Frequently asked questions
What’s a Creator Bot?
Creator Bots is a fun way to begin to learn the basics of robotics - integrating hardware components and software programming in a project-based format. Kids follow unique Mars Rover challenges to learn how to program their robot.
What is Arduino?
Arduino is an open-source electronics platform. Arduino boards are able to convert inputs like a light sensor or a button being pushed into an output like a motor or turning on an LED.
What ages is it for?
Creator Bots is designed for kids 9-18 years in age.
Older kids may choose an accelerated subscription or want the whole kit in one shipment. Younger kids will need more support from an adult and may benefit enjoy the monthly subscription model as each kit will include ~5 hours of curriculum.
Can teenagers or adults learn to code with Creator Bots?
We have taught thousands of young adults with Creator Bots and they have enjoyed learning the basics of Arduino and robotics.
Can one subscription work for multiple siblings?
We recommend 1 Creator Bot per person and offer a reduced price for 2 or more monthly Creator Bot Kits.
What do kids need to use it?
Any computer (MAC, PC, Linux, or Chromebook) can be used.
How does it work?
When you purchase a Creator Bot Kit, you’ll have access to our step-by-step curriculum. The curriculum includes the Mars Rover story and unique challenges as well as a technical manual. You will also have access to stellar technical support team for any questions you may have.
I want to try it first. How can I order a single box?
We ask for a 3-month commitment to start as this will ensure they’ll get their Mars Rover driving! We’ve found that kids are most engaged when they see their Creator Bot in action.
How long will it take to receive my first box?
You’ll receive your first box within a week of receiving the order. Subsequent boxes will be shipped on the first of every month unless you have chosen to accelerate your delivery.
When will I be billed?
You’ll be billed when your Creator Bot ships - within a week of your first order and on the first of the month thereafter.
Where do you ship?
We ship all over the world. For countries outside the U.S., additional shipping charges will be applied at checkout.