Gifts for Beginners

These kits make great gifts - they are super fun, ignite curiosity, and introduce science and engineering to beginners. Kits are for a variety of ages.

Featured Gifts

SparkFun Inventor's Kit

SparkFun Inventor's Kit - v4.1.2

Ages 10+ & Middle/High School


Get started with programming and hardware interaction with the Arduino programming language - includes everything needed to complete five overarching projects that teach everything from blinking an LED to reading sensors. Also includes a full-color guidebook with step-by-step instructions.

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XPR Robotics Kit

Experiential Robotics Platform (XRP) Kit

Ages 11+ & Middle/High School


Complete robotics platform based on the Raspberry Pi Pico includes everything needed to build and program a robot moving from fundamental robotics to driving, line following, using sensors, and using a robotic arm. Includes access to online modules and coding environment (Blockly and Micropython).

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Great all-inclusive kits

SparkFun Tinker Kit

SparkFun Tinker Kit

KIT-18577
$53.50
2
Makey Makey Classic by JoyLabz

Makey Makey Classic by JoyLabz

KIT-14478
$53.50
3
SparkFun Paper Circuits Kit

SparkFun Paper Circuits Kit

KIT-15817
$17.50
1

SparkFun LED Project Kit

KIT-19934

For the micro:bit users:

SparkFun Inventor's Kit for micro:bit v2

SparkFun Inventor's Kit for micro:bit v2

KIT-17362
$53.50
micro:bit v2 Board

micro:bit v2 Board

DEV-17287
$16.50
7
micro:bit v2 Go Bundle

micro:bit v2 Go Bundle

DEV-17288
$19.95
2
SparkFun micro:climate kit for micro:bit - v3.0

SparkFun micro:climate kit for micro:bit - v3.0

KIT-16274
$119.95
1

Fun with soldering:

SparkFun Basic Flashlight Soldering Kit

SparkFun Basic Flashlight Soldering Kit

KIT-14877
$5.50
8
SparkFun Simon Says - Through-Hole Soldering Kit

SparkFun Simon Says - Through-Hole Soldering Kit

KIT-10547
$28.95
42
SparkFun WeevilEye - Beginner Soldering Kit

SparkFun WeevilEye - Beginner Soldering Kit

KIT-10723
$10.95
14
SparkFun Binary Blaster Kit

SparkFun Binary Blaster Kit

KIT-12037
$29.50
5
Gifts for Hobbyists

Unleash their creative spirit with gifts that ignite their passion for tinkering and making. Discover the perfect present for the electronics whiz, the stargazer, or the coding aficionado. From essential tools to inspiring development tools, let them embark on new creative journeys and bring their imaginations to life.

Featured Gifts

DataLogger IoT

SparkFun DataLogger IoT


Quickly becoming a fan favorite, this innovative little board automatically detects, logs and sends data to your favorite IoT service with an easy-to-use menu. It can automatically detect over 50 Qwiic Sensors.

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IoT Brushless Motor Driver

SparkFun IoT Brushless Motor Driver


This versatile board is packed with a high-performance motor driver, an ESP32 for wireless capabilities and a software configurable Three Phase Brushless Gimbal Motor with fantastic tactile feedback.

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Small form factor development boards:

SparkFun Qwiic Pro Micro - USB-C (ATmega32U4)

SparkFun Qwiic Pro Micro - USB-C (ATmega32U4)

DEV-15795
$21.50
10
SparkFun Pro Micro - RP2040

SparkFun Pro Micro - RP2040

DEV-18288
$10.95
3
Pro Micro - 3.3V/8MHz

Pro Micro - 3.3V/8MHz

DEV-12587
$19.50
21
SparkFun ESP32 Qwiic Pro Mini

SparkFun ESP32 Qwiic Pro Mini

DEV-23386
$9.95

Thing+ development boards:

SparkFun Thing Plus - ESP32 WROOM (USB-C)

SparkFun Thing Plus - ESP32 WROOM (USB-C)

WRL-20168
$24.95
3
SparkFun Thing Plus Matter - MGM240P

SparkFun Thing Plus Matter - MGM240P

DEV-20270
$24.95
6
SparkFun Thing Plus - RP2040

SparkFun Thing Plus - RP2040

DEV-17745
$19.50
4
SparkFun LoRa Thing Plus - expLoRaBLE

SparkFun LoRa Thing Plus - expLoRaBLE

WRL-17506
$53.50
3

RedBoard development boards:

SparkFun RedBoard - Programmed with Arduino

SparkFun RedBoard - Programmed with Arduino

DEV-13975
$21.50
50
SparkFun RedBoard Qwiic

SparkFun RedBoard Qwiic

DEV-15123
$21.50
19
SparkFun IoT RedBoard - ESP32 Development Board

SparkFun IoT RedBoard - ESP32 Development Board

WRL-19177
$29.95
7
SparkFun RedBoard Plus

SparkFun RedBoard Plus

DEV-18158
$21.50
6

MicroMod Carrier Boards:

SparkFun MicroMod ATP Carrier Board

SparkFun MicroMod ATP Carrier Board

DEV-16885
$19.95
1
SparkFun MicroMod Input and Display Carrier Board

SparkFun MicroMod Input and Display Carrier Board

DEV-16985
$59.95
4
SparkFun MicroMod Qwiic Carrier Board - Single

SparkFun MicroMod Qwiic Carrier Board - Single

DEV-17723
$9.95
1
SparkFun MicroMod Qwiic Carrier Board - Double

SparkFun MicroMod Qwiic Carrier Board - Double

DEV-17724
$11.95

DataLoggers:

SparkFun OpenLog Artemis

SparkFun OpenLog Artemis

DEV-16832
$54.95
8
SparkFun DataLogger IoT

SparkFun DataLogger IoT

DEV-22462
$54.95
1
SparkFun MicroMod Data Logging Carrier Board

SparkFun MicroMod Data Logging Carrier Board

DEV-16829
$21.50
1
SparkFun DataLogger IoT Environmental Kit

SparkFun DataLogger IoT Environmental Kit

KIT-24055
$89.95
Gifts for GPS/GNSS Enthusiasts

There is a whole world of precision and exploration out there, and with these gifts, you can empower GPS, GNSS, and surveying enthusiasts! From handheld GPS receivers for outdoor adventures to GNSS data processing software for professional applications, give a gift that can ignite a passion.

Featured Gifts

ZOE M8Q

SparkFun GPS Breakout
ZOE-M8Q


If your projects has space constraints this tiny GPS/GNSS module works like a charm! It even has an on-board rechargeable battery which reduces the time-to-first fix from a cold start.

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GPS-RTK Dead Reckoning pHAT for Raspberry Pi

GPS-RTK Dead Reckoning pHAT
for Raspberry Pi


Add high-precision RTK location abilities to your Raspberry Pi! With u-blox's Automotive Dead Reckoning technology this pHAT can keep an accurate location in dense cities or covered areas.

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Nice, easy & accurate:

SparkFun GPS Breakout - NEO-M9N, SMA (Qwiic)

SparkFun GPS Breakout - NEO-M9N, SMA (Qwiic)

GPS-17285
$74.95
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SparkFun GNSS Receiver Breakout - MAX-M10S (Qwiic)

SparkFun GNSS Receiver Breakout - MAX-M10S (Qwiic)

GPS-18037
$44.95
5
SparkFun GPS Breakout - Chip Antenna, SAM-M10Q (Qwiic)

SparkFun GPS Breakout - Chip Antenna, SAM-M10Q (Qwiic)

GPS-21834
$49.95
2
SparkFun GPS Breakout - XA1110 (Qwiic)

SparkFun GPS Breakout - XA1110 (Qwiic)

GPS-14414
$34.95
5

High-precision, RTK Capable:

SparkFun GPS-RTK-SMA Breakout - ZED-F9P (Qwiic)

SparkFun GPS-RTK-SMA Breakout - ZED-F9P (Qwiic)

GPS-16481
$274.95
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SparkFun GPS-RTK2 Board - ZED-F9P (Qwiic)

SparkFun GPS-RTK2 Board - ZED-F9P (Qwiic)

GPS-15136
$274.95
21
SparkFun GNSS Combo Breakout - ZED-F9P, NEO-D9S (Qwiic)

SparkFun GNSS Combo Breakout - ZED-F9P, NEO-D9S (Qwiic)

GPS-22560
$349.95
SparkFun GPS-RTK Dead Reckoning pHAT for Raspberry Pi

SparkFun GPS-RTK Dead Reckoning pHAT for Raspberry Pi

GPS-21305
$289.95

Enclosed Surveyors:

SparkFun RTK Facet

SparkFun RTK Facet

GPS-19984
$699.95
14
SparkFun RTK Facet L-Band

SparkFun RTK Facet L-Band

GPS-20000
$1,599.95
10
SparkFun RTK Express

SparkFun RTK Express

GPS-18442
$534.95
1
SparkFun RTK Express Plus

SparkFun RTK Express Plus

GPS-18590
$588.50

Asset Tracking:

SparkFun LTE GNSS Breakout - SARA-R5

SparkFun LTE GNSS Breakout - SARA-R5

GPS-18031
$133.95
SparkFun MicroMod Asset Tracker Carrier Board

SparkFun MicroMod Asset Tracker Carrier Board

DEV-17272
$149.95
2
SparkFun Blues Wireless MicroMod Starter Kit

SparkFun Blues Wireless MicroMod Starter Kit

KIT-21702
$149.95 $109.46
Stocking Stuffers

Spark creativity and innovation in makers and electronics enthusiasts with stocking stuffers that can lead to new projects or help them with current ones.

Featured Gifts

SparkFun Qwiic MultiStar Constellation Ornament

SparkFun Qwiic MultiStar


There may not be a better stocking stuffer than the Qwiic MultiStar paired it with a Gift Certificate.

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SparkFun 4-in-1 Multi-USB Cable - USB-C Host

SparkFun 4-in-1 Multi-USB Cable - USB-C Host


Our engineers and product services teams can't stop talking about this handy new cable.

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Additional stocking stuffer ideas:

Insulated Silicone Soldering Mat

Insulated Silicone Soldering Mat

TOL-14672
$10.95
9
6" Digital Calipers

6" Digital Calipers

TOL-10997
$16.50
18
Tweezers - Curved (ESD Safe)

Tweezers - Curved (ESD Safe)

TOL-10602
$4.50
7
SparkFun PCB Ruler - 12 Inch

SparkFun PCB Ruler - 12 Inch

TOL-15295
$6.50
1
Resistor Lead Bending Tool

Resistor Lead Bending Tool

TOL-13114
$5.50
3
Needle Nose Pliers

Needle Nose Pliers

TOL-08793
$3.50
1
Pocket Screwdriver Set

Pocket Screwdriver Set

TOL-12891
$4.50
5
Digital Voltmeter Ammeter 30V 10A Red and Blue

Digital Voltmeter Ammeter 30V 10A Red and Blue

TOL-18374
$5.50
3
SparkFun Debugging Duck

SparkFun Debugging Duck

DUCK-24079
$3.95
Edimax 2-in-1 Wi-Fi 4 N150 & Bluetooth® 4.2 Nano USB Adapter

Edimax 2-in-1 Wi-Fi 4 N150 & Bluetooth® 4.2 Nano USB Adapter

WRL-22824
$12.99
Xcelite 8-in-1 Screwdriver Set

Xcelite 8-in-1 Screwdriver Set

TOL-14235
$27.95 $19.95
1
SparkFun USB Thumb Drive (16GB)

SparkFun USB Thumb Drive (16GB)

SWG-14658
$9.95 $3.47
1

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