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Updated on December 30, 2013

Snap Circuits Electronics Set

Do you want to learn about electricity and electronics in a fun hands-on way? An electronics set may be just what you're after. With Snap Circuits kits, the components are all color coded and easy to identify.You will be given a list of projects to make with your electronics set suitable for the components it contains. But once you get the basics down-pat, you will be able to make up your own projects. Not only will your child be learning about electronics, but he will have practice following instructions, and will also be having fun. This is a great idea for both boys and girls.

The most popular electronics set sold on Amazon is the snap circuits range. Both boys and girls love them

Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 - Build more than 100 projects with this electronics set

Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Electronics Discovery Kit
Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Electronics Discovery Kit

Build projects such as AM radios, burglar alarms, doorbells, games and in the process learn the basics of electronics. All parts are mounted on plastic modules and snap together with ease, similar to lego.

 

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Snap Circuits Electronics Set

Watch this video showing some of the different projects you can make with snap circuit kits.

Snap Circuits SC-300 Electronics Set - Save when you buy from Amazon

Snap Circuits SC-300 Electronics Discovery Kit
Snap Circuits SC-300 Electronics Discovery Kit

Build more than 300 projects including electronic devices such as a whistle chip, speaker, alarm circuit, LED, lamp socket, fan motor, and a speaker.

 

Make a snap circuit radio - A video showing a radio being created using snap circuits

Elenco Electronics Snap Circuits Deluxe Snap Rover

Snap Circuits Deluxe R/C Snap Rover Electronics Discovery Kit
Snap Circuits Deluxe R/C Snap Rover Electronics Discovery Kit

Remote controlled rover with 40 different experiments, including disc shooter, music sounds generator, and digital voice recorder.

 

Discount Snap Circuits from Amazon - More pieces - More projects

The pieces in the Snap Circuits range are all compatible, so you can use components from different kits together.

Snap Circuits PRO SC-500 Electronics Discovery Kit
Snap Circuits PRO SC-500 Electronics Discovery Kit

500 projects. Note: this kit includes all the projects from the 300 kit, but also includes 206 new projects, including a digital voice recorder, a music meter, and an FM radio.

 
Snap Circuits Alternative Energy Green
Snap Circuits Alternative Energy Green

125 alternative energy projects using a variety of energy sources: solar, wind, rechargeable battery, and turning a hand crank.

 
Snap Circuits R/C Rover UC-90 Upgrade Kit SCROV10 to SCROV50
Snap Circuits R/C Rover UC-90 Upgrade Kit SCROV10 to SCROV50

Upgrade from Snap Circuits SC-100 to the Snap Circuits SC-300 with 40 more experiments.

 

Smaller Snap Circuit Sets to Get You Started

If you're on a tighter budget, or just want to try out a kit to see if your child likes it, these smaller cheaper kits may be just what you're after. You still get a complete project to work on.

Snap Circuits Flying Saucer

Snap Circuits FM Radio

Snap Circuits Motion Detector

Another useful accessory for your snap circuits

Elenco AC-SNAP Snap Circuits AC Snap
Elenco AC-SNAP Snap Circuits AC Snap

It can be a real pain for parents to keep buying or recharging batteries, not to mention frustrating for children when their project stops working. This unit gets rid of the need to supply batteries. No need to go searching for batteries!

 

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      bugtrap 3 years ago

      Fun!!

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      DearReview 4 years ago

      this looks like fun. Thanks for teaching me about them.

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      sheilamarie78 6 years ago

      I taught grade 4 (and grade 6,7,and 8 science) for a while. These would have been fun to have available for the kids to "play" with.