BirdBrain Technologies Webinars

Thursday, April 02, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm (ET)

Robot Parade Floats*

Robot Parade Floats*

Join Kelsey Derringer and Matt Chilbert from BirdBrain Technologies to learn to make a robotic parade float using craft supplies and robotic components using the Hummingbird Robotics Kit. Don’t have a Hummingbird? Purchase one from our webstore. This webinar is appropriate for anyone age 8 and up, whether they are a student, parent, or teacher!

We’ll be using common household craft supplies to design and make a miniature parade float.


Required Materials

  • Cardboard boxes or scraps
  • Paper cups
  • Craft sticks
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun and hot glue sticks
  • Tape
  • Toilet paper tubes
  • Straws
  • String
  • Paper clips

Extra Materials (optional)

  • Pipe cleaners
  • Paper plates
  • Plastic cutlery
  • Construction paper
  • Felt
  • Styrofoam balls or packing peanuts
  • Rubber bands
  • …or anything else you have around!



This webinar is free for anyone to attend. The webinar will not be recorded, since children may be participating.


SAFETY NOTICE: For security purposes, we will LOCK the Zoom room from allowing anyone new to enter after 3 minutes into class. You will not be able to join after 3 minutes into class.  If you miss the window, you can still catch our class live on YouTube! We will be streaming this class live, starting at 2:05, ET here:  


  • Kids ages 8+
  • Parents
  • Educators
  • Anyone looking for creative fun from home!