I was just reading a slashdot article on Robotics for Kids
and read a particular /.'rs comment that really sounded great!
...it is fun to PLAY robot. Explain the concept that robots only do exactly what you say, and then make some "commands" like "move forward", "turn left", "pick up object" and then work together to try to solve problems, like "how can we get the rubber snake into your sister's bed?". The kid plays the role of the