Kids bored at home? Keep them engaged and learning with these great kits on sale! Designed with beginners in mind, these kits offer a springboard into electronics through circuit building, creating e-textile crafts, measuring the weather, practicing soldering, and exploring the Internet of Things (IoT).
Easily teach children the basics of creating a circuit through a fun and interactive project. The kit requires no soldering, coding or electronics experience. By building this kit, children can learn about the basic components of electronic circuits while using creativity to customize their project.
Soldering is a fundamental electronics skill. These kits are great for beginners looking to build fun projects and practice their soldering with step-by-step instructions.
This a versatile soldering kit for beginners to learn to solder LEDs, battery clips, a 28-pin microprocessor and more. The kit also comes with batteries and, of course, you'll have your very own Simon game when you're finished!
Added bonus: After it's all put together, you can reprogram the kit with Arduino.
This kit lets you explore the wonderful world of electronic sewing (e-sewing) and e-textiles through a series of introductory projects using the LilyPad system. You’ll learn how to sew basic circuits to light up LEDs, control them with buttons and switches and even experiment with a pre-programmed LilyMini circuit that reacts to ambient light levels.
With the Makey Makey, you can make anything conductive into a key, just by connecting a few alligator clips. The Makey Makey Classic by JoyLabz is an invention kit that tricks your computer into thinking almost anything is a keyboard. This allows you to hook up all kinds of fun things as an input; for example, play Mario with a Play-Doh keyboard, or make a piano with fruit!
The SparkFun micro:climate kit is a great way to get your feet wet in high-grade sensors like our tried-and-true Weather Meters and Soil Moisture Sensor. Whether you’re an agriculturalist, a professional meteorologist or a hobbyist, you will be able to build a high-grade weather station powered by the micro:bit. You can even talk via wireless communication between two micro:bits with this kit to monitor the weather without being exposed to it!
The SparkFun IoT Starter Kit with Blynk Board is a great way to gain a solid introduction to the world of Internet of Things (IoT) technology without any difficult programming. With this kit, you will be able to get your Blynk Board connected and, by utilizing the pre-loaded projects, use diverse set of components to build an array of web- and phone-connected projects.
We’ve found our favorite, low-cost tools, and created a kit that we would give to our friends. While these tools might not be enough for more difficult, surface-mount type assembly, they should be just what you need for through-hole soldering, stripping wires, and much more!
The sale will run from Tuesday, March 24th to 11:59 p.m. MT on Friday, April 17th. No rainchecks or backorders will be allowed. Distributor and Reseller accounts will not be eligible for sale prices. We will not be allowing the combining of orders during this sale. Products are subject to change over the course of the sale.
Please note: We will be working hard to get as many orders out as quickly as possible, but we cannot guarantee same-day shipping during the sale.