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What is Grove Junior?

Grove Junior is a platform of electronic modules that make STEAM learning simple, practical, and most importantly, enjoyable. 

From the easy snap-and-play with magnets, to the block-based programming, Grove Junior comes with intriguing and educational projects to help kids learn 21st century skills, foster creativity, and develop their critical thinking step by step. 

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Grove Junior has over 25 modules, including a control board, a battery and various sensors and actuators to help you learn basic electronics while building fun creative projects. 

Grove Junior Modules
Grove Junior Modules

1. Versatile Magnetic Adaptor

All modules come with a pair of specially designed magnetic adaptors that allow you to snap the modules together with the magnets. And it works in different orders and directions. 

 Versatile Magnetic Adaptor
Versatile Magnetic Adaptor

2. Color-coded by Functions

The color-coded modules make Grove Junior more fun and easy to recognize.

 Color-coded by Functions
Color-coded by Functions

3. Snap and Play

You can play Grove Junior out-of-box without any software programming. If you connect different inputs and outputs in the circuit, you can make a gadget quickly and easily, like a line following car or motor controller using sensors. You can also upgrade your gadgets to achieve more complicated functions by programming it with Grove Junior App or Codecraft.

From Rover Kit or All-in-one Kit
From Rover Kit or All-in-one Kit

4. Different Ways to Connect

The Magnetic Adaptor can be detached from the module and using cables instead. No matter what your projects are, Grove Junior has the connection for it. 

5. Compatibility

All modules can be compatible with Lego using the Lego Base.

Compatible with Lego
Compatible with Lego

Grove Junior can also work with other hardware like micro:bit. With the Car Shield for micro:bit, you can make the smallest, coolest micro:bit car robot in just a few seconds.

From Bit Kit
From Bit Kit

Simply program your micro:bit with Microsoft MakeCode or Python as normal to control the modules.

6. Project Sheet

We design and provide free project sheet for you to download and make fun gadgets.

From Beginner Kit
From Beginner Kit

Software

1. Codecraft

You can easily program Grove Junior with Codecraft, a graphical programming software based on Scratch 3.0. Develop interactive games, make art or go after any creative feat you have in mind. When you’re ready, convert blocks to Python or JavaScript and familiarize yourself with the most popular programming language in the world.

Codecraft
Codecraft

2. Grove Junior App

Grove Junior App is a graphical programming app that allows kids to program Grove Junior on their tablets and phones with drag-and-drop blocks. It’s simple, easy and fun. 

Grove Junior App
Grove Junior App

The step-by-step tutorials in the app cover the essential concepts of coding, which helps kids with no programming experiences getting started very easily and quickly. 

What Your Kids Will Learn with Grove Junior 

Make and Play 

1. A cool 'Hello Robot' built with Lego and servo motor.

2. Making a cute puppy that chases the bone in front of it. 

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About Us

CH MakerEd is short for Chaihuo Maker Education. We are based in Shenzhen, China.

We help users gain knowledge and master skills in design, electronics, mechanics, programming and other STEAM areas by creating high-quality, affordable products that integrate fun into learning. These products unleash creativity and imagination while empowering users to innovate, craft and achieve.

CH MakerEd was spun off from Seeed in 2015, to better develop educational services. An independent team was founded to develop STEAM education products and promote business cooperation within the education sector. After three years of development, CH MakerEd is now cooperating with over two-hundred schools, making it the leading STEAM education brand in China.

After two years of conceiving, engineering and perfecting, we’re proud to bring the Grove series of electronic module products to the world, with the aim of making STEAM learning simple, practical and, most importantly, affordable.

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