Make. Play. Code.

Little Robot Friends are fun & expressive robots that make a great introduction to the world of coding and electronics.

Hands-On Workshops

Give your child the skills and confidence to start making, inventing, and having fun with technology.

Meet the Robots.

Spikey, Ghosty, Curvy, and now Cubby!! Make them unique with costumes, code, and character!

Get creative with technology...

Whether it's in the classroom or the living room, our robots help kids develop 21st-century skills at their own comfort level. Our character-based approach lets kids make imaginative storyworlds that drive their curiosity and creativity.

Our Workshops:

From basic introductions to code and electronics, to making robot superheroes, we're always running fun workshops and events for kids.

Check out all our events & workshops.

Kits for Critical Making:


Robot Character Kits

Comes with fully-assembled robot face, a clever robot base, and a how-to guide for getting started with your robot character.

Shop Robot Character Kits



Update your robot's face and learn to solder with our Face Kit Accessories.

Shop Accessories


Educator Store

With support for use across a wide variety of subjects like Science, History, Art & Music.

Shop Educator Bundles

We Love Coding.

And we want you to love it too. Our software makes coding fun and rewarding, whether you're a beginner or a pro.

Customize your Friend.

The LRF App makes it easy to explore your robot, create unique expressions, and get familiar with the hardware and coding concepts.

Experiment with Code.

LRF Blocks provides drag-n-drop visual programming with code blocks. The quickest way to experiment and learn by coding your robot.

It can do so much more.

The LRF Arduino Library lets you to fully customize your robot using C and C++. Teach your robot new tricks and unlock hidden features.

What people are saying:

“I see kids get really excited about...getting to program and make them do something, which I don’t think before the workshop they thought they were capable of doing.”

Michelle Mismash, Youth Coordinator - Toronto Tool Library

“My robot's name is E.T. I liked learning how to tap the sensors and make it do different things. I made expressions for all of the parts!”

Emily M., 7 years old

“That WOW factor... when students can see there's a direct relation to how [their interaction] affects the robot. I think that was really exciting for the students.”

Lisa Goldberg, Director - Action Potential Lab