Next I showed students my examples of robots and asked them what shapes they could see. I heard "triangles, squares, rectangles, star, circle, oval", etc etc. I asked students to think of shapes that they could use to start making their robots head. They were full of ideas. I also asked what shapes they could use for the eyes, body, legs, hands, etc. By the time they had their paper in front of them, they had so many ideas and immediately began working. I supplied them with these images for reference:
This project was really fun and the results are awesome! I will definitely be doing this again next year!