What Potterhead among us hasn’t wanted to accio our own working wand and perform a little magic? Like, I don’t know…make some Bertie Bott’s Every-Flavor Beans get bigger, disappear a few Mandrakes, or summon some chocolate frogs?
Well, there’s good news in the Potterverse: All of that can come true with the new Harry Potter Coding Kit courtesy of Kano, the wildly popular computer kit company we’ve loved ever since they launched.
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The kit from Kano is the first-ever Harry Potter STEM product — and it’s a good one. It all starts with a wireless wand, which you build yourself. Once you’ve DIY-ed the wand, a connected app captures the movements of its sensors, letting you play through more than 70 creative challenges in the Wizarding World.
Each new challenge teaches the fundamentals of coding in a fun, easy-to-grasp block-based interface.
The Harry Potter coding kit comes out in October, which wouldn’t feel so long if we had a time-travel spell handy. But you can pre-order now — and you should, because early orders get a bonus motion sensor kit that works like magic on a lot of other Kano projects, too.
The Kano Harry Potter Coding Kit is available now from our affiliate Amazon