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What is Strawbees?

Strawbees is an award-winning, light-weight, construction system for all ages. It is a kit based on simple units called Strawbees, that lets you connect straws to each other and build little to huge mechanical objects from just straws and cardboard. Playing and having fun is the best way to learn about the world, so every classroom should have some Strawbees.

 


What is Strawbees?

Strawbees is an award-winning, light-weight, construction system for all ages. It is a kit based on simple units called Strawbees, that lets you connect straws to each other and build little to huge mechanical objects from just straws and cardboard. Playing and having fun is the best way to learn about the world, so every classroom should have some Strawbees.

 


Products in the Strawbees Range

Strawbees Coding & Robotics School Bundle + Storage Cart
Strawbees Coding & Robotics School Bundle + Storage Cart $1999.00 (Each) inc GST SBQBSKT11SK In Stock Out Of Stock Please See Attributes
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Strawbees Quirkbot Coding & Robotic Kit Class Pack
Strawbees Quirkbot Coding & Robotic Kit Class Pack $1999.00 (Each) inc GST SBSQSKT In Stock Out Of Stock Please See Attributes
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Strawbees Quirkbot Coding & Robotic Kit
Strawbees Quirkbot Coding & Robotic Kit $199.95 (Each) inc GST IWSBQB In Stock Out Of Stock Please See Attributes
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Strawbees STEAM School Kits + Storage Cart
Strawbees STEAM School Kits + Storage Cart $799.90 (Each) inc GST SB03221SK In Stock Out Of Stock Please See Attributes
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Strawbees STEAM School Kit
Strawbees STEAM School Kit $399.95 (Each) inc GST SB032SK In Stock Out Of Stock Please See Attributes
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Strawbees Maker Group Kit
Strawbees Maker Group Kit $89.85 (Each) inc GST SB020MK In Stock Out Of Stock Please See Attributes
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Strawbees Inventor Group Kit
Strawbees Inventor Group Kit $149.85 (Each) inc GST SB021IK In Stock Out Of Stock Please See Attributes
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Strawbees Crazy Scientist Group Kit
Strawbees Crazy Scientist Group Kit $299.85 (Each) inc GST SB022CSK In Stock Out Of Stock Please See Attributes
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Strawbees Straws - Black
Strawbees Straws - Black $4.95 (Pack of 50) inc GST SBSTWBLK In Stock Out Of Stock Please See Attributes
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Strawbees Straws - Blue
Strawbees Straws - Blue $4.95 (Pack of 50) inc GST SBSTWBLU In Stock Out Of Stock Please See Attributes
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Strawbees Straws - Green
Strawbees Straws - Green $4.95 (Pack of 50) inc GST SBSTWGRN In Stock Out Of Stock Please See Attributes
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Strawbees Straws - Grey
Strawbees Straws - Grey $4.95 (Pack of 50) inc GST SBSTWGRY In Stock Out Of Stock Please See Attributes
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Strawbees Straws - Pink
Strawbees Straws - Pink $4.95 (Pack of 50) inc GST SBSTWPNK In Stock Out Of Stock Please See Attributes
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Strawbees Straws - White
Strawbees Straws - White $4.95 (Pack of 50) inc GST SBSTWWHT In Stock Out Of Stock Please See Attributes
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Strawbees Straws - Yellow
Strawbees Straws - Yellow $4.95 (Pack of 50) inc GST SBSTWYLW In Stock Out Of Stock Please See Attributes
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Strawbees Maker Group Kit

Test the creator in yourself – Each Maker Kit features 200 pieces, cool stickers, and an instruction manual with 16 maker projects. Start exploring the Strawbees universe by building a bridge, a crane or your favourite animal.

You’ll officially be the best teacher ever.

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Strawbees Inventor Group Kit

Time to go Pro – Each Inventor Kit features 400 pieces, an instruction manual with 21 fun maker projects. Create a bird, a huge mechanical snake, or a replica of the pyramids of Giza.

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Strawbees Crazy Scientist Group Kit

Build big with your friends – Each Crazy Scientist Kit contains 1000 pieces, a neat big black collectors bag, instruction manual with 21 crazy scientist projects, and a cool sticker to show your friends. Start creating your own mad scientist lair full of weird and wobbly inventions.

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Strawbees STEAM School Kit

Kids want to create huge things. With the School kit, a lot of kids can build huge at the same time. It also includes epic lesson plans, and you can also download even more at our dedicated Strawbees microsite. Cool maker activities including littleBits, LEGO® Mindstorms®, MicroBit and Makey Makey! The kit includes 2560 Strawbees, 1500 Straws (in six wonderful colours), and a Card Deck of Creativity to be used when there is a need for a fantasy boost. Perfect for schools, maker spaces and science centres..

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Strawbees Quirkbot Coding & Robotic Kit

Quirkbot is the best tool in the world to learn how to code! Quirkbot lets you be creative with technology. By making inventions you tell your own story in a new way, and learn a ton of new skills in the process. Quirkbot makes your Strawbees creations come to life! Make your bridge interactive, build a banana piano or create your own little robot. Quirkbot combined with Strawbees is the world best value system for engineering to programming progression. It comes with Strawbees, servos, light sensors, LEDs and the Quirkbot itself. Perfect to learn how to code in a simple and fun way.

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Lesson Plans

These Strawbees lessons plans are designed for different age groups and explores subjects in hands-on STEAM projects to encourage lifelong learning in the classroom. Below select the age category relevant to you and learn how to use Strawbees and Quirkbot in your lesson planning for student progression.


Downloads

Teacher Guide

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Student Guide

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Instructions

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Strawbees Feature Palette

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Activities

Animated Character

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Curious Creature

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Egg Drop Challenge

Download PDF   (PDF, 19.6 MB)

 

Excavator Boom

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Light Sensing Leaf

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Pinball Machine

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Thermal Glider

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