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

Easter 2016 update

Lots of under the hood activity here at ChickBot headquarters along with a little R&R for the team – I even got the chance to fly my glider! We were very happy to see that Marks & Spencers wanted to join in the ChickBot fun with their Chirpy Charlie Chick Easter egg. A colleague tracked […]

Accessories for the new BBC micro:bit

  ChickBot has a number of accessories that are just perfect for the new BBC micro:bit. However, ChickBot club is focused on supporting our low cost robot platform. If you just want accessories for the micro:bit, head over to the new microbit-accessories.co.uk website, setup by one of our primary sponsors, Handy Little Modules Ltd, to […]

Say hello to ChickBot micro:bit

Whilst right in the middle of final preparations for the IET Robot Triathlon this Saturday, 12th March, our ever cheerful postman drops off a small parcel containing a BBC micro:bit for me to try out. So after a couple of hours with the soldering iron I’ve got it connected up to a slightly altered controller […]