March 31, 2023

Keep the kids busy this summer with DIY kits on sale

Deal pricing and availability subject to change after time of publication.

Summer vacation is here, and it’s possible that your kids have… a little too much time on their hands. If you want them to get off their tablets and gaming consoles for once, offer them something that will excite them all the same: an educational DIY kit.

Below, you’ll find a variety of robot kits and construction kits that will inspire your kids’ creativity while school’s out. (You can join in on the fun, too.) As of July 31, they’re on sale for an extra 15% with the code ANNUAL15.

Your kids won’t even realize they’re learning how to code when they’re building “Sloth” the robot. Get creative and make coding fun at home for $39.91 (regularly $59) with the code ANNUAL15 for a limited time.


SunFounder Nano DIY 4-DOF Robot Kit — $39.91 with code ANNUAL15

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Explore circuit concepts and create bases for blinking lights, beeping buzzers, and whirling motors. This learn-through-play kit is on sale for $58.64 (regularly $99) with the code ANNUAL15 for a limited time.


Circuit Scribe: DIY Ultra Kit — $58.64 with code ANNUAL15

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Designed to develop practical skills in coding and engineering, this kit is ideal for kids curious about technology. Usually $249, it’s on sale for $191.24 with the code ANNUAL15 for a limited time.


DIY Autonomous Vehicle Kit for Ages 8 to 13 — $191.24 with code ANNUAL15

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Whether you’re an engineering student looking for a challenge or just a lover of all things DIY, the oneTeslaTS Musical Coil Kit is a good way to tickle the brain and improve practical skills. Get it on sale for $339.99 (regularly $449) with the code ANNUAL15 for a limited time.


oneTeslaTS DIY Musical Coil Kit — $339.99 with code ANNUAL15

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Teach your kids about electronics and programming the fun way with this gaming console, which is designed so users can code their own games using the CircuitBlocks code editor. Along the way, you’ll make games like Snake or a Pong clone. It’s usually $79, but with the code ANNUAL15, you can get it for $67.96 for a limited time.

Teach kids practical hands-on skills by helping them build their very own drone. Enter the code ANNUAL15 at checkout to get it for $42.49 (regularly $129) for a limited time.


DIY Building Block STEM Drone — $42.49 with code ANNUAL15

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This DIY kit lets you build your very own Bentley-inspired model roadster. Snag it on sale for $101.96 (regularly $119) with the code ANNUAL15 for a limited time.


Metal Vehicle DIY Model Kit — $101.96 with code ANNUAL15

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With this kit, you’ll create a voice assistant that can tell you the forecast and make jokes, all while teaching you about soldering, microcomputers, electronics, LED grids, sound processing, and coding. It can be yours for $84.99 (regularly $119) with the code ANNUAL15 for a limited time.


Spencer: DIY Voice Assistant — $84.99 with code ANNUAL15

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Create your own Back to the Future-inspired flux capacitor at home with this DIY kit, which comes with 18 LEGO bricks and a pre-assembled flexible circuit board with LED lights. Key in the code ANNUAL15 at checkout to get it for $46.74 (regularly $64) for a limited time.


Flux Capacitor with Animated LED Lights Kit — $46.74 with code ANNUAL15

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Robotics enthusiasts can hone their skills at home with this DIY construction kit. Get it on sale for $107.06 (regularly $129) with the code ANNUAL15 for a limited time.


Geeek Club DIY Robot Construction Kit — $107.06 with code ANNUAL15

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