Amazon is offering the Sphero Mini Green App-Controlled Robot Ball for just $89.99 plus free shipping. Originally priced at about $130, you are getting the best price we could find. The Sphero Mini can be used with the app as a video game controller. You can also download the Sphero Edu app in order to program it.
Here comes a robot that is going to help you learn visual, block-based programming -- the Sphero SPRK+ STEAM Educational Robot. Built with the intention to inspire tomorrow's inventors and innovators, this robot can follow commands to spin, roll, flip, and change color. Additionally, the code is a text-based one, approachable for beginners, yet sophisticated enough to challenge seasoned programmers. This is the perfect product to get for your genius ten year old, your inventive teenager or even yourself if you've always wanted to learn about coding. It's never to late after all!
This product receives 4.7 out of 5 stars overall on Amazon. Users claim it is a really great tool and toy and works really well, though some users note it would be nice if the battery life lasted for longer.