R Is For Robot - A Coloring Book From AdaFruit
R Is For Robot - A Coloring Book From AdaFruit
Written by Lucy Black   
Saturday, 24 January 2015

If you have a small person who loves robots, then this might be an excellent present. In fact you don't have to be that small to be enthusiastic about it. 




AdaFruit has some nice educational material for both electronics and software. The lastest attempt to capture small innocent children to one day become customers is R Is For Robots.

What more can I say other than it is a coloring book that runs from "A is for Asimov", my own particular favourite because the character actually looks like Asimov. It ends with "Z is for Z axis" which is probably my least favourite, partly because it isn't a robot, and partly because it's fiddly to color. While R is for Robots on the cover, inside "R is for Roomba", which is particularly easy.


Another gripe, why is N for Nanotechnology and not for Nao, surely everyone's favorite robot?

I'm sure that everyone is going to have a robot missed out of the collection - can you suggest something for Z?

But this is just being ungrateful and it is for small people, not us grups - right?

You can get the coloring book for $9.95 from AdaFruit or you can download and print your own for free. AdaFruit has kindly put the entire set of drawings into the public domain under a Creative Commons 3 license.  As the video points out this means you can print out multiples of just your favourite(s): 



So get coloring - or why not contribute your own alternative "x is for y" where x and y are variables in this case. 


More Information

Ladyada's Coloring book - "R is for Robots"


Related Articles

AdaFruit Puppets Teach Electronics       

E Is For Electronics Free Coloring Book       

President Obama Says Teach Programming!       


To be informed about new articles on I Programmer, install the I Programmer Toolbar, subscribe to the RSS feed, follow us on, Twitter, FacebookGoogle+ or Linkedin,  or sign up for our weekly newsletter.



Get To Grips With Blockchain

If you want to know about Blockchain, a 6-week course created by IBM  and designed for developers who are new to Blockchain began on December 4 on the Coursera Platform. 

Amazon Releases Managed Message Broker Service for ActiveMQ

Amazon has released Amazon MQ, a managed message broker service for Apache ActiveMQ, the open-source message broker that supports queues and topics, durable and non-durable subscriptions, push-based a [ ... ]

More News




blog comments powered by Disqus

Last Updated ( Saturday, 24 January 2015 )

RSS feed of news items only
I Programmer News
Copyright © 2017 i-programmer.info. All Rights Reserved.
Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License.