Harry Potter Wand Coding Kit by Kano
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Harry Potter Kano Wand Coding Kit
Build a wand. Learn to code. Make magic.
Build your own wand. Learn to code with 70+ creative challenges and games. Make magic on a screen, with a wave, flick, and twirl. Create, share, and play with the Kano community. Unlock challenges across iconic locations including Hogwarts, Diagon Alley, and Hogsmeade, whilst listening to a stunning original score. The more challenges you complete the more costumes and medals you earn. Discover secrets along the way.
Contains: coding wand parts, sensors, poster, stickers, simple steps, button, lanyard, batteries
Build a wand
Open the box, pull out the pieces, button, & board. Follow the simple steps, build it all by yourself, and learn how it works. Connect it to your device, and start creating with the Wizarding World.
Simple steps show you the way: page-by-page, put the pieces together. Bring it to life, make it light up.
Unlock its secrets: learn how your coding wand's sensors work. Discover it's gyroscope, accelerometer, and magnetometer. See how it talks wirelessly to your tablet or computer.
Wave and twirl: this is the first wand of its kind! It knows if you're moving it up, down, left, right, forwards, backwards, fast or slow. So you can do amazing, creative things with it.
Start a coding challenge: download the Kano app to your tablet or computer, and start creating.
Learn to code
Follow step-by-step instructions: simple steps take you from beginner to expert. They show you how to connect blocks, create loops, and use variables. Make amazing interactive art, games, music and more.
Learn how code works: you learn by doing. Challenges, simple puzzles, and game-like progression make you think about what you’re coding and creating.
Wave and twirl: you've written the code, now it's time to play with it! Move your coding wand to draw fire, create music, and make objects levitate on the screen. Even tell the light to change colors as you twirl your wand.
Change the code, make it your own: you’ve completed a challenge, now try tweaking the code! Change the gravity, mess with the math, swap out sounds. It’s simple to make your own creation!
With your coding wand ready, make art, games, and music. Create with creatures, sweets, spells, wizarding artefacts and 200+ sounds.
Curiosity, creativity, courage: with a little code and creativity you'll fire fireworks, make pumpkins grow, transfigure owls, make Butterbeer float, Broomsticks fly, chocolate frogs appear, Mandrakes disappear, and much more.
The basics: with Wingardium Leviosa levitate objects with a wave and a twirl. Create fire with Incendio and make flames dance on the screen. Use Engorgio to make Bertie Bott's Every Flavour Beans grow. Control musical instruments with movements from your coding wand.
Endless play: once you’ve learnt the basics, there’s no end to what you can make with our free creative community. Share creations with people in 86 countries. Be inspired, see the code behind any creation, and tweak it to make it your own. Safe and friendly.
Full of surprises: the more challenges you complete, the more delightful things you’ll discover.
IPAD: works with iPad 4th generation and later, iPad Mini 2 and later, iPad Air 2 and later, iPad Pro running IOS 9 and later.
ANDROID: requires minimum 7" touchscreen and BLE, running Android 4.4 (KitKat) and later.
FIRE HD: HD 8 (2016) and later / HD 10 (2017) and later
MAC: Compatible with devices released after 2012, running MacOS 10.10 (Yosemite) and later.
PC: Requires minimum 4GB RAM and BLE, running Windows 10 (64 bit).
KANO computer kit: models running on Raspberry Pi 3 or newer, running Kanos OS 4.0 and later
Check if your device is compatible on kano.me/wand
Tablet not included.