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Blue-Bot Programming TacTile Reader

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Ages 3+ / Grades PreK+
A unique and extremely fun way to program Blue-Bot: For Ages 3-11

Place your instructions on the tile reader, press go and see Blue-Bot (not included) complete the program! The tiles can be placed either portrait or landscape depending on how the child wants to lay out their program. Press the connect button to pair your robot of choice, then place individual tiles sequentially into the embedded trays. Each tile represents a robot command. Press the GO button and watch Blue-Bot or Tuff-Bot move step-by-step through the program while the TacTile Code Reader lights up each command as the robot performs it. Want to change the program? Just switch the order of the tiles and press GO again. A simple way to introduce remote programming without the complications of apps and tablets, the TacTile Code Reader combines the excitement of Blue-Bot and Tuff-Bot (not included) and makes learning to code a direct, hands-on experience.

  • INCLUDES: 1 x Tactile Reader, 25 x standard Blue-Bot command tiles, 1 x charging cable.
  • FEATURES: Bluetooth connectivity, 10 position slots, rechargeable, speaker for audible feedback, ability to connect up to three units together, compatible with both standard and extension tiles.
  • EASY TO USE: An enjoyable way to program Blue Bot or Rugged Robot (not included), place instructions on the tile reader, press go and watch the robot complete the program. Can be placed in portrait or landscape orientation, allowing the user to debug their program by swapping the tiles and pressing go to try again.
  • COMPATIBLE WITH BLUE-BOT & RUGGED ROBOT: Connecting to a Blue Bot or Rugged Robot is simple, turn the robot on, press connect on the Reader and wait for the robot to turn blue to indicate it is connected.


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Age / Grade
Ages 3+ / Grades PreK+
Assembly Required