How to make very easy bristlebot

Introduction of Bristlebot

Bristlebot is the simplest walking robot both in construction and functionality. It can be made by using simple household things and due to its simplicity children enjoy it’s making and It is one of the popular Science Fair Projects. The name Bristol is given  because it has Bristles at  it’s base to move instead of legs and feet.

Materials required for making of bristlebot

  • Scrub brush
  • a simple DC motor
  • 2 AA Batteries
  • battery holder
  • Double sided tape
  • Paper / Electrical tape
  • Glue gun stick
  • Scissor
  • Box knife

Steps of Construction

  1. Cut one inch  piece of glue gun stick i.e.  and fix it to the shaft of motor slightly off center.
  2. Stick a small piece of double sided tape, stick it to one end of the brush and fix the motor.
  3. Insert the batteries in the battery holder and fix it with the help of double sided tape just behind the motor.
  4. Join the wires of motor with that of battery holder and secure them with the help paper tape / electrical tape.
  5. The bristlebot is now ready, you can add some features and decorate it as per your wish.

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