Learning Resources is a leader in educational and classroom toys, helping children build critical skills and prepare them to take on the world. How did they make 2019’s Innovative Toy of the Year even smarter? Find out at ShowStoppers, where Learning Resources is set to unveil Botley 2.0 – a 100% screen-free coding robot for kids packed with all new tricks and functions to explore the world of coding, now with even more intelligence and personality.
The original Botley was released in 2018 and received numerous awards including the Toy Association’s 2019 Innovative Toy of the Year Award and the 2018 National Parenting Products Award. With Botley 2.0, kids aged 5+ will enjoy endless STEM fun while learning hands-on coding and critical thinking skills without the need for a phone or tablet. Kids are challenged to program their way through obstacle courses with sequences of up to 150 coding steps, explore multiple ways to code using lights, color and motion, or they can play a game utilizing Botley 2.0’s LED light sensor that makes his eyes light up when in the dark, creating a whole new interactive play experience.
Along with Botley 2.0, the go-to coding robot for 2020, Learning Resources is introducing adorable new characters – Bopper, Hip and Hop – to Coding Critters, a 2020 KAPi award winner for Best STEM/STEAM Toy. Coding Critters are a series of interactive pets that teach basic coding to preschoolers. This year at ShowStoppers, experience the world of screen-free technology with Coding Critters’ storybook coding adventures and Botley 2.0’s hilariously cute sound effects that add personality to every coding challenge, game, or lesson.