Microsoft Stores begin selling littleBits

Arif Bacchus

If you or someone you know have a curious and creative mind, then Microsoft has now got a product for you. Microsoft Online Stores have started to sell littleBits, a kit which helps children design and prototype interactive creations.


Priced at 99.00 the kit includes everything needed to invent electronics in mere seconds. The bits included in the kit snap together with magnets, and make it easier to alter or change an invention on the fly. Additionally, the included 9V battery, motor, and a reusable case and MotorMade make it easier to use the kit to attach wheels, cardboard, and other materials to the included materials. For added fun, a project booklet is also included with step by step directions for projects such as an Art Bot and Three Wheeler. Other included items in the kit are:

  • Buzzer
  • Light Sensor
  • Bargraph
  • Button
  • Dimmer
  • Power
  • Bright LED
  • 2 Wires
  • Screwdriver

Will you be picking up this kit? Are you glad to see Microsoft fueling the creative minds of the youth? Let us know what you think by dropping us a comment below!