Sphero Mini Robot Ball: Soccer Theme

SKU: M001SRW

The Sphero Mini Soccer packs a ton of fun into a tiny programmable robotic soccer ball the size of a ping pong ball. Equipped with a gyroscope, accelerometer, and colorful LED lights, this educational robot is more than a mini robot toy. Sphero Mini Soccer allows you to drive several ways using the Sphero Play app and get your kicks with the soccer-themed Kick drive feature.

    • LED lights glow in tons of colors  
    • Contains gyroscope, motor encoders, and accelerometer sensors  
    • Interchangeable shells allow customization with several color options available  
    • Connect to Sphero Play app and Sphero Edu app to play STEM games and learn to code
    • Compatible with Sphero Edu app for iOS, Android, Amazon Fire OS, macOS, Windows, & Chrome OS
    • Compatible with Sphero Play app for iOS, Android, & Amazon Fire OS
    • Compatible with Swift Playgrounds for iOS

SpheroCare Warranty
1 year: $7.99
2 year: $10.99
3 year: $14.99

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Price:
$49.99

Tech Specs

Small Bot. Big Fun.

A hand driving a toy robot soccer ball using block-based coding through the Sphero Edu app.
This soccer-themed Sphero Mini packs a ton of fun into a tiny programmable robot the size of a ping pong ball. Equipped with a gyroscope, accelerometer, and colorful LED lights, this app-enabled robotic ball lets you drive, play games, and code using our free apps.
Demonstrating drive & kick mode using a Sphero mini soccer robot toy.
Control your robot toy several ways with the Sphero Play app using Joystick, Slingshot, or Tilt mode, or try your shot at goal with the soccer-themed Kick drive feature. Included with Sphero Mini are 3 traffic cones and 6 bowling pins to inspire obstacle course fun right out of the box.
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Use Sphero Mini as a game controller for arcade-style games in the Sphero Play app. Perfect for playing on the go or with limited space. Choose from 3 different games - shoot through space, speed through a tunnel, or smash a polygon of bricks. With 1 hour of play time, Sphero Mini is the next big thing.

Teeny Tiny Tech

Packed with teeny tiny tech, Sphero Mini has a little gyroscope, accelerometer, and LED lights. With almost an hour of play time, Sphero Mini is the next big thing.

Change Your Mind. Change Your Shell.

Colorful, interchangeable shells are available, so you can easily switch one out to suit your mood.

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Mini Soccer next to hand coding on an iphone.

INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES

The Sphero Edu app contains 100+ guided STEAM and computer science lessons, activities, and programs, consisting of varying skill level and content areas to help kids learn to code. Wondering where to start? We’ve curated a selection of getting started activities to walk you and your kid(s) through the basics of programming and creating with the Sphero Mini robot.

  1. Draw 1: Shapes
  2. Draw 2: Spelling
  3. Blocks 1: Intro & Loops

Once you feel comfortable with the programming canvas and Sphero Mini basics, try out a few other step-by-step activities to run with your kids. Watch their creativity and curiosity soar! Then, scroll through the thousands of community submitted STEM activities on Sphero Edu for endless inspiration.

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Sphero #BeyondCode

Sphero provides a STEAM-based tool set unbounded in its potential. Sphero uses programmable robots and STEM kits to foster students’ creativity through discovery and play while laying the foundation for computer science and other STEM fundamentals. Our program goes #BeyondCode with collaborative play-based activities, nurturing students’ imagination unmatched by other STEM education programs. Cross-platform apps are approachable for all skill levels so you can foster learning and creativity in any grade.

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Enhance your learning with Sphero's Computer Science Foundations

Computer Science Foundations is a standards-aligned, supplemental curriculum built on the K12 Computer Science Framework Principles. Scaffolded across three courses and 72 lessons, teachers and students build Draw, Block, and Text coding skills. They then integrate these concepts into curricular content: everything from polygons and poetry to logic-puzzlers and compliment-givers.

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Sphero Edu App

Sphero Edu is your hub to create, contribute, and learn with Sphero robots.

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Sphero Play

Drive and play games from ONE app with your Sphero robot.

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What's in the Box?

  • Sphero Mini app-enabled robotic ball w/custom black and white soccer ball shell
  • 8 mini cones (4 green + 4 orange)
  • 1 USB Cable
  • Sphero Edu app available for download on iOS, Android, Kindle, Mac, Windows, and Chrome
  • Sphero Play app available for download on iOS and Android