I love Adafruit. The Adafruit team has changed my life for the better. I get ideas and help and education in addition to the great products. Show and Tell is wonderful. The first time I saw it I knew I needed to make something that I could show. Now I’ve been on twice with plans for my next visit.
My 5-year old granddaughter is coming this weekend and has told me she wants to watch “Adabot Videos”–as she calls the Circuit Playground series. She’ll probably bring the Cappy the Capacitor toy I bought her and the Candle Flicker Hair Bow I made her using Becky’s tutorial.
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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