Presto Dots Robot

Presto Dots Robot craft

Computing…fun and creativity! Make a Model Magic® Presto Dots™ robot that you design!

  • 1.

    Build a body. Create the structure for your robot by gently pushing two foam balls onto either end of a short wooden dowel stick. When the foam balls have been connected, you should not be able to see the dowel. This will be the head and body of the robot.

  • 2.

    Take a stand. To keep your creation standing tall, roll a ball of Model Magic and press it onto the bottom of the robot.

  • 3.

    Get ready to roll! Press or roll a smooth layer of Model Magic large enough to cover the head of the robot. Press the Model Magic firmly around the head. Press or roll a smooth layer of Model Magic large enough to cover the body of the robot. Press the Model Magic firmly around the body. Smooth out any gaps so the base is completely covered.

  • 4.

    Add some dots. Roll out another layer of Model Magic. Push the Presto Dot tool down into the Model Magic. When the tool can’t go any further, give your wrist a twist, tilt the tool back, and pull it up. Tap the bottom of the tool gently on the robot and p

  • 5.

    Get wired. Add pieces of chenille stems to add wires and knobs. Add bits of Model Magic to give your robot some personality. Allow the Model Magic to air dry.