Most kids today know what a computer is. In fact, there are kids that know how to use them at a very early age. They can even beat some adults with their acquired knowledge on how to use computers. Their curiosity and interest allows them to absorb and learn computer skills faster than seniors. And for those kids who are more interested in learning how these things work, there is the Piper Computer Kit available that they can tinker with to know the inner workings of a computer.
The Piper Computer Kit is a DIY computer building kit designed for kids. It will help those young engineers learn how to build computers and other electronic hardware through fun video games. The kit comes with laser-cut wooden parts, a Raspberry Pi computer module and other electronic devices that will allow kids to achieve certain goals. The kits makes use of a story mode based on the popular game Minecraft to present kids with different challenges that they can solve by connecting certain hardware with the Raspberry Pi motherboard. And as they achieve the challenges presented to them in the story, kids will eventually learn and understand more about computers such as outputs, inputs, parallel circuitry, polarity, bread boarding and more.
The Piper Computer Kit comes with a self-contained Raspberry Pi computer motherboard with a 1.2Ghz quad-core CPU and 1GB RAM. The kit also includes other electronic gadgets such as buttons, switches, LED lights, motion sensors, buzzers, and more. It is also Wi-Fi enabled for extra play levels as well as for sharing capabilities. This computer kit is available for kids from 6 years old and above and is available at Fat Brain Toys for $299.
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