Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Electronics Discovery Kit Review

As your kids grow, they will always love to explore the things they see in their environment. They would love to learn the ABCs, the 123s, and all the other cool stuff a kid can safely do. Probably one of the amazing stages they would encounter is the science stuff.

After all, science is all about discoveries. Learning the basic electronics could be more fun if you have the Snap Circuits Jr., this kit comes with a manual book, where all things are explained systematically and the reason why it is possible to make the saucer fly in particular or make the bell rang for example.

There are lots of things you can try with this kit. In fact there are over 100 cool and exciting stuff you can do with this kit. You can make sound effects, different alarms, and make awesome experiments.

You will be guided accordingly and by this we mean you will be given a step-by step tutorial on how to do the project enlisted in the book. This kit contains 30 parts in all. If you lose one of the pieces, there will be one or more projects you will not be able to perform. But no need to worry, you can contact the manufacturer if you want to buy the particular missing piece.

Features 

Aside from the fact that we are certain that your kids would absolutely love this kit, you can perform the experiment with no soldering required. You just have to attach the circuits on it and build it according to what is written on the manual. The games are enjoyable. Some of the features of this toy include:

  • No soldering required
  • Very affordable
  • Dimension: 10 x 2 x 15 inches
  • Weight: 1.6 pounds
  • The materials are kid-friendly
  • Provides hands-on experience
  • Great for kids aging 7 years old and up
  • Includes 30 parts

Pros

  • Over 100 projects to choose from
  • Great for kids who love building models
  • Snap-together parts, which means you don’t need any screwdriver to keep things in place
  • Powered with 2 AA batteries, which is easy to find in the market
  • Comes with a manual with photos and instructions
  • Easy to follow manual
  • Various tutorials are available online
  • The parts are electrical, which power comes from the AA batteries
  • Valuable component to a rounded STEM curriculum
  • Prepare your students
  • All components work

 Cons

  • Other kids may not find it too fun as they differ from each other

Summary

This product is one of the best toys that is made from the best quality materials. Rest assured that all the 30 components of this product will work. It is such a huge plus that you are going to get a manual that contains step-by-step process on how you should do different projects.

This electronic components are easy to attach. The pieces go along with their snap wires, alarm circuit, and slide switches. To be fairly honest, this toy is easy to play with and build. The easy to follow instructions is what we think is the strongest point of this product.

As your child grows, learning the basic facts on how electric works will be a great advantage for them as they grow up. The components come in various colors, so your kid will be learning to distinguish colors as well.

It is easy to identify, what component goes where it should, because they come in different colors. Learning how to make an alarm bell and a mere music bell would surely amaze your kids and would push them to try out other projects as well. As a summary, we give this product two thumbs up and we recommend this product for kids aged 8 and older.

Comparison

This product is quite similar to MAGniBlox Magnetic Building Tiles when it comes to building or connecting parts to build something. Both products provide necessary skills all kids should learn to better prepare them for school or for higher levels.

Both of these products make kids find it difficult to put them back. For them, both toys are enjoyable. Although the Magnibox is more expensive than this one, each product is proven to bring joy to the kids who have experienced using them.

The best part is the first-hand experience it can provide for your kids. This will bring most of the learning for they are the ones who will manipulate the blocks and the parts. So, we say that both of these products are great for your kids.

Just bear in mind that if the toy works well with others, this does not mean that your kids will enjoy it as well. Both products let them create something that will definitely amuse them and promote fun, learning and creativity at the same time.

One of this is building a fish-model or a house-model. It brings the building games to newer level and higher heights. There are many similarities with regards to the product’s quality and durability. These will surely be great toys to prepare your kids for better learning.

Verdict

Overall, the Snap Circuits Jr. SC-100 Electronics Discovery Kit is a great tool for your kids to start discovering the basic of electronic lessons. This helps them to prepare themselves for school science lesson, thus putting them in better advantage.

The features of this product are highly recognized for letting the kids have fun and learn at the same time. Prepare to witness your kids ignoring the TV and gadget for this kit. They will love the hundreds of activities or tasks in the manual, which is easy to follow.

Based on our evaluation, this product excels because of its amazing activities and affordable price. It helps you to give your child a novel and exciting way to learn how electronics work. We highly recommend this builder toy for parents who have children aged 8 and older. Aside from this being entertaining, it also gives rich learning to your beloved children.