Circuit Playground Express is a great tool for teaching. It has a ton built in, but there's so much more you can do with it. Check out the lists below for some compatible products that will add more to your projects!

Packs

These packs will help get you started with some accessories already included.

Rectangular case for Circuit Playground Express - Base Kit.
It's the Circuit Playground Express Base Kit! It provides the few things you'll need to get started with the new
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Angled shot of a blue lunchbox with black-and-white circuit board-style packaging. Adafruit Circuit Playground Express Advanced Pack.
Circuit Playground Express is the next step towards a perfect introduction to electronics and programming. We've taken the original Circuit Playground Classic...
$99.95
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Connections

These products can be used to connect all kinds of interesting things to the Circuit Playground Express such as sensors, servos, and bananas.

Bundle of Small Alligator Clip Test Lead - set of 10
Connect this to that without soldering using these mini alligator clip test leads. 15" cables with alligator clip on each end in six colors. Strong and grippy, these always come...
$5.95
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 Bundle of Small Alligator Clip to Male Jumper Wires
For bread-boarding with unusual non-header-friendly surfaces, these cables will be your best friends! No longer will you have long strands of alligator clips that are grabbing little...
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Group of Small Alligator Clip to Male Jumper Wires
When working with unusual non-header-friendly surfaces, these handy cables will be your best friends! No longer will you have long, cumbersome strands of alligator clips. These...
$3.95
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Angled shot of Conductive Hook & Loop Tape side by side.
Conductive hook & loop tape is just like the stuff you've seen on jackets, clothes, shoes, and bags, but is coated with silver to make it fully conductive. Originally this was...
$6.95
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Capacitive Touch

These products can be used with the capacitive touch pads to create interactive art that reacts to human touch.

Hand drawing black ink on paper with brush
Bare Conductive Paint is a multipurpose electrically conductive material perfect for all of your DIY projects! Bare Paint is water based, nontoxic and dries at room temperature.
$34.95
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Bare Conductive Paint Pen
Bare Conductive Paint is a multipurpose electrically conductive material perfect for all of your DIY projects! Bare Paint is water based, nontoxic and dries at room temperature.
$12.50
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Opened Conductive Silver Ink Pen with  Standard Tip
 There are two 'tips' available - standard and micro. The microtip allows for finer control but is a little harder to use (because it doesn't deposit as...
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open Conductive Silver Ink Pen with Micro Tip
Experiment with paper electronics with this silver conductive ink pen that will let you draw traces! We like the make of this pen, it has a nice liquid silver ink that flows easily,...
$59.95
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Large roll of inch-wide copper tape.
Copper tape can be an interesting addition to your toolbox. The tape itself is made of thin pure copper so its extremely flexible and can take on nearly any shape. You can easily...
$19.95
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Large roll of quarter-inch wide copper tape.
Copper tape can be an interesting addition to your toolbox. The tape itself is made of thin pure copper so its extremely flexible and can take on nearly any shape. You can easily...
$5.95
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Spool of Proto-Pasta conductive filament for 3D Printers - black color with 1.75mm Diameter
It'd be Fusilli not to buy this filament! Pici up this filament today! Did we...
$58.00
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Spool of Proto-Pasta conductive graphite filament for 3D Printers, black color with 2.85mm Diameter
Pici up this filament today! It'd be Fusilli not to buy...
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Robotics

These products can add some robot friend flavor to your project.

Micro servo with three pin cable
Tiny little servo can rotate approximately 180 degrees (90 in each direction) and works just like the standard kinds you're used to but smaller. You can use any servo...
$5.95
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Continuous Rotation Micro Servo spinning around
Need to make a tiny robot? This little micro servo rotates 360 degrees fully forward or backward, instead of moving to a single position. You can use any servo code, hardware,...
$7.50
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Wheel for Micro Continuous Rotation FS90R Servo
We're keepin' it wheel with this one!Need a great drive solution for your little robotic friends? This black plastic Micro Continuos...
$2.50
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Sewable

You can use the following products to sew additions onto your project.

Angled shot of 4 Flora RGB Smart NeoPixel version 2.
What's a wearable project without LEDs? Our favorite part of the Flora platform is these tiny smart pixels. Designed specifically for wearables, these updated Flora NeoPixels have...
$7.95
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Stainless Thin Conductive Thread - 2 ply - 23 meter/76 ft
After months of searching, we finally have what we consider to be the ultimate conductive thread. It's thin, strong, smooth, and made completely of 316L stainless steel. Once you...
$6.95
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Sewable Snaps - 5mm Diameter
The small 5mm size of these tin-plated brass snaps means they fit perfectly on Flora's pads! Snaps make a great connector for wearables-- solder one side to the board and sew the...
$3.95
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Needle set - 3/9 sizes - 20 needles
Mighty needles, sew like the wind! This needle set is the only one you'll need for any sort of hand sewing, especially using our conductive thread and wearable electronics...
$1.95
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Power

These products can be used to power your project without using a USB cable.

Front shot of JST-PH Battery Extension Cable.
By popular demand, we now have a handy extension cord for all of our JST-terminated battery packs (such as our LiIon/LiPoly and 3xAAA holders). One end has a JST-PH socket, and the...
$1.95
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Top view shot of JST 2-pin Extension Cable with On/Off Switch.
By popular request - we now have a way you can turn on-and-off Lithium Polymer batteries without unplugging them.This PH2 Female/Male JST 2-pin Extension...
$2.95
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Angled shot of 3 x AAA battery holder with on-off switch, JST PH connector, and belt clip.
This battery holder connects 3 AAA batteries together in series for powering all kinds of projects. We spec'd these out because the box is slim, and 3 AAA's add up to about...
$2.95
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Angled shot of 3 x AA battery holder with on/off switch, JST, and belt clip.
This battery holder connects 3 AA batteries together in series for powering all kinds of projects. We spec'd these out because the box is compact, and 3 AA's add up to about...
$2.95
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Front angled shot of 3 x AAA battery holder with on-off switch and 2-pin JST PH connector.
This battery holder connects 3 AAA batteries together in series for powering all kinds of projects. We spec'd these out because the box is slim, and 3 AAA's add up to about...
$1.95
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Angled shot of a Lithium Ion Polymer Battery 3.7V 500mAh with JST-PH connector.
Lithium-ion polymer (also known as 'lipo' or 'lipoly') batteries are thin, light, and powerful. The output ranges from 4.2V when completely charged to 3.7V. This...
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Lithium Ion Polymer Battery 3.7v 1200mAh with JST 2-PH connector
Lithium-ion polymer (also known as 'lipo' or 'lipoly') batteries are thin, light, and powerful. The output ranges from 4.2V when completely charged to 3.7V. This...
$9.95
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Angled shot of a rectangular lipo battery with a 2-pin JST connector. The battery specs are listed on the body: 3.7V 250mAh.
Lithium-ion polymer (also known as 'lipo' or 'lipoly') batteries are thin, light, and powerful. The output ranges from 4.2V when completely charged to 3.7V. This...
$6.95
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Angled shot of closed 2 x 2032 coin cell battery holder with on-off switch and JST PH Connector.
This tiny coin cell battery holder is ideal for small portable or wearable projects. It holds two 20mm coin cells (2032 or CR2032 are the most popular size) in series to generate 6V...
$1.95
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These products can be used to charge the lithium ion polymer batteries listed above.

Adafruit Micro-Lipo Charger for LiPo/LiIon Batt w/MicroUSB Jack connected to battery.
Oh so handy, this little lipo charger is so small and easy to use you can keep it on your desk or mount it easily into any project! Simply plug it via any MicroUSB cable into a USB...
$6.95
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Top view of PowerBoost 500 Charger connected to a battery and a white iPhone charger charging an iPhone.
PowerBoost 500C is the perfect power supply for your portable project! With a built-in battery charger circuit, you'll be able to keep your project running even while recharging...
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This guide was first published on Oct 12, 2017. It was last updated on 2021-11-30 14:00:00 -0500.

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