Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Electronics Discovery Kit Review – Some popular items for children on today’s market are those that are educational while at the same time fun for the child to use. From digging up dinosaur bones to astronomy kits there is a wide range of different sciences and interests that are covered.
If a child is interested in how things work, such as sirens, lights etc. then the Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Electronics Discovery Kit is definitely the one for them. It allows children to build models of items that use circuits to operate and is education, easy to use and will provide a whole lot of fun in the process.
The Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Electronics Discovery Kit provides over 100 projects that can be built just using the pieces that come with this kit. There are 30 snap together parts that can be taken apart and reused. This is a big plus with any product but especially for a product that is designed for children, that way they can keep having fun and learning without having to wait to get more material.
With the Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Electronics Discovery Kit there are electrical components that give children a chance to create electrical circuits, model ones of course. There is an illustrated manual that comes with the kit and then there is one available online, both provide examples and instructions on how to build different objects. The pieces included with this kit are listed below.
- .snap wires
- .slide switches
- .alarm circuit
- .music integrated circuit
All of these pieces snap together so you do not have to solder anything together, a much safer way for children to enjoy this type of activity. The circuits in this set are modeled off those used in everyday items that a child has contact with, such as a televisions and other electronic devices.
Some of the projects included in the instruction manual for children to build are, a flying saucer, a working doorbell, a light police siren and much much more. All the pieces used in this set are numbered and color coded to make it easier for children to follow the instructions and put their creations together.
The techniques and projects included with this kit will get children started and once they have mastered all of them then you can actually upgrade the kit so that there is more to build with additional parts and patterns. In fact there are three main upgrades for the Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Electronics Discovery Kit and all will provide great learning experiences and a lot of fun.
This particular kit is recommended for children ages 8 to 15 years of age. The upgrades each have a different age range that goes up with the difficulty level. To operate the Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Electronics Discovery Kit you will need 2 AA batteries. This kit is extremely affordable at $19.25. Children have a natural curiosity, especially when they are younger. It is important to nurture this curiosity as they grow up and this kit is a good way to do that and to make learning fun for children.