Base Kit

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Getting started with littleBits has never been easier. Base Kit is perfect for kids and younger makers. It includes everything you need to start designing and prototyping your own interactive creations.
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Getting started with electronics has never been easier. The Base Kit is perfect for kids and younger makers to begin inventing with electronics in seconds. Bits snap together with magnets, so it’s impossible to make a mistake. Your kids [and you!] can learn the basics of electronics, explore STEAM/STEM principles, form the foundations of critical thinking, or just have fun with blinking, buzzing creations. No soldering, wiring or programming required.

At littleBits, we believe we need to create the next generation of problem-solvers and interventions need to occur early. The time is ripe to create the building block of the 21st century and to empower everyone to be an inventor.

  • Over 150,000 possible circuit combinations

  • Includes instruction book with 8 inventions and hundreds more online

  • Kit includes 10 modules including favorites like DC motor, buzzer, dimmer, light sensor, and more

  • Create popular inventions like a Pizza Box Phonograph, Drink Mixer, Art Bot, Star Chart, and many more!

  • Master the kit and add new modules when you're ready, each kit will work with every other littleBits module we make

The Base Kit is a holiday favorite!

Adafruit Gift Guide

People Gift Guide

Wall Street Journal Gift Guide

PAL Award

Parent's Choice Gold Award

TIME: Toys That Aim to Help Train a New Generation of Engineers
  • Dimensions (mm): 35.6(H) x 99.1(W) x 310.0(D)
  • Product Weight: 0.93 lbs (0.42 kg)
  • Recommended Age: 8+
  • SKU: 650-0119
  • UPC: 810876020022

See What's Inside

Explore all the Bits, accessories, and tools you’ll get with each Base Kit box.

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bargraph
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bright led
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bargraph

The bargraph is like an equalizer. Get an instant view of the signal going through.

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bright led

The bright LED (or Light-Emitting Diode) is a small Bit that shines out a big light.

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button
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bargraph

The bargraph is like an equalizer. Get an instant view of the signal going through.

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bright led

The bright LED (or Light-Emitting Diode) is a small Bit that shines out a big light.

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button

You've used a button before! This is a clicker, tact switch, etc...

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buzzer
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bargraph

The bargraph is like an equalizer. Get an instant view of the signal going through.

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bright led

The bright LED (or Light-Emitting Diode) is a small Bit that shines out a big light.

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button

You've used a button before! This is a clicker, tact switch, etc...

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button

You've used a button before! This is a clicker, tact switch, etc...

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buzzer

Bzzz! The buzzer is like the sound in an alarm clock: it makes a noise you just can't ignore.

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buzzer

Bzzz! The buzzer is like the sound in an alarm clock: it makes a noise you just can't ignore.

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dc motor
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dimmer
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buzzer

Bzzz! The buzzer is like the sound in an alarm clock: it makes a noise you just can't ignore.

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dc motor

The DC motor rotates a shaft when you send it an ON signal. Attach wheels and more!

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dc motor

The DC motor rotates a shaft when you send it an ON signal. Attach wheels and more!

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dimmer

The dimmer Bit lets you control your creations with a simple knob.

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dimmer

The dimmer Bit lets you control your creations with a simple knob.

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light sensor
Power
power
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dc motor

The DC motor rotates a shaft when you send it an ON signal. Attach wheels and more!

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dimmer

The dimmer Bit lets you control your creations with a simple knob.

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light sensor

The light sensor measures how much light is shining on it. It has 2 modes: light & dark.

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light sensor

The light sensor measures how much light is shining on it. It has 2 modes: light & dark.

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Power
power

The power Bit lets you use a 9-volt battery to supply power to all your connected Bits.

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power

The power Bit lets you use a 9-volt battery to supply power to all your connected Bits.

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Wire
wire (2)
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light sensor

The light sensor measures how much light is shining on it. It has 2 modes: light & dark.

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Power
power

The power Bit lets you use a 9-volt battery to supply power to all your connected Bits.

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Wire
wire

The wire does just what it sounds like: it allows you to put more space between two Bits.

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Wire
wire

The wire does just what it sounds like: it allows you to put more space between two Bits.

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Wire
wire

The wire does just what it sounds like: it allows you to put more space between two Bits.

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Battery cable
battery + cable
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motorMate
Battery cable
battery + cable

Connect it to your power Bit and then flip the switch to send juice to all of your creations!

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motorMate

This Bit helps you attach wheels, paper, and lots of other materials to the DC motor.

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Battery cable
battery + cable

Connect it to your power Bit and then flip the switch to send juice to all of your creations!

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Battery cable
battery + cable

Connect it to your power Bit and then flip the switch to send juice to all of your creations!

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motorMate

This Bit helps you attach wheels, paper, and lots of other materials to the DC motor.

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motorMate

This Bit helps you attach wheels, paper, and lots of other materials to the DC motor.

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screwdriver

This little purple screwdriver is used to modify any Bit with a micro adjuster (e.g. pulse, rgb led).

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screwdriver

This little purple screwdriver is used to modify any Bit with a micro adjuster (e.g. pulse, rgb led).

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screwdriver

This little purple screwdriver is used to modify any Bit with a micro adjuster (e.g. pulse, rgb led).

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Perfect Additions to the Base Kit

THE ULTIMATE INVENTION TOOLBOX
Gizmos & Gadgets Kit

$199.95


Create games, toys, and pranks straight out of the box. Great for kids & younger makers.

remote trigger

$11.95


The remote trigger lets you use a common remote control with your Bits.

Makey Makey

$49.95


Turn everyday objects into touchpads, or control your computer's cursor with this Bit.