The company Kano introduced a new set for children who want to learn the basics of programming. To the toolkit for tablets or a computer is attached a device in the form of a magic wand, which serves as a controller.
The stick has a gyroscope, an accelerometer and a magnetometer. All this is necessary for tracking movements in three planes, as well as taking into account the angle of inclination and direction of motion. The work process is shown in the video:
The thematic set included assignments in the universe of books about Harry Potter. For example, children need to write code for the spell and try it out. Over time, developers will add new exercises. There is such a set of $ 99.