Electronics Articles for Kids

As a trusted kids’ magazine for all things technology and computer science, it is no surprise that we have a section dedicated to electronics. Our electronics articles for kids are an interactive way to learn! Here at beanz magazine, believe that when you read, learn, and create, anything is possible! Our articles cover numerous electronics topics because not all kids are interested in coding and computer science; however, we want to make sure there is something for everyone! This section is prefect for young minds who are interested in computer hardware and building things. We offer a variety of electronics activities that give children ages 8-12 a preview of professional programming. A subscription to our electronics articles for kids makes for a unique gift and is also a great way to get the whole family involved in the fun. Explore our website today for more information! For further assistance, contact our team.

Get Started with Pico Boards

An introduction to using MicroPython with Pico Boards!

Create Simple Electronic Perfboard

Keep developing your soldering skills with this fun activity!

Soldering 101

Class is back in session and this time we will be learning the basics of soldering!

Limor Fried

Learn how Limor Fried turned her tinkering hobby into a multi-million dollar company!

Piezo Microphones

Learn how to make a contact microphone for picking up the vibrations in your sonic experiments!

Sew Cool!

A fun craft for anyone who wants to combine their love of sewing and tech!

STEAM Gift Guide for 2020

25+ ideas for STEAM-theme gifts for kids of all ages!

Door Watcher

Need help proving your sibling has been sneaking into your room? This may be the perfect craft for you!

Fun with NFC Tags

With the summer coming to an end, why not cap it off with a NFC enabled adventure?

Scratch Shape Generator

Combine your love for math and art with Scratch!

Code to the Beat with Sonic Pi

Become a coding musician with Sonic Pi!

Control an Arduino using Scratch

It's project time! In this article we go over how the same processes used in big factories can be used to control a simple LED.

Internet of Things and Power

How do you power devices at the top of mountains and the bottom of oceans? Let's find out!

CPX Reaction Game

Create a simple electronic game with CircuitPython and Adafruit, and test your reflexes against friends and family!

Tinkercad Circuits

A new online tool that lets you play around with virtual circuits.

Clap Controlled Night Light

A fun, DIY electronics project that’ll keep you from bumping around in the dark!

Cardboard Circuits

The craft world and the tech world collide in this fun, hands-on activity.

Test Your Nerves

Create an electronic obstacle course and test the steadiness of your hands as you navigate through.

Rock Paper Scissors

An old classic with a electronic twist, featuring JavaScript and micro:bit.

Edublocks

Two small projects introducing you to Edublocks, a language that bridges the gap between Scratch and Python.

Sith Detector

Use micro:bit and cardboard to create a Jedi knight that sounds the alarm when evil approaches!

DIY Echo Home Speaker

Build your own voice-controlled digital assistant with a Raspberry Pi and an analog speaker.

Laser Burglar Alarm

Protect your home with micro:bit!

Hack Your Own Operation Game

Create a new and improved variation of the classic 1960s board game with micro:bit.

See the Light!

Create illuminating art with micro:bit