Like me, this little gal wants to be in the light and will turn and run from shadows. When she finds a bright spot, she'll stop and purr to show that all is well.
I developed this robot for children 8 and up to assemble at the Google NYC offices Take Your Children to Work Day, 2014.
Source code and parts list are at: https://code.google.com/p/photovore/wiki/Overview
Step-by-step assembly instructions are in this doc.
Here are some shots of the parts being laser cut
Each robot gets a bag of the small electronic components, a pair of wheels and legs
and here is my ATTiny 85 programming station