Dot the Night Watchbot

Play Ideas

Keep intruders out of your room!

What you'll need:

  • Dot
  • Tow Hook
Set up Time

5 minutes

Supplies
  • Shoelace or elastic band

Mission:

Use Blockly to program Dot to warn you of incoming intruders!

Setup:

  1. Attach the tow hook onto Dot.

  2. Using a shoelace or rubber band, hang it from your doorknob on the inside of your room.

  3. Use Blockly to program Dot to play a sound of your choice when the door is opened.

Play Options:

Go App

Suggested for Ages: 5+

Path App

Suggested for Ages: 5+

Blockly App

Suggested for Ages: 8+

  • Once you have sounded the alarm, how else can you keep intruders away?
  • Program a series of sounds and lights if you really want to sound the alarm!

Xylo App

Suggested for Ages: 5+