Totem Crab: by BinaryBots



  • Learning to code is quick and easy.
  • Accessory for the BBC micro: bit.
  • Can be used with the BBC micro:bit mini computer used in schools.
  • Everything you need to easily engage and learn to code in one box.
  • Children can build their own robot and learn to code, doing exciting things using sensors.
  • Learning is so easy and fun with free online activities, videos and help.

Warning: Not suitable for children under 8 years. For use under adult supervision.

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SKU: TKM-B-CRAB Category:
Weight1 kg

Totem Crab: by BinaryBots


Planet Totem – is a STEM project by BinaryBots that encourages kids to code with BBC micro: bit.

Binary is an awesome alien inventor. He builds robots & brings them to life with code.

Binary has been exploring new worlds in his solar system.
On Planet Totem he saw strange mechanical animals!!



The Totem Crab can normally be found scuttling merrily along the beaches on Planet Totem. This alien robot has a brand new BinaryBots sensor board and an awesome pincer, bring the crab alive with coding! You’ll be able to build your very own robot, add the unique crab pincer, hook up the sensor board, and bring it all to life with a BBC micro:bit (not supplied).

This kit contains everything you need to easily engage and learn to code in one box.

You get free access to online activities and videos to make it really easy to learn to code. Simply program the BBC micro:bit and you are away.

The Sensor Board brings your robot to life, making it respond with real instincts – use the unique capacitive touch sensor strips to poke your robot to make it angry and stroke it to calm it down. Code responses according to real world actions.

The Crab has a fantastic motorized mechanical claws!

Four addressable multi colour LEDs, light sensor and buzzer and a vibramotor for haptic feedback mean that your possibilities are practically endless.



What’s in the box:

  • All the pieces required to construct the Totem Spider.
  • Instruction Book
  • Free access to online activities, videos and help.
  • Powerful BinaryBots sensor board.
  • Totem magnetic screwdriver.
  • Unique crab pincer with motor etc.
  • Doesn’t come with a BBC micro:bit sold separately