By Richard Freedman
That stereotype about only boys liking robots? Forget it.
Oh, 6-year-old Annika Hellevik figured out how to accessorize her self-described robot with a skirt. But, just like other kids in Arts Benicia’s EcoArt Camp, the precocious child gave her metal man super powers.
And the super power was …?
“I have to remember that because I did that a week ago,” Annika mused.
Pause. Light bulb over her head.
“The powers were transforming into animals, flying, singing and a fashion sense,” Annika smiled, admitting to liking this whole robot-making thing “because they move all by themselves and they can do things for you. Sometimes they make weird noises.”