Getting Started With Dash Robot

For ages 6+
Check Dash Robot Kit availability in the catalog.

  1. Watch the library’s YouTube tutorial.
  2. Download the apps for free.

    The following apps are available for Apple, Android and Kindle devices and are compatible with the most popular smartphones and tablets.

    Go Dash Robot appGo for Dash and Dot Robots
    Explore Dash’s lights, sounds, sensors and movements. Go is the first step to getting to know all that Dash can do.

    Path Dash Robot appPath for Dash Robot
    Path introduces children to sequences, events and sensors through its simple draw, drag and drop interface. Plan, program and execute an adventure for Dash while learning fundamental concepts of computational thinking.

    Wonder Dash Robot appWonder for Dash and Dot Robots
    With a picture-based language and guided challenges, the Wonder app has over 300 challenges that will teach you how to code while having fun.

    Blockly Dash Robot appBlockly for Dash and Dot Robots
    Blockly introduces advanced concepts of coding through playful projects and puzzles. Blockly provides drag-and-drop visual programming tool that introduces children to fundamental programming skills.

  3. Connect to Dash.

    Place the robot on the floor, turn it on and activate Bluetooth on your smartphone or tablet. Open one of Dash’s apps, and follow the instructions to set up the robot. The app and the robot use the same language selected in the language settings of your mobile device.

  4. Play!

    Use any or all of the apps to program Dash and have a blast! For more fun, snap on the LEGO connectors to turn Dash into anything.

Compatible devices:

  • iPad, iPad Air, iPad Mini, iPad Pro
  • iPhone 4s, 5, 5c, 5s, 6, 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, SE, 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus
  • iPod Touch 5G, 6G
  • Nexus 5, 5X, 6, 6P, 7, 9
  • Galaxy Note, Note Pro, Tab, Tab Pro, Tab S, Tab E, Tab E Lite, Kids Tab E Lite, Tab A
  • Galaxy S4, S5, S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge Plus, S7, S7 Edge
  • Kindle Fire 7, Kids Edition, HD 6, HD 7, HD 8, HDX 8.9, HD 10

Visit the Wonder Workshop help page for troubleshooting tips.