Lesson 2: Making a Bee-Bot video

Working in groups, children make an explanatory video describing how to use a Bee-Bot, considering which functions they should include

Before the lesson

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Learning objective

  • To create a demonstration video

National curriculum

Pupils should be taught to:

  • Use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: Rehearse a sentence they wish to record. Draw attention to where children are on the screen as they are recording.

Pupils working at greater depth: Plan what they are going to do or say before they begin filming. Discuss what will make it easier for other children to understand, for example, moving the camera closer to the Bee-Bot.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


Created by:
Sway Grantham,  
Computing specialist
Sway Grantham (@SwayGrantham) is a Primary School Teacher, a CAS Master Teacher and Specialist Leader in Education for Primary ICT. She also has a BCS Certificate in Computer Science Teaching (Primary). She has written several curricula and conducted research into the…
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