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What is Sphero?

Sphero is a robot ball with several features that can be controlled through mobile apps, including computer programs that the students build.

The Sphero ecosystem of tools and the Sphero Edu platform gives kids, teachers, and parents of all learning and coding abilities a blank canvas to solve challenges at home, in school, and beyond.

You can use Sphero robots to play games, create programs, or complete challenges. Sphero robots are not limited to STEAM, add them into any classroom curriculum for a fun twist in learning. We offer hundreds of free, standards-aligned activities in the Sphero Edu app and littleBits Classroom.

Sphero is transforming K-12 education with accessible tools that encourage exploration, imagination, and perseverance through STEAM and computer science. With the help of educators around the world, we are empowering learners of all backgrounds and abilities to discover their interests and passions while equipping them with the skills they need to be the world’s future Changemakers.

Sphero is an adorable, durable, interactive—you guessed it—sphere. Don’t let its size deceive you! Its functionality is almost boundless. Let’s dig in. Thanks to Sphero’s super-strong, anti-scratch, waterproof shell, it can do a lot! 

CompanyBusiness Name: Sphero, Inc.
HQ Location: United States
Founded: 2010
Age Range5-7, 8-10, 11-13, 14-16, 17-18, 19+
FeaturesEducation ProductsEducator ResourcesProfessional DevelopmentFunding ResourcesSphero Computer Science Curriculum
AccessibilityRobust features
PoliciesTerms of ServicePrivacy PolicyGDPR
RequirementsDesktop - WindowsMobile - iPadMobile - WindowsMobile - Android

OS Requirements: Windows 10 2004(20H1)+ Windows 11 Additional Requirements: 64-bit 4GB memory Bluetooth 4.0+

Sphero, Inc. Requires iOS 12.0 or later. Requires iPadOS 12.0 or later.

Android devices must meet the following requirements to run the Sphero Play application: Android 5.0 or higher.

Set Up

Pairing usually takes less than 30 seconds, but it can take up to 2 minutes.

Your Sphero will glow white once it is paired to your iOS device.

TrainingIn PersonLive OnlineDocumentationVideos

We have several Professional Development offerings. You can contact our training team via email.

No training required.

SupportEmailFAQs/Forum24/7 Live Rep

Contact us Form is also available.

Sphero Customer Advocate will get in touch within 24 business hours (Monday - Thursday 8am-5pm US Mountain Time).

Home Learning

Anyone can create the account.

No home learning/ parent access required.

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Sphero Pricing

Pricing Plans

One-Off Fee

Sphero pricing starts from $50 / one-off

With the Sphero Mini, you get a robotic ball for just $50.

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Last updated 17th April 2024
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