Howie ambles into robot club hoping to find a friend.
But when Lincoln bounds into the room, Howie hides. The strange new bird is too big and fluffy.
The teacher, however, puts the unlikely pair together. Will they be able to accept each other’s wonky ideas and become friends?
For STEM classes, this story emphasizes the discussion of form v. function.
The story encourages divergent thinking as Lincoln and Howie design a robot. For kids who are rigid and inflexible, they’ll see the value of considering different options, and accepting those who are different.