Dash & Dot, Night Watchbots

Play Ideas

Keep intruders out of your room!

What you'll need:

  • Dash
  • Dot
  • Dash & Dot
  • Tow Hook
Set up Time

5 minutes

  • Shoelace or elastic band


Keep pesky intruders out of your room with the help of your trusty guard-robots!


  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 Dash to come to your door and play a sound of your choice when the door has opened and Dot has moved.

  4. To really scare away a pest, program Dash and Dot to play a series of sounds and lights!

Play Options:

Go App

Suggested for Ages: 5+

Path App

Suggested for Ages: 5+

Blockly App

Suggested for Ages: 8+

  • How many ways can you program your watchbots? For example, can you use different Sound and Control blocks to help Dash & Dot guard your door?
  • How can your robots alert you to different types of intruders? We can’t wait to see your robots in action!

Xylo App

Suggested for Ages: 5+