Welcome to ChickBot - the affordable robot

It's early days for the ChickBot Club so please bear with us whilst we upload all the materials we have to share with you.

A fully functional low-cost robot

chickbot-logoThis is ChickBot, a low-cost, simple, robust, fully programmable, expandable, open source robot kit that best of all, goes cheep!

Kits are available for the Raspberry Pi, Arduino or BBC micro:bit with activities for all ages.

ChickBot is more than just a robot, but a maker platform with numerous sensors, input & output add-ons for off-screen computing projects.

Schools, clubs & maker groups can buy in parts and build ChickBots for just £10 / €13 / $14.



The details …

Everything you need to know about ChickBot & the club

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Build & Program

Instructions for hardware, software & programming your ChickBot

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Materials for club leaders & teachers with activities at all levels

It's all here

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Latest Posts

See us at the Derby Mini Maker Faire

We were there last year, getting feedback on our ChickBot design. A lot has happened in the last year – we’ve a solid design, plenty of sample activities and kits in a box! Come and build a ChickBot Arduino, program a ChickBot micro:bit and check out all the amazing Makery things on display. More info […]

East Midlands activities over Summer 2016

There are a whole host of activities that we are involved in over the summer holidays. Most of them are hands-on sessions that you’ll need to book on in advance. There are two micro:bit introductory sessions at the University of Derby campus at Markeaton St on the 28th Jul and 11th Aug from 3pm to […]

Lasercut chassis

A huge thank you to Hope Valley College for running out a batch of chassis’s on their laser cutter and particularly to Roman for taking the time to trace out the logo. Hand cutting & drilling them was getting to be a bit of a chore and really didn’t reflect the rest of the kit […]

The Coop – the community forum

Now there are more and more ChickBot’s getting out in to the wild, we have setup some simple forum software so people can post messages, questions and successes. Just click below to go to The Coop. For those not in the know, a coop is a hen house.