Tinker Kit Circuit Guide

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Resources and Going Further

For more information about the Tinker Kit, check out the resources below:

Now that you've successfully got your Tinker Kit up and running, it's time to incorporate it into your own project! There are tons of sensors and shields you can hookup to an Arduino that will help take your projects to the next level. Here's some further reading that may help you along in learning more about the world of electronics.


For more inspiration and ideas for working, check out the following tutorials. You may require additional parts to get these circuits functioning.

SIK Keyboard Instrument

We can use the parts and concepts in the SparkFun Invetor's Kit to make a primitive keyboard instrument.

Measuring Internal Resistance of Batteries

Classroom STEM activity that has students build a battery from a lemon, measure the open and closed circuit voltages, and determine the battery's internal resistance.

Light-Seeking Robot

We use parts from the SparkFun Inventor's Kit v4.0 to create a light-seeking robot that mimics the behavior of single-celled organisms.

Clap On Lamp

Modify a simple desk lamp to respond to a double clap (or other sharp noise) using parts from the SparkFun Inventor's Kit v4.0.

Endless Runner Game

We make a simple side-scrolling endless runner game using parts from the SparkFun Inventor's Kit v4.0.

For more information on Arduino, check out these tutorials:


For more electrical engineering and hardware related tutorials, give these a read:


Interested in using the SparkFun Qwiic System to add other inputs and outputs to your project? Get started here:

Qwiic Connect System

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