Box Bots

Introduction: Box Bots

About: I’m a designer and educator based in Ithaca, NY who is interested in the intersection of technology, the environment, and society. Previously I taught design-thinking at Rochester Institute of Technology. If...

In this project I use a mounted motor - a hobby motor that is hot glued to a piece of chip board then attached to the body of the project with brass fasteners. I like attaching motors this way so that they can be easily removed and used for other toys.


3" box
Hobby motor
Chip board (for motor mount)
Paper clip (for switch)
Piece of glue stick (for weight on motor shaft)
22 gage wire
File folder 
White stickers (for eyes)
Black marker (for eye balls)
AA Battery

Glue Gun
Wire strippers

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