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How to Make 4 Really Cool Paper Robot Crafts For Kids

Do you want to know how to make 4 simple paper robot crafts for kids?  Come find out how to make these awesome Robot Paper Crafts.

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Do your kids love robots?   If they do, then these cut and glue robot crafts for kids will be perfect for your preschooler, kindergarten, or elementary kiddos.

Paper crafts are great for building up skills in little kids like confidence, creativity and concentration, to learn more about that check out this article.

We like to give you more than just some awsome paper crafts, so read on to find fun facts, funny jokes and a great free gift at the end.

Robot Facts For Kids

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  • As computers run, they get hot. Computers have fans to keep them cool.
  • The first computers weren’t so fancy. In fact, one of the first computer was an abacus. Invented in Babylon in 500 B.C., the abacus was made of string and beads. Its only purpose was to count and keep track of money and other things. In the 1600s, two inventors made calculators that ran with gears and wheels.
  • In 1833, Charles Babbage invented all the parts a modern computer uses, but it wasn’t until 120 years later that the first modern computers were invented. These first computers were huge and took up a whole room. The beginnings of computers as we know them happened in 1980 – only 30 years ago.
  • A computer is a machine that takes input from the user and gives output. So, you give the computer a command and it follows it to produce a result.
  • Computers have a microprocessor that can make calculations instantly. Lots of things have microprocessors, such as your car, your washing machine, your dishwasher and even your television.
  • Computers have memory or RAM, which stores items on the computer when they’re not in use. The processor stores everything your computer needs to run.
  • A computer’s memory is called RAM.
  • You can spell the word typewriter using the top line of letters on a computer’s keyboard.
  • The first Apple computer was made from free items collected from Apple staff.
  • The first modern computer was basically a giant calculator.
  •  Computers work through special instructions called algorithms.
  • Phones are computers.

If that wasn’t enough facts for you check these websites out below…..

https://www.funkidslive.com/learn/top-10-facts/top-10-facts-about-computers/

https://easyscienceforkids.com/all-about-computers/

When Should I Make these Robot Crafts For Kids?

You can make these robot crafts whenever you find the time.  Whatever works for you and your kiddos will be perfect.  Whether that means after school or on the weekends.

If you don’t have enough time to spare, the templates may be perfect for you! 

alarm clock, smilies, fun

The templates will make it an easy spur of the moment print and go craft.  So setting up of the craft doesn’t stop the fun.  Gasp! 😉

This craft would also be a fun party activity!  Especially for a birthday party.

Any time will be the perfect time to make robot crafts for kids.

Robot Crafts For Kids Creation Options

I bet you’re wondering how you can make these amazing, fun, adorable (insert adjective here) Robots.

Well, wonder no longer there are a few great ways you can make these awe-inspiring crafts.

Option number one would be to follow the step-by-step instructions that you will find for each of the robots below.  If your interested keep scrolling just a little farther down to find these super helpful instructions.

Option number two would be to get the templates.  These time-saving templates will be a life saver for those of you who barely have time to brush your teeth!

Each template includes the following:

  • Black and white template: Print, Color, Cut, Glue, and Enjoy.
  • Template (Already Colored): Print, Cut, Glue, and Enjoy.
  • a coloring sheet
  • 8.5 by 11 color craft poster

Supplies For Making Robots

  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Markers or Crayons
  • Paper

To keep all things you need on hand for paper crafts anytime check out my article on what supplies you need.

How To Craft Your Reasonable Robot Craft

reasonable robot instructions

Step 1

Body

  • Cut out a long gray half oval
  • Cut out 3 circles any color
  • Cut out a skinny purple rectangle
  • Glue the circles and rectangle to the body

Step 2

Face

  • Cut out 2 white half ovals (Outer eyes)
  • Cut out 2 smaller black half ovals (inner eyes)
  • Use a black marker to draw a smile
  • Glue the outer eyes onto the body
  • Glue the inner eyes to the outer eyes
reasonable robot parts cut out

Step 3

Ears, Arms, Wheels

  • Cut out 2 skinny blue rectangles (ears)
  • Cut out 2 gray circles (ears)
  • Glue the circles to the rectangle then glue to the body
  • Cut out 2 blue circles  (Wheels)
  • Glue the circles to the body
  • Cut out 2 gray rectangles (Arms)
  • Glue the 2 gray rectangles to the body

Step 4

Extra

  • Cut out to blue half circles (Hands)
  • Cut out the middle of the circles  (Hands)
  • Glue the hands to the arms

How To Make Rad Robot Craft

rad robot instructions

Step 1

Head & Body

  • Cut out a big orange rectangle (Head)
  • Cut out a smaller yellow rectangle (face)
  • Glue the yellow face to the orange head
  • Gut out a green square (Body)
  • Glue the orange head to the green body

Step 2

Arms & Wheels

  • Cut out 2 blue rectangle (Arms)
  • Glue the blue rectangles to the body
  • Cut out a gray oval (Wheel)
  • Cut out a smaller black oval (Inner Wheel)
  • Glue the gray oval to the body
  • Glue the black oval to the gray oval
rad robot parts cut out

Step 3

Face

  • Cut out 2 white half ovals (Outer eyes)
  • Cut out 2 smaller black half ovals (inner eyes)
  • Use a black marker to draw a smile
  • Glue the outer eyes onto the head
  • Glue the inner eyes to the outer eyes

Step 4

Extra

  • Cut out 2 purple circles
  • Glue to the body
  • Cut out to blue half circles (Hands)
  • Cut out the middle of the circles  (Hands)
  • Glue the hands to the arms

How To Make Rational Robot Craft

rational robot instructions

Step 1

Body & Head

  • Cut out a black square (Body)
  • Cut out a smaller gray square (Head)
  • Glue the head to the body
  • Cut out a gray triangle
  • Glue to the head
  • Cut out a red circle glue to the triangle

Step 2

Arms & Legs

  • Cut out 2 gray rectangle (Legs)
  • Cut out 2 gray rectangle (Arms)
  • Glue the arms and legs to the body
  • Cut out 2 red hands
  • Glue to the arms
rational robot parts cut out

Step 3

Face

  • Cut out 2 white half ovals (Outer eyes)
  • Cut out 2 smaller black half ovals (inner eyes)
  • Use a black marker to draw a smile
  • Glue the outer eyes onto the head
  • Glue the inner eyes to the outer eyes

Step 4

Tummy

  • Cut out a white rectangle
  • Glue the white rectangle to the body
  • Cut out 3 red circles glue to the body

How To Make Rare Robot Craft

rare robot instructions

Step 1

Body & Head

  • Cut out a blue rectangle (Body)
  • Cut out a smaller blue rectangle (head)
  • Cut out a small purple rectangle (Neck)
  • Glue the body to the neck
  • Glue the neck to the head

Step 2

Arms & Legs

  • Cut out 2 purple rectangles (Legs)
  • Cut out 2 purple rectangles (Arms)
  • Cut out 2 blue hands
  • Glue the legs to the body
  • Glue to arms to the body
  • Glue the hands to the arms
rare robot parts cut out

Step 3

Head

  • Cut out 2 white half ovals (Outer eyes)
  • Cut out 2 smaller black half ovals (inner eyes)
  • Use a black marker to draw a smile
  • Cut out 2 skinny purple rectangles (ears)
  • Cut out a red half circle (Head Button)
  • Glue the outer eyes onto the head
  • Glue the inner eyes to the outer eyes
  • Glue the Ears to the sides of the head
  • Glue the red half oval to the top of the head

Step 4

Screws

  • Cut out 4 gray circles
  • Draw a + on all the circles
  • Glue the circles onto the body
4 robots built

Ways To Make It Your Own

You can easily make this craft unique to you by adding your own special touch. 

Some ways to make it your own might be…

  • Tweaking the shapes of the robots
  • Adding glitter and stickers
  • Using felt, foam or cardboard instead of construction to give them a different texture
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Don’t be afraid to let the kids take the craft and have fun with it!

Robot Jokes For Kids

  • What do doggy robots do?          
    • They byte.
  • What do robots wear in winter?
    • Re-boots
  • What is a baby robot’s first word?            
    • Data
  • Why did the robot sneeze?          
    • She had a virus
  • Why did the robot get so angry?
    • Everyone was pushing his buttons
  • What is a robot’s favorite music genre?  
    • Heavy Metal
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  • What’s a robot’s favorite food? 
    • Microchips!
  • Why shouldn’t you pat a robot dog?       
    • It might Byte!
  • Why don’t robots get scared?    
    • They have nerves of steel!
  • Why did the robot go to the shoe shop?
    • To get rebooted!
  • Why was the robot tired when it got out of the car?         
    • It had a hard drive
  • What do you call a robot that likes to row?          
    • A row-bot

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