littleBits At-Home Learning Starter Kit

SKU: 680-0033

The littleBits At-Home Learning Starter Kit provides an easy-to-follow, flexible, and powerful solution for reinforcing STEAM learning at home.This kit is ideal for educators to send home for individualized learning and can be easily facilitated and guided by parents.

Our goal is to give you the tools and support you need to empower learners in any environment to create, experiment, and become critical problem solvers through play-based learning and project-based lessons.

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    Endless opportunities for invention

    Use this circuit kit to confidently engage kids at home with five independent or parent-guided STEAM-based inventions.

    • Open-and-go introductory circuit kit to learn electronics
    • Screenless learning experience; no device or coding experience required
    • Access additional activities, curriculum guides, resources, and more in littleBits Classroom
    • Engage individual learners with their own starter kit and turn their ideas into a reality with 5 bits and 12 accessories
    • Recommended for ages 8+

    Featured Activities

    littleBits Educator Starter Kit hand raiser activity.
    Learn what it means for an object to require work and what happens when an object has potential elastic or gravitational energy. Then use littleBits to create a simple prosthetic arm to explore these concepts further.
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    Remake a favorite carnival game, or create a new one. Start by brainstorming ideas, then build and test several prototypes. Explain the rules to a friend and let them take it for a spin!
    littleBits Educator Starter Kit invent a creature activity.
    Create a unique creature adapted to survive in its habitat. Start with a plan for the design, build a few prototypes of the creature, and then test and iterate on your design.
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    The perfect start to hands-on STEAM learning

    The littleBits At-Home Learning Starter Kit helps learners develop critical STEM skills through lessons that apply fundamental concepts such as circuitry, engineering, physics, art, and design thinking.

    This electronics kit includes a carefully curated sample of 5 Bits, stickers,12 accessories, paper templates, getting started guides, and educational lessons aligned with Common Core and NGSS standards. Use them with customized educational support material on littleBits Classroom to discover the “aha” littleBits moment that everyone raves about.

    Cleaning & Disinfecting Sphero Products

    For littleBits, make sure they are disconnected from the power source and wipe down with a disinfecting wipe, allow to dry and store back in their cases. We don’t recommend a spray for littleBits as too much liquid could get into the tiny openings/connections.

    Check out our step-by-step guide for how to clean and properly disinfect Sphero robots and littleBits when learning from home.

     

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    About Sphero littleBits

    We’re on a mission to put the power of electronics in the hands of everyone, and to break down complex technologies so that anyone can build, prototype, and invent.

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