These are available in individual or class kits.  Ideal first STEM learning project


Bristle bots  – what is a Bristle Bot?   

A bristle bot is a simple walking robot with a rigid body.  A simple firm bristle toothbrush makes the bristle bot move quickly. It is easy to assemble and lots of fun – just watch them move.

This new kit is a great easy way to start to learn basic science.  It is ideal for schools, out of school groups and guides/scout’s organisations. Ignite your student’s interest with this fun project.  Can be a “hands on activity” at home this should get the kids away from their phones or TV. An ideal “hands on” children’s party activity.

These kits are available in individual packs makes 2 Bristle Bot Bugs or a class pack makes 25 Bristle Bot Bugs. Kits can also be supplied to your individual needs whether it is 5 or 100 just e mail us at

Bristle Bot Bugs are packed individually to help the individual or teacher/organisation.

There is an Overview for the 5 robot lessons and also two books available one for teachers called Robots lessons and a Student workbook .

 The kit contains 

Toothbrush head – colours will vary, CR2032 battery, Pager motor, Pompom, Googly eyes, double sided foam pad and coloured sticker.

Kit contents everything you need to create your own Bristle Bot Bug (apart from glue). Bristle Bot Bug instructions, hints, facts and tips are in the kits.

There is a video to help you complete your Bristle Bot Bug.

Enjoy making your Bristle Bot Bugs we would love to see your bugs send us a photo. Please e-mail your photo to



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Individual, Class


  1. Donna Bailey

    These brush bot kits from @lightstitches are so cool! The instructions are easy for kids to follow and they’re great value (Alice wanted a pink one so we had to swap pompoms ) Donna Bailey

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