This isn’t a blog post suggestion so much as just a fan
letter! I’ve been following Adafruit for several years, ever since I
stumbled into the Maker community. I tend to order from Sparkfun more often
because they’re close enough for me to make local pickups, but there have
been many occasions where there was simply no substitute for Adafruit! I
still swear by your Arduino motor and proto shields. I mentor for a high
school engineering club; maybe I can get them thinking about projects with
your skill badges.
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, or even use Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for MakeCode, CircuitPython, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.
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