Follow the Leader

By Alicia C.

Play Ideas

Train your robots!

What you'll need:

  • Dash
  • Dot
  • Dash & Dot
Set up Time

5 minutes

  • Optional toys and blocks to set up obstacles


Today is the first day of Robot Bootcamp, and your mission is to teach the robots to follow you around.


  1. Dash’s first lesson is to learn how to follow a sequence of instructions.

  2. Your goal is to program Dash to follow you and avoid obstacles along the way.

  3. Using Blockly, how will you set up and program Dash to follow the leader?

Play Options:

Go App

Suggested for Ages: 5+

Path App

Suggested for Ages: 5+

Blockly App

Suggested for Ages: 8+

There are many different ways to do this. Try some of these ideas, or make up your own!

  • Try having Dash follow the sound of your voice
  • Use Dot to guide Dash
  • Make Dash follow the movement of your foot in front

Xylo App

Suggested for Ages: 5+