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Super duper exciting hands-on coding toy for kids 5-12. Bring Lego® alive and create your own gizmos. Kids just love it!
Super duper exciting hands-on coding toy for kids 5-12. Bring Lego® alive and create your own gizmos. Kids just love it!
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Tinkamo is a set of wireless programmable smart building blocks that teach your children to learn how to code and unleash their potentials to invent !

They are as cute as candies and it is as easy as ABC.

Brings Your LEGOs to Life

Have LEGO® collections at home? Let’s bring them to life! All it takes is 15 minutes and endless imagination. Tinkamo is compatible with LEGO® and LEGO® Technic. Kids can build in their favorite ways.

Empowers Kids to Create

Kids think differently about their world. Tinkamo provides 14 hardware blocks and 20 software blocks, including AI speech and face cognition. They empower kids to explore the real world and build creative solutions.

Makes Coding Fun

With Tinkamo’s wireless connectivity and super easy drag'n'drop coding app, kids can see instant results. Tinkamo also includes many mind-twisting quests and real-life challenges to get the young minds started. Never let the fun wait.

To get add-ons, just add the price ($19 for each) to your original pledge, we will ask you for details when our project ends. 

Tinkamo has lowered the age of maker and coding education to 5, before kids can use Arduino. The huge variety of sensors, controllers and actuators enable schools with cross-disciplinary and project-based learning scenarios. Tinkamo also supports Scratch and Python, which makes it a powertool for educators.

Although Tinkamo team has over 10 years of experience of product research and development, manufacturing, and education, building an electronic product is always a big challenge. It takes a large amount of time, resources, and money. We decided to join the world’s first and largest hardware accelrator HAX, which offers acceleration programs in both US and China and access to an incredible network of mentors and experts. We have received a tremendous amount of help in product development and business development to ensure that we can deliver Tinkamo to you with the highest quality possible. HAX is in the heart of the “Silicon Valley for hardware” Shenzhen, 40 minutes north of Hong-Kong.

Shenzhen is the world factory with no question. The supercharged HAX lab located in Shenzhen enabled us to produce prototypes in an amazing speed. Making a hardware device is an art of balancing among user experience, technology, and cost. We have explored many possibilities of our prototypes. Our 1st-generation design has won the Good Design Award 2017. But we continued to iterate based on our first design, because we have a clear goal in mind, to Make Coding Fun and Easy.

 
we are a team of designers, educators, mom, dads, makers and kids. In 2017.12, we joined the world's largest hardware accelerator HAX, and we've made steady progress since then, and as a small startup team, we don't always know everything, but we are lucky to have friends and advisors to help. We would like to thank everyone who ever helped us to get here.

Please follow our Facebook and Instagram to find out more tinkers' creations. 

This project is promoted by Jellop, a direct­ response online advertising agency specializing in Kickstarter campaigns on Facebook Ads and Google AdWords.

Risks and challenges

Every project will have challenges, and to make a product for kids is even more. The manufacturing process is often a long and complex one. Our prototypes are in an advanced stage and our playtime activities have been carefully crafted. We may seem plentifully prepared, but the road to product completion is not always as smooth as anticipated.

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    Thanks & Love

    Thanks for your support! You will get the whole campaign update, download Tinkamo wallpapers for free, and we will thank you publicly on our website.

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    Get One Tinkamo Motor Kit (Early Bird)

    Motorize LEGO® creations, learn the basics of coding, and extend play kit with new possibilities.
    Will Retail for $39

    Includes:
    • Smart Motor Block
    • Gearbox
    • Claw
    • Launcher
    • Building Blocks (30 pcs)
    • Charging Cable
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    Get One Tinkamo Motor Kit

    Motorize LEGO® creations, learn the basics of coding, and extend play kit with new possibilities.
    Will Retail for $39

    Includes:
    • Smart Motor Block
    • Gearbox
    • Claw
    • Launcher
    • Building Blocks (30 pcs)
    • Charging Cable
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    Get One Play Kit (Early Bird)

    Build cars, bots and machines, learn to code and have fun with this essential kit.
    Add-ons available.

    Will retail for $129

    Includes:
    • Smart Blocks
    • Gearbox
    • Map & Sticker
    • Building Blocks (300 pcs)
    • Charging Cable
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    Get One Play Kit

    Build cars, bots and machines, learn to code and have fun with this essential kit.
    Add-ons available.

    Will retail for $129

    Includes:
    • Smart Blocks
    • Gearbox
    • Map & Sticker
    • Building Blocks (300 pcs)
    • Charging Cable
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    Pledge $179 or more About $179

    Get One Tinker Kit (Early Bird)

    Invent your own creations, learn to code and solve real problems with this complete kit.
    Add-ons available.

    Will retail for $259

    Includes:
    • 15× Smart Blocks
    • Claw
    • Gearbox
    • Launcher
    • Map & Sticker
    • Building Blocks (500 pcs)
    • Charging Cable
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    Pledge $199 or more About $199

    Get One Tinker Kit

    Invent your own creations, learn to code and solve real problems with this complete kit.
    Add-ons available.

    Will retail for $259

    Includes:
    • 15× Smart Blocks
    • Claw
    • Gearbox
    • Launcher
    • Building Blocks (500 pcs)
    • Map & Sticker
    • Charging Cable
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    Classroom Pack

    Get 5 Tinker Kits for a class project.
    Add-ons available.

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    • Tinker Kits
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