Build computers, learn to code

Build computers, learn to code

Take your first steps into code with our DIY coding kits.

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Make your own computers

Make your own computers

Build and code technology. Simple books show you how. Connect the bits, boards, and buttons. Bring tablets, wands, sensors, and more to life. Simple, fun, and for everyone.

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Steve Wozniak, Apple Cofounder.

A way for anyone to stumble onto their affinity and passion for computer technology.

Steve Wozniak, Apple Cofounder.

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Learn real code

Learn real code

Step-by-step challenges level you up slowly. Earn rewards as you go. Type code, drag blocks, unlock programming powers. Projects with Python, Javascript, Unix, and more.

The Guardian, “How Kano turned my son, 8, into a programmer”

What he's doing, though he doesn't know it, is coding. He can do this because Kano has made it instinctive.

The Guardian, “How Kano turned my son, 8, into a programmer”

What our community is saying

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Jamie
Jamie
9 years old. Sleeps with his Kano
I’d rather use Kano than play my favorite game on an Xbox sometimes. This is not a joke. I am addicted to the Kano.

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Michael O’Donnell
Michael O’Donnell
Dad
I love these products. Much as the chemistry kits of old got young kids into science, these are the chemistry kits of the computer age.

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Ray Whitney
Ray Whitney
Dad
Easy way for kids to learn and build their own computers. Great life skills for the economy of the future.
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Lines of code written
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Awards

Time Magazine

Best Inventions 2018

Toy Of The Year Awards

Tech Toy of the Year Finalist

Red Dot Award

Design Concept

CES

Best of Innovations 2019

Make apps, games and music

Most technology is made for us to consume. Kano lets you create. Code art, hack games like Minecraft and Pong. Build apps, data visuals, songs, and stories. Play and collaborate with friends in 86 countries.
This is Kano

This is Kano

The modern world is filled with billions of machines. But 1% of 1% of us can open them up, and change them. We create computers you make and code yourself. Simple, fun and for everyone.

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