Description

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.

Build a wand

Follow the simple steps, and build a coding wand that responds to your movements. Learn how it works as you go.

Learn to code

70+ step-by-step challenges show you how. Connect code blocks, see the JavaScript. Learn about loops, logic, and variables. Simple for beginners, expansive for experts.

Make magic

Wave your coding wand and see instant effects on screen. Make fire flow, pumpkins grow, feathers fly, goblets multiply, paint pictures, compose music, and more

Hogwarts, costumes, surprises

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.

  • Build a wand that responds to your movements. Comes with wand parts, PCB with codeable LED, button, batteries, step-by-step book, stickers, poster, and free Kano app. Tablet not included
  • Learn to code with 70+ step-by-step creative challenges. Make feathers fly, goblets multiply, fire flow, pumpkins grow, and more
  • Wave your wand and see instant effects on screen. Create with creatures, sweets, spells, 200+ exclusive sounds, music, and wizarding artifacts
  • Endless play with Kano World. Remix art, games, and music made by a creative community
  • Works with most tablets and computers. No coding experience necessary.
  • Includes Lifetime Care and 1 year warranty
  • Ages 6+

SKU: KO-1007

What’s in the kit

1. Coding Wand Tip
For flicking and swishing

2. Coding Wand Handle
Connect them together

3. Coding Wand brain
9 axis, RGB LED and rumble

4. AAA Batteries x2
Up to 6 hours of constant motion

5. Button
Control your creativity

6. Book
Step-by-step guide

7. Stickers
Stick them anywhere

8. Poster
Learn the wand motions

Video

Details

TECH SPECS & COMPATIBILITY

Coding Wand Board
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer, Rumble pack, RGB, LED, Button

Connectivity
Bluetooth LE 4.1+

Parental Info
For all ages, parental help may be needed for ages 6 to 8, no technical knowledge required. 3 levels of parental controls

Battery
2x AAA batteries

Control
Motion Sensor

Screen Size
Minimum resolution of 1024 x 600px required to use Kano app on a tablet or laptop device

Review

Case Study

Lesson Plans

Software

System Requirements

Mac

  • Mac OS 10.10 (Yosemite) or later

Hardware:

  • Minimum 4GB RAM
  • Intel 64-bit processor – Core m, Core m3, Core m5, Core m7, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, Core i9, Xeon.
  • Bluetooth® Low Energy (Bluetooth® Smart 4.0, Bluetooth® LE 4.2, Bluetooth® LE 5.0)
  • Mac models that meet this requirement: https://getkano.co/CodingWandMacCompatibility

iPad

Software:

  • iOS 10 or later

Hardware:

  • iPad 4th Generation and later
  • iPad Mini 2 and later
  • iPad Air 2 and later
  • iPad Pro and later
  • Bluetooth® Low Energy (Bluetooth® Smart 4.0, Bluetooth® LE 4.2, Bluetooth® LE 5.0)

Windows

Software:

  • Windows 10 Home and Pro (1703 Creator’s Update or newer)

Hardware:

  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 64-bit (x64) processor
  • Minimum 4GB RAM
  • Bluetooth® Low Energy (Bluetooth® Smart 4.0, Bluetooth® LE 4.1, Bluetooth® LE 4.2, Bluetooth® LE 5.0)

Android Tablet

Software:

  • Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or higher

Hardware:

  • 7″ touchscreen or larger
  • Minimum 1.5GB RAM
  • Bluetooth® Low Energy (Bluetooth® Smart 4.0, Bluetooth® LE 4.1, Bluetooth® LE 4.2, Bluetooth® LE 5.0)

Amazon Fire

Software:

  • Fire OS 5.6.2.0 or higher

Hardware:

  • Fire HD 8 (2016) or newer
  • Fire HD 10 (2017) or newer
  • Bluetooth® Low Energy (Bluetooth® Smart 4.0, Bluetooth® LE 4.1, Bluetooth® LE 4.2, Bluetooth® LE 5.0)

Please note: Fire devices that are running Amazon FreeTime or set up with a Fire For Kids account will not be able to connect to the Coding Wand, due to parental controls imposed on Bluetooth® connectivity by App/Account settings.

Kano Computer Kit

The Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit offers a limited experience with access to 10 unique challenges on Raspberry Pi 3 based Kano Computer Kits.

Software:

  • Kano OS 4.2 or higher

Hardware:

  • Raspberry Pi 3
  • Kano Computer Kit (April 2016 onwards)
  • Kano Computer Kit Complete
  • Kano Computer Kit Touch

HPKCK Incompatible Devices and Operating Systems

  • Raspberry Pi 1 and 2
  • Android Phones
  • iPod (All Models)
  • iPhone (All Models)
  • iPhone Plus (All Models)
  • iPad 1st Gen, 2nd Gen, 3rd Gen
  • iPad Mini 1st Gen
  • iPad Air 1st Gen
  • Kindle Fire 7
  • Kindle Fire 7 Kids Edition
  • Kindle Fire Kids or Amazon FreeTime accounts on Fire HD 8/Fire HD 10 devices
  • Windows 10 S
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows XP
  • Chromebook
  • Chrome OS
  • Smart TVs
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Nintendo 2DS/3DS (All Models)
  • Nintendo Wii/WiiU
  • Sony Playstation (All Models)
  • Microsoft XBox (All Models)

Manual