5 reasons why Mand Labs KIT-1 Makes for a perfect gift this holiday season

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It’s that time of the year again when you are actively looking for that one gift that will instantly light up your child’s face. Yes, the holiday season is here and the market is rife with innumerable gift items that are jostling for space, making it even more difficult for you to choose from. When it comes to science gifts for kids or educational toys, most parents want it to be fun with learning value. But is it possible to find that one gift that your child will not only enjoy but also boosts his/her skills?

We know how strenuous it can get. So, to help and inspire you to get that gift that will not collect dust long after the holiday season is over, here’s introducing Mand Labs KIT-1 and why it makes for a perfect gift for your little genius.

 

#1 Build and bond



Holidays are the best time to bond with your children. Whether you are reading together or helping them with some do-it-yourself (DIY) activities, creating those magical memories of bonding and building things will last you a lifetime.

Mand Labs KIT-1 was designed to build and bond with not only your children but also your family and friends. The things you can build with KIT-1 are limitless, as you are not just restricted to the projects in the electronic kit. You can use the kit’s components for ad-hoc explorations for your child’s science fair projects, science experiments or to enhance your home during the festive season.

To start with here’s a list of 5 cool projects that you can build with KIT1 for Christmas with your children:



  • Alternate Switching of LEDs using Transistors: Two LEDs blink alternately and the best part is that you can make it go faster or slower
  • Touch-activated Switch: Place this circuit on the dinner table and ask everyone to hold hands in series to glow an LED (it feels like magic!)
  • Automatic Night Lamp: We love this project! LED automatically turns on in the dark and turns OFF in the light
  • Sequential glowing of LEDs: Using a screwdriver, you simply rotate a device called preset and see how different colored LEDs start lighting up in a sequence, one-color after the other
  • Series and Parallel Combination of LEDs: Connect multiple LEDs (red, green, blue, orange) in series and make them glow; connect a potentiometer to even control their intensities; and then connect a switch to make them go ON and OFF; most of our Christmas decorative lights are built upon simple concepts of series and parallel combinations
 

#2 Upgraded & improvised



Yes, KIT-1 Version 3 is a much more improvised and refined model. Nothing has changed in terms of specifications and content, but the 1200 units made exclusively for Christmas are of upgraded quality.

For instance, with better German packaging material, the packaging box is much more finished, durable and sturdy. The plastic trays use a very high-grade quality material with better strength. Even when you throw the trays on the floor, they will not open because of better lock mechanism.

The books now use higher grade finished matte lamination paper with more visual appeal. We have replaced the older DC motor with a better performing one. We have upgraded a few components -- better battery connectors that snap together easily onto the battery, better battery holder made of ABS plastic in the premium edition, better motor fan that easily locks onto the DC motor.

 

#3 Special Christmas price



We don’t have any discounts running on our new stock any time of the year, but our holiday season deal is a real steal for you right now. If you order KIT-1 before December 25th, 2018, 11.59 pm PST, you will be able to save big on your kit. Here’s how:


Standard Kit - $149, Christmas Special Price -$129
Premium Kit - $199, Christmas Special Price - $169


The Christmas special discount is available directly on our website.

 

#4 Delivery before December 25th



Our stock of 1200 units are ready to be shipped from our Cypress, TX, warehouse. We have partnered with FedEX to deliver your kit by FedEX Ground. So, if you order your kit now, we can get it delivered right to your doorstep before December 25th, 2018.

 

#5 Free shipping



If you are in the US, we will take care of your shipping charges. So, yes we will ship your kit for free. But for all international shipments, including Canada, custom duty charges will be extra and based on receipt.

Aren’t these reasons good enough for you to gift KIT- to your little genius? Inspire your child to learn through play and a few years from now your kid will thank you for this gift of inspiration!

Urmila Marak
Urmila Marak
Urmila, who is a Big Data and STEM enthusiast, works as the head of communications with Mand Labs. She is a believer in transformation of life and career through STEM. She can be reached on Twitter @umarak.