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Lesson:

Video Games for Good

Coding,

English Language Arts,

Robotics,

Social Emotional Learning

Experience Level

Grades 3-5

Grades 6-9

Duration

60+ minutes

Group Size

Individual

Small Groups (2-4)

Compatible Robots

Root SimBot

Root rt0 Coding Robot

Root rt1 Coding Robot

Details

Build a video game for your story's character! Imagine you are a video game designer in your book’s world. Your challenge is to design a video game that will help one of the characters learn to solve a problem, process emotions, or develop a friendship.

Downloads & Resources

Game Design Worksheets

Related Materials

Grades 3-5

Grades 6-9

Art Therapy: Healing Characters Through Drawing

Drawing and coloring can be powerful tools to help us relax, express our feelings, and brainstorm solutions to problems we may be facing. There are lots of different materials we can use to draw: crayons, colored pencils, markers, paint, and more! In this activity, you’ll be designing a robot drawing activity for one of the characters in your story.

English Language Arts,

Robotics,

Social Emotional Learning