Lily and Archie looking at robot
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The robot built from drinking straws

11 March 2015 Last updated at 19:06 GMT

Digital making is exploding around the UK in schools and after-school clubs as part of a push to increase digital skills and introduce more children to coding.

Tech reporter Jane Wakefield decided to give it a go with her own children on a wet day during half-term in February.

They opted to build something very simple - a robot made of drinking straws.