Sunflower invention next to a laptop. Girl sitting in classroom next to STEM robot and laptops. Kid in kitchen coding a mini STEAM robot.
Sunflower invention next to a laptop. Girl sitting in classroom next to STEM robot and laptops. Kid in kitchen coding a mini STEAM robot.

Coding for Kids

Get the ultimate kids coding experience with Sphero! Learn how to program, remix, and turn ideas into reality with these coding toys for kids.

Coding Kits for Kids

If you’re interested in helping your kid learn how to code, check out this round-up of our favorite tools below.

Our top pick: littleBits Code Kit

Learn to code with this wildly popular littleBits kit!

Snap together easy-to-use building blocks and electric circuits then start inventing.

Expand upon what your inventions can do using the littleBits Fuse app to program your Bits using conditionals, loops, and functions. Students can create virtual circuits in their own workspace and learn how littleBits’ snap together to ensure their Bits are compatible and their inventions can come to life.

The kit includes 16 bits, 25 accessories, activities, and additional helpful resources. All of this adds up to an unforgettable coding experience that kids can’t get enough of.

A kid playing with a purple keytar.
Rock out with your own Keytar invention and customize your sound through code.
Kid's hands holding a littleBit's spider invention.
Program a game of Hot Potato and create your own creepy creature to pass around.
Two sets of hands building an invention using littleBit's circuit board.
Code custom games with the LED matrix and create controllers with the button bits.
micro:bit invention with laptop in the background.

We’re excited to announce the new littleBits micro:bit Adapter!

The littleBits micro:bit Adapter gives every littleBits set coding capabilities.

With the littleBits micro:bit Adapter, you can connect micro:bit and your favorite littleBits together and use platforms like the free Microsoft MakeCode or Python editor to program littleBits.

Enhance your learning with a new kind of experience. No special coding libraries are needed.

Coding Toys for Kids

Two boys playing a soccer game with mini STEAM robot on a table.

Our top pick: Sphero Mini Activity Kit

This programmable robot toy packs a ton of fun into a tiny robot! 

With Sphero Mini, you can play games and make your own while learning how to code. Connect to Sphero Play app and Sphero Edu app and control Sphero Mini using your connected device, then remix games and complete fun activities.

And the best part: we’ve bundled the tiny, wildly popular robotic ball with even more goodies to explore! The Sphero Mini Activity Kit has everything little inventors need to get rolling, coding, and playing within minutes.

Use the Activity Cards to build mazes, design obstacle courses, build towers, play cro-quet, and more.

With so much to do, Sphero Mini Activity Kit is a no-brainer for parents searching for the best coding toys for their kids.

Kids driving a robot ball through an activity course.
Use your creativity to construct your first cool course.
A toy robot ball driving through a blue and orange archway.
Send Mini through all four arches like an Olympic skier.
A kid building a tower out of the Sphero Mini Activity Kit.
Build a tower and knock it down. All you have to do is break the walls.

Coding Robots for Kids

Our top pick: Sphero BOLT

Sphero BOLT is packed with plenty of advanced technology that turns coding into an iridescent experience for kids of all skill levels. BOLT's programmable sensors include a compass, light sensor, gyroscope, accelerometer, motor encoders, and infrared communications.

With BOLT, kids can complete STEAM activities, play fun games, and create their own while learning how to code.

The fun doesn’t stop there.

Show off your creativity and program Sphero BOLT to display custom graphics and real-time data with BOLT’s 8x8 programmable LED matrix.

Sphero BOLT fosters a love of robotics, coding, and STEM principles – all through play-based learning. Kids can’t take their eyes off this coding robot!

Students playing with Sphero BOLT in classroom.

Gaining new skills has never been this fun! That’s because we’re transforming coding in a big and bold way.

Pick up one of our favorite coding toys and go #BeyondCode with Sphero.

Millions of kids have learned to code using Sphero’s educational robots and coding kits. Are you ready to join them?