Marvel has joined forces with LittleBits to introduce the Avengers Hero Inventor Kit, an electronic building block creation set inspired by the Avengers franchise.
The new kit offers young inventors the chance to create and customize high-tech gear as well as personalized superhero identities using LittleBits electronic blocks. Each package includes nine Bits, seven hero gear parts, two sticker sheets, and access to the free littleBits Avengers Hero Inventor app, which gives creators step-by-step guides featuring Ironman, The Hulk, Shiri, Black Widow and more.
Additional features include wearable tech sensors, in-app block coding, authentic Marvel Avengers sound effects, and a customizable LED matrix light design.
"It's important for us to provide kids with varied experiences and inclusive role models," says Paul Gitter, senior vice president, licensing, Marvel Entertainment. "LittleBits' Avengers Hero Inventor Kit enables kids of any age, gender, and technical background to find superpowers that appeal to them, embrace these skills, and invent their own. This rich and fun experience allows kids to 'be more' by allowing them to learn and challenge themselves."
The Avengers Hero Inventor Kit is available on Amazon.com, in Disney Stores and Little Bits.com. Shipping begins Aug. 24 to the United States, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, Spain, France, Italy, Australia, and New Zealand.