Speed into STEAM with indi—the most approachable, entry-level, learning robot for kids ages 4 to 8. indi inspires imaginative play-based learning by empowering kids to design and build their own mazes while teaching critical problem-solving and computational thinking skills. With its on-board color sensor and color cards, indi provides endless opportunities to rev kids’ creativity with or without the need of an app. Kids build custom mazes, solve puzzles, and take control of the wheel to drive. The robot teaches coding concepts to beginners and kicks programming into high gear with even more options to spark interest in computer science in the free Sphero Edu Jr. app.
Computational Thinking Made Fun
The indi learning robot offers unplugged and connected coding experiences that sharpen creative problem-solving and computational thinking skills. Kids learn the basics of programming with the color cards or level up with Sphero’s all new drag and drop blocks in the Sphero Edu Jr app. They control how indi reacts to the world through intuitive yet powerful programming blocks. This way they can reprogram how indi responds to different colors by choosing from a variety of movements, lights, and sounds that appear when navigating over the associated color tile. Students learn cause and effect, pattern recognition, the basics of block coding, and understand abstraction—all while having fun!
- Programmable robot for learning the basics of coding.
- The robot is equpped with an integrated color sensor which allows kids to instruct indi how to move and operate.
- With the Sphero Edu Jr. App kids may reprogramm the way indi responds to different colors with programming blocks.
- Kids solve puzzles, create and design mazes and navigate indi through them.
- Teaches creativity, problem solving as well as computational thinking skills.
- May be used with or without the app.
- Sphero Edu Jr. App is available for iOS, Android and via the Amazon Appstore.
- Suitable for kids ages 4 to 8.
- What’s in the box: 1x robot, 1x charging cable, 30x color cards (colored cards that instruct indi how to move and operate), 2x decorative sticker sheets to customize indi, 1x Beginner’s Guide to Programming Booklet for indi, 500+ individual pieces of adhesive tape to secure color cards.
- Max top speed: ~1.6 m/s
- Bluetooth version: Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
- Bluetooth range: 30 ft (10m)
- Playtime on full charge: more than 1 hour
- Age Recommendation
- Age 4+