Ready to go back to school? Start the year on a positive note by making an automated “Back to School” eraser for your new teacher. All you need is a 4 Bit littleBits circuit, and some recycled household materials to make this this great back to school present for your favorite teacher!
We are excited to announce our Mathlete Challenge winner, Kyle Gagner, who wrote a tree search program to come up with the winning numbers: 438,404 for the starter kit and 1,647,387,084 for the extended kit. Congratulations Kyle and thank you, and all those who submitted answers, for your hard work!
We’re excited to announce that Inventables has added our products to their our online store! Our companies are on a mission to simplify the design process and empower everyone to become an inventor.
To celebrate this collaboration, we’re giving away a $100 Inventables gift card and a littleBits Starter Kit to three 3 lucky winners.
This week, our design team remixed the classic Flickering Lantern project that you can build with your Starter Kit. They gave it a Boost by adding awesome input Bits like the motion trigger, sound trigger, and light trigger which you can get in our new Sense It Boost It pack. This new and improved Lantern […]
littleBits Kits are designed to help you learn and create. Our goal is to make your post-purchase experience as easy and inspired as possible. The Starter Kit provides an excellent foundation for you to begin your littleBits exploration. Inside you will find 10 Bits that will inspire all sorts of creativity – like the flashy […]
Brazil’s tech magazine, INFO, has published an article on Ayah and littleBits in this month’s edition! Check out the awesome video they made!
“Discover Technology received our 12 kits a few weeks ago. Last week I got to try them out with 6 classes of 4th and 5th grade students at Ramsey Elementary school in Couere d’Alene Idaho. The kids (and the teachers) loved them! I wish we had more time to work…I will be an a different […]
“My littleBits kit arrived in the mail yesterday and little Garrett was the first one to actually see the opening of the box…ooooooooooohhhhhhhhhhhhh wowwwwwwwwwwww! was his response. Anyway, to make a long story short, I’ve put in a request to our PTSA for money to purchase some more kits and parts. I’ll let you know […]
If your wee ones are into electronics they’ll love being able to mess with these kits and they are equally interesting as creative office toys. It’s a fun way to become acquainted with electronics from one of the most popular hardware startups in New York.
“LittleBits are lil’, intuitive, blocks that assist making sophisticated electronics a matter of snapping small magnets together — one can call it an electronic Lego which help spark kids and grown-ups’ fancy who dream big and visualize larger working prototypes.”
Creating a new product is never easy, especially when we are striving to break new grounds in the fields of electronics, toys, education and open hardware. We are thrilled to be sharing our adventure with some incredible partners, who are not only some of the most well-respected investors in tech and open source hardware, but also share our vision of building a platform that inspires and propels the creativity of the world’s next many generations.
littleBits was part of the special “Last minute tech gifts for Father’s day” on the Today Show which aired on June 16,2012!
“It makes me very happy to see two of my role models working together, and I hope I get to meet them both next fall when GeekMom and GeekDad make an appearance at World Maker Faire New York.” (Kathy Ceceri) Click here to read article and here to re-create the robot!
On June 7, Paul Rothman, our electronics Designer, ran a workshop at ITP Camp in NY. After a brief demo of the modules and system, groups sketched out their ideas, and started building their objects with various craft and design materials. Campers Toshitaka Amaoka and Chris Mansfield came up with this AWESOME sound-triggered bubble maker! […]
Join us to see the finance capital of the world turn into the maker capital of the world at AC Gears’ store! AC Gears and littleBits invite you to witness the epic transformation of New York through a fully interactive, hand made window display that will make your head turn. There will be littleBits kits […]
It’s (almost) time for MakerFaire!! Come and check us out! We’ll be running workshops four times a day (on a first come first served basis) with the theme “Hack My House.” We’ll be building little houses and adding littleBits to create fun and cool “home automations.” Igloos with polar bear detectors, skyscrapers with spinning antennae, […]
On May 16, we were honored to take part in the HIW and were one of 30 makers discussing open hardware. More about littleBits at HIW: Makezine Fabspaces Cnet Ayah’s talk below: [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ehEagp-Pqc&version=3&hl=en_US] The Hardware Innovation Workshop was followed by the Makerfaire event that took place in San Mateo on May 19-20. Click here […]
What better gift to give your mom on Mother’s Day than a custom-made interactive card?! When your Mom pushes the pressure sensor on the card, a secret message is revealed! To replicate this card, all you need is basic craft materials like construction paper, scissors, glue and your littleBits starter kit Note: Ready made template […]
littleBits is going to be at MakerFaire San Fransisco from May 18- May 21! Join us to meet our wonderful team and see the exciting projects we have in store for you! Tickets can be bought here Can’t wait to meet you all!
We have some exciting news!! Ayah Bdeir, founder of littleBits, is going to be speaking at the Maker Hardware innovation workshop that’s taking place on May 15-16. What is Hardware innovation workshop? It’s a workshop where MAKE magazine “hosts an inspired conversation and curated tour of the unique culture, enabling technologies, and innovations of the […]
This week, littleBits was featured in New Scientist magazine as part of MacGregor Campbell’s article “Network your stuff: Amateurs inventing a new internet”. Ayah Bdeir talked about the soon-to-be released newer bits with more complex behaviors such as “wireless communication and remote control” Check out the full article here
Adriana Lee describes littleBits as “one of the coolest things I’ve seen in a long time.” Click here to read the full article and here to watch ayah’s TED video
Take a look at the full article here where littleBits is described as the new Lego!
On January 31st, littleBits ran a workshop at the Rhode Island School of Design where ID & GD students were divided into groups and had to come up with their own interative projects. Some of the projects were even featured into Ayah’s TED talk. Check out the very cool projects & pictures! Article is here
We have been featured in Elegant Impressions’s issue of April 2012 as one of the coolest toys at the Toy Fair 2012! Click here to view full article
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Congratulations to Hayes, Rick, and Jesse! We are announcing the winner of our “Playdate Challenge” at the SXSW GE Garage. We challenged the participants to create a two player game using littleBits and craft materials. The winning game was called “World Lift” and is a cooperative game that requires two players to “lift the world.” Each player […]
Ayah, Paul and Jordi are in Austin TX for the SXSW workshops with GE Garage on Sunday March 11 and Monday March 12 from 12 to 2. Yesterday’s event was a blast! kids of all ages (& adults!) enjoyed playing with our newest bits & learning about electronics. See fun pictures below & projects here […]
Exciting news everyone! Ayah Bdeir, Paul Rothman and Jordi Borras are running not one but two workshops at SXSW in Austin this Sunday March 11 and Monday March 12. Places are limited so reserve your spot quick!! It’s going to be so much fun! For more info on the workshops, read here The workshop was […]
On Monday February 27th, littleBits founder Ayah Bdeir gave a 5 minute talk at TED 2012, Full Spectrum. Ayah ends her talk with this very inspiring quote “We want to encourage a world of creators, of inventors, of contributors because this interactive world is ours!” Check out our latest projects and pictures here […]
GREAT NEWS!! littleBits just won “Best of Toy Fair 2012”!! We even got featured in PopSci’s online article “The most incredible toys we saw at the Toy Fair”! Check out the article where Corinne Iozzio talks about the contents & functions of the littleBits starter kit & mentions our latest project “littlePiggy“, the interactive piggy bank.
On February 15, Good Housekeeping‘s Nicole Price Fasig talks about littleBits at the toy fair and describes it as an “educational toy that highlights the properties of electricity and circuits for budding engineers”.
“I like to think I’m pretty young at heart, but even I forget sometimes how fun it was to be a kid, when being entertained took something as simple as a cardboard box and a lot of imagination. Thankfully, littleBits reminded me”. Those were Bonnie Cha’s thoughts as she got creative with the littleBits […]
On January 19, littleBits was featured on Bloomberg TV in a segment called “Legos for the iPad Generation” as part of their show “Innovators”. The bloomberg crew followed us on our trip to the factory in California, our office in New York, and even spoke to Joi at the Media Lab The team had 12 […]
BUY THE STARTER KIT HERE After we sold out the first run, this just in, just in the nick of time for the holidays! We’re happy to announce the arrival of the leaner, meaner (and cheaper!) littleBits starter kit v0.2! littleBits is a kit of modular electronics that snap together with magnets for prototyping and […]
littleBits loves halloween! And for this special occasion, we unveil the “halloween with a littleBits starter kit” video. Showing you 3 quick and fabulous halloween pumpkins to make with your starter kit (get yours here!). Carve it, draw it, paint it, light it, push it, play it!
littleBits is at TEI’11 in beautiful Funchal, Portugal running demos of our pretty little kits. We’re also giving a talk on the Future Outlook Panel with our colleagues from Samsung Design, HUGE, Buglabs, Microsoft Research and others. TEI presents the newest in tangible, embedded, and embodied interaction.