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Best Friend Bot (BFB)


Social Emotional Learning

Experience Level

Grades 1-3

Grades 3-5


15-30 minutes

Group Size


Small Groups (2-4)

Compatible Robots

No Robot


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

Downloads & Resources

Best Friend Bot (BFB) Activity Guide

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.