Lesson 5: Three little pigs

Following the story of the 'Three little pigs' and working in pairs, children take it in turns to direct the Bee-Bot from its previous destination to alternate images on a themed Bee-Bot map

Before the lesson

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Learning objective

  • To create a program

National curriculum

Pupils should be taught to:

  • Create and debug simple programs

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: Take the route one square at a time.

Pupils working at greater depth: Can they explain the shortest route? What about the longest route possible?

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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