Sphero is a rubber ball, but because today's kids are too lazy to actually throw, bounce, play with or even pick up a physical ball, it's been updated with full smartphone friendly remote control movement.
Growing up in the 80s, I’ve always been a fan of computers, but we never had any cool ways to learn coding as kids. Fast forward to adulthood, and even I'm impressed at how well Sphero SPRK+ and Thames & Kosmos Code Gamer teach coding fundamentals.
Orbotix has developed a ball called Sphero, this not one of those ordinary passive balls which only moves either if you kick, throw or hit them. This ball is more of a gadget, to be more precise a robot,