Looking for something for the little engineer in your life? The Makedo Scru Add-On pack is a perfect complement to the Makedo Toolkit – a great introduction to the land of Makedo. Enter into the world of playful cardboard construction and build small creations with these reusable parts. Rocket ships, cars, dinosaurs, a knight in cardboard armor – build whatever you can imagine with these handy little tools.
Start off by grabbing a base Makedo Toolkit. Then, add these re-usable plastic screws to expand your possibilities. Simply punch a hole through the material using the bonus “mini-tool,” insert the a “scru” into the socket on the mini-tool, and then with a few quick turns the cardboard will be securely joined. Grab some cardboard and get making!
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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, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, 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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