Update @ 8:15 AM 1/14: Prices on these kits have dropped significantly over the weekend, as updated below.
Amazon offers the littleBits Base Inventor Kit for $43.47 shipped. It’s over $60 at Walmart, while littleBits direct charges $100. Today’s deal is about a $7 drop from under a week ago and a new Amazon all-time low. Introduce your child to the world of STEM with this kit, which will allow your son or daughter to build a voice-activated robotic gripper arm they can then use to clean their room or sneak the last slice of pizza out of the box. It’s rated a sterling 5/5 stars. We have further details about this kit in our launch coverage. More littleBits deals are below.
For the more musically-inclined child, the littleBits Electronic Music Inventor Kit has dropped to $42.20 shipped. Regularly as much as $70 over the last couple of months, this is an $8 drop from last week and another Amazon all-time low. Walmart still charges closer to $70. Kids can build and decorate their own electric synth guitar. Rated 4.2/5 stars. More details here.
By the way, we discovered the littleBits Rover Kit for $95 yesterday; it regularly goes for $130. This features 30 NASA-inspired activities.
littleBits Base Inventor Kit features:
- The perfect introduction: interested in getting your kid a stem toy but don’t know where to start? The base inventor kit includes everything your kid needs to start inventing out of the box.
- What you get: build and customize a voice-activated robotic gripper arm, then transform it into new creative inventions that improve their room, help their community, or save the world.
- Hours of in-app play and activities: in-app activities and step-by-step instructions guide kids through building fun, electronic inventions, like a room-protecting alarm or a Navigator to help maneuver in the dark!