Amazon offers the littleBits Electronics Gizmos & Gadgets Kit for $159.95 with free shipping, which is 20% off its regular price of $200 and the best deal we’ve seen in months. Recommended for kids of at least 8 years old, this kit includes everything you need to build 12 projects that’ll encourage critical thinking skills and embrace creativity. Surprise your kids with littleBits and maybe they’ll spend the summer learning instead of glued to their TV or Nintendo 3DS. Rated 3.8 out of 5 stars from more than 100 Amazon reviewers.
The Gizmos & Gadgets Kit is the ultimate invention toolbox. Motors, wheels, lights, switches, servos, buzzers even a remote control – snap it all together to spark creativity and fun. Want to invent a remote control racecar? Do it. Create an automatic bubble blowing device? Go for it! Comes with 15 electronic building blocks, detailed instructions for 12 projects, and all the accessories and tools you need to unleash the inventor within.