SPRK Lightning Lab

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This is SPRK Lightning Lab. Your hub to create, contribute, and learn with Sphero.

Utilizing block-based programming, this app will inspire a love of robotics, coding, and STEAM principles while teaching the power of cause, effect, and conditions in programming. Use this app with Sphero SPRK Edition, Sphero 2.0, and Ollie, all powered by Bluetooth with a 100-foot range and over an hour of drive time on a single charge.

SPRK Lightning Lab is simple enough for beginners, yet sophisticated enough for seasoned programmers. The SPRK community (Schools – Parents – Robots – Kids) is thriving as thousands of kids shape their future through fun and discovery. Check out sprk.sphero.com for brand new activities that will keep you inspired day after day.

Build & Discover Programs
Build and share your own programs, discover what others have created and even run your friends’s programs on your robot.

Block-Based Programming
Transform ideas into code by using visual blocks that represent our C-based language, OVAL. Double tap on a block to learn what it does.

Text-Based Code Viewer
After combining commands, see the code and use this as a foundation to learn more about programming.

Hardware Revealed
Uncover the magic of Sphero and Ollie by exploring a 3D model of the parts that make your robot come to life.

Drive Your Robot
Need a brain break? Turn your device sideways to drive and play.

Get schooled. Order a Sphero robot today at sphero.com.

*Compatible robots: SPRK+, SPRK Edition, Sphero 2.0 and Ollie
**Languages supported: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Japanese and Korean


Plan Price Details
SPRK Lightning Lab - Programming for Sphero Robots Free Free mobile app.


Instructional Technology Facilitator
July 14, 2016

This is an awesome app for finding lesson plans that incorporate Sphero and Computer Programming into your curriculum.