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This beautifully illustrated picture book teaches kids all about tools, how to fix things when they are broken and which tools to use for each problem. An adorable toddler loves to help his Dad fix stuff around the house so much so that he keeps finding things that are broken and need to be fixed. But there is a problem which tool does he need to fix this problem. The Toddler goes through all the household tools common in each and every household. By the end of the day, the toddler knows what each tool is used to fix. Wrenches, screwdrivers, hammers, scissors, paintbrush, pumps, saws, measuring taps, rulers, tweezers, drills and shovels as he and his Dad fix everything in the house.
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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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