Bring code to life through innovation and exploration
The Root® rt0 coding robot combines family friendly fun and hours of coding activities at your fingertips. With over 20 reactive sensors and features this smart robot appeals to children and families of all interests.
Classroom learning at home
Packed with lessons, projects, and activities for hands-on problem solving, the Root® rt0 is a great investment in your child's future. Innovative technology allows you to customize and control your rt0 to drive, draw, detect, light up, play music, and more.
What you can do with the Root® rt0
Offering over 20 sensors and capabilities, program your Root® rt0 to drive, turn, draw, light-up, play music, and more. Its combination of activities and features result in engagement for hours at a time and offer countless opportunities for learning and family bonding.
New to coding? We have you covered
No matter your family’s experience with coding or robotics, the Root® rt0 coding robot makes learning to program easy and advances with you as your skills progress.
iRobot® Coding platform
Use your device's Bluetooth® technology to pair your Root® rt0 with the iRobot® Coding platform and watch your code come to life.
Designed to advance with you as your skills progress, the Root® rt0 is a coding companion that's easy for beginners but still challenging enough to keep experienced coders engaged. Featuring 3 Learning Levels for any ability, you can start where you're comfortable and keep building from there.
Level 1: Graphical Blocks
Learning Level 1 uses drag-and-drop, graphical blocks to teach the fundamental logic skills of coding. No reading skills required!
Learning Level 2: Hybrid Blocks
Learning Level 2 builds computational fluency with hybrid blocks that feature a mixture of graphics and coding script.
Leaning Level 3: Full text Blocks
Learning Level 3 uses full-text code to teach the structure and syntax of professional coding languages, including the powerful Swift.
When it's time to progress, use the iRobot® Coding's auto-level converter to instantly translate your programs across all 3 Learning Levels so you can continue learning.
Code, create and collaborate
Train your brain with a learning library containing hours of activities that support individual, one-to-one and even family participation. From free tutorials to ready-to-go code and beyond, choose to follow the existing progression of lessons or use them as a basis to unlock your own coding journey with the Root® rt0.
Premium educational learning content
For advanced learners, premium classroom learning content modeled after educational standards is also available on a subscription-basis.
iRobot empowers learners.
With over 30 years of building and programming robots, learn to code with the expert that brings you the Roomba® robot vacuum and Braava® robot mop.
Add your own accessories
Use the magnetic attachment points, marker holder, or charging port on the Root® rt0 to attach accessories or your own 3D printed creations.
Root™ Brick Top
Take your creativity to the next level with the new Root™ Brick Top which lets you turn the Root® robot into just about anything you can imagine – from a mobile catapult to a glowing rocket ship. Compatible with a variety of common building blocks. (Root™ Brick Top sold separately.)