the ARM to each SHOULDER. Inc. Leave one end open and apply glue to the closed end. measure and mark a spot 1 1/2 from one end of a paper towel tube. Unscrew the rod from a push-along toy. HAT W S LD S I THI SHOU R. Push the rod through the arm holes of the BODY to make SHOULDERS. 9 8 Position LEG over center of foot and glue together. Repeat steps 8–10 for the other LEG and FOOT. . peel open two mini boxes of cereal. aRms & LeGs 6 7 For the ARMS.ShouLders.. 10 Apply glue to the open flaps and attach to the BODY. let dry. To make LEGS. YOU SO FA E HAV WORKMAN is a registered trademark of Workman Publishing Co. Glue the flaps and put the box back together inside out with the plain brown side exposed.
extras . using smaller boxes and different shapes. and attach jewels to the CONTROL PANEL. 12 13 Attach to the inside of a small open box to create the CONTROL PANEL. make sure you ask a parent for help. 14 15 Apply mounting tape to all the jewels. Fold at each line to form a box and apply mounting tape. Repeat step 2 with last cup and glue into box. setting the neck hole over the NECK. 1 1/2 . 3 1/2 .. Apply mounting tape to the CONTROL PANEL and attach it to the chest area of the BODY. Here’s another version of Boxbot. Inc. cut excess tape.ContRol PaneL 11 Cut a scrap of cardboard. about 3 x 5 . 4 1/2 . Place HEAD onto BODY. A takeout container makes a great head and small scraps of cardboard look just like hands! If you find pieces of cardboard that you’d like to cut into certain shapes. and mark lines at 1/2 . WORKMAN is a registered trademark of Workman Publishing Co.
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