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Best Friend Bot (BFB)

Design your own Best Friend Bot and share friendship qualities through binary code!

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  • Subjects
  • Coding
  • Social Emotional Learning
  • Duration
  • 15-30 minutes
  • Compatible Robots
  • No Robot
  • Group Size
  • Individual
  • Small Groups (2-4)
  • Experience Level
  • Grades 1-3
  • Grades 3-5
  • Things You'll Need
  • Markers
  • Pen or Pencil

What do you look for in a friend? Explore traits and qualities of a good friend by creating your own Best Friend Bot (BFB)! Learn about binary code as you program your friendship qualities into a bracelet. Students can share their binary code bracelets with others to see if they can decode each friendship quality.

Educational Standards

CSTA K-12 CS Standards


Collect and present the same data in various visual formats.


Model the way programs store and manipulate data by using numbers or other symbols to represent information.