Sphero RVR

RVR is our revolutionary take on the programmable robot. It’s drivable right out of the box, packed with a diverse suite of sensors, and built for customization. RVR is a mobile platform for intermediate to advanced hackers, makers, educators, and learners.

RVR high tech robot with Raspberry Pi mechanical arm.

The Sphero Edu & Ways to Code

iPad with Sphero Edu activity list on the screen.
iPad with Sphero Edu activity list on the screen.

Sphero Edu™ App

The Sphero Edu app is your hub to create, contribute, and learn with Sphero robots. Go beyond code by incorporating unique STEAM activities to complete with your bot. Designed for learner progression, Sphero Edu beginners can give robots commands by drawing a path in the app for their robot to follow. Intermediate coders can use Scratch blocks to learn more advanced logic, while pros can use text programming and write their own JavaScript. The Sphero Edu app can be used in school or at home. Recommended for ages 8+.

Educators, learn how to use the Sphero Edu App to manage your classes and assign lessons and activities here >

Features: Draw, Blocks, and JavaScript programming for beginning to advanced coders; Drive mode; Bluetooth communication; Activity library (including standards-aligned lessons); class management (for educators); create and share programs with the community

Compatible Products: BOLTMiniRVRSPRK+, SPRK, Sphero 2.0, BB-8, BB-9E, R2-D2, R2-Q5 

Sphero RVR Activities & Curriculum


CSF Books Standards-aligned curriculum with an ipad displaying block coding.

Enhance your learning with Sphero's Computer Science Foundations

All Sphero products have curriculum and activities that are built on the PK–12 Computer Science Framework Principles and is aligned to national, international, and various state standards.

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RVR can be used with Courses 2 and 3 in a selection of lessons. When using RVR, the recommended adjustments are in the app only, not in the book.

Educator Guides, Resources, & Tutorials


DIY Downloads

Product & Classroom Support