In the past few months, we have covered various educational robots and electronics kits for kids. The Snap Circuits Lights Kit is another one that makes learning electronics easy. Snap Circuits Lights has 55 pieces and a book with 175 projects. The kit is all about experimenting with lights and sounds. You can add a mp3 player to put on a light show.
The kit has plastic modules that snap together easily. You also get an Elenco Snap Circuits Battery Eliminator in this kit. Sets you back under $60 at this time.