LittleBits

The new Makey-Makey Bit allows you to interface with anything conductive to make a switch or button. In total, you receive 7 bits, all with a wide variety of uses that can be applied to any invention you can think up.

Kits are also available that include additional push outs and components to build interactive vehicles such as the StarWars R2D2 droid.

Recommended Ages Year 3 to Year 7 (ages 8 to 12)
Product Cost Kits range between $150 and $400
Components range from $10-$80
Where to Purchase LittleBits can be purchased from Core Electronics

Product Requirements

  • A smartphone or tablet is required

Loanable Kits

State Library has kits of this item available for loan to libraries within the Regional Libraries Queensland and Indigenous Knowledge Centres network. Libraries can place a reservation through the Aurora catalogue (availability is subject to existing reservations, loans and associated return dates).

The kits are for use by patrons within the library only, as part of supervised library programming. They will not be listed in the public online catalogue for personal reservation.

Please contact Inclusive Communities, or phone 07 3842 9058 with any queries.

Kits Contents

StarWars Droid Kit

  • 4 x StarWars Droid units (tablets are not supplied)

Space Kit

  • 4 x Space kit units (tablets are not supplied)
  • digital_literacy/technology_resources/littlebits.txt
  • Last modified: 2020/01/30 10:04
  • by James Collins