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The JAM HAT is the perfect add-on board for learning how to code electronic hardware with the Raspberry Pi, and designed for use by beginners, schools and coding clubs in an easy-to-use, clearly laid out format.
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The Official Raspberry Pi Beginners Guide 4th Edition (RPi beginner guide 4th)

Fully updated for Raspberry Pi 400, Raspberry Pi 4, and the latest software, this 252-page official Raspberry Pi book is crammed with projects and beginner’s guides containing all the information you need to get started using your new computer!

Learn how to set up your Raspberry Pi, install an operating system, and start using it. Follow step-by-step guides to code your own animations and games, using both the Scratch 3 and Python languages. Create amazing projects by connecting electronic components to Raspberry Pi’s GPIO pins. Plus much, much more!


• Set up your Raspberry Pi, install its operating system, and start using this fully functional computer.
• Start coding projects, with step-by-step guides using the Scratch 3 and Python programming languages.
• Experiment with connecting electronic components and have fun creating amazing projects.


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JAM HAT (LED & Buzzer Board) (JAM Hat)

Please note: Raspberry Pi is not included with this board

Buttons, buzzers and bright LEDs! If you're starting on your Raspberry Pi journey, we've got the board just for you. ModMyPi has teamed up with York Pi Jam to bring you the JAM HAT!

Each board is fully assembled, ready to plug and play, and features:

  • 6 x "Traffic Light" LEDs (2 x Red, 2 x Yellow, 2 x Green)
  • 2 x Tactile "Push to Make" Buttons
  • 1 x Buzzer/Sounder

The JAM HAT is the perfect add-on board for learning how to code electronic hardware with the Raspberry Pi, and designed for use by beginners, schools and coding clubs in an easy-to-use, clearly laid out format, with fully supported examples and code! The JAM HAT has the Pi's GPIO fully exposed, leaving you free to connect other hardware as your projects grow!

The product comes fully assembled with our push-fit "plug & play" Single Shroud Header, Socket Header, and 14mm HAT Mounting Kit, so there's no soldering required, just plug in and bleep bleep bloop, flashy flash, click click!

Features:

  • Fully Assembled - No Soldering!
  • Mounting Hardware Included
  • HAT Format
  • GPIO Exposed for External Connections
  • Works with Python or Scratch
  • Full Code Libraries & Examples Available (work in progress) at https://github.com/modmypi/Jam-HAT
  • 2 x Tactile "Push to Make" Buttons
  • 6 x "Traffic Light" LEDs (2 x Red, 2 x Yellow, 2 x Green)
  • 1 x Buzzer/Sounder


More info available about Raspberry Jam at https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/jam/jam

The JAM HAT is the perfect add-on board for learning how to code electronic hardware with the Raspberry Pi, and designed for use by beginners, schools and coding clubs in an easy-to-use, clearly laid out format.
R129.90  Inc VAT
Cambridge University Press - Coding Club Python Next Steps Level 2 (Python Next Steps Level 2)

Books at this level are intended for young coders that have enjoyed level 1 books and want to continue their coding adventure at a slightly higher level.

Python Next Steps continues the Python journey. Readers learn more about this fantastic programming language while building several useful, short applications including their own calculator. Several spare buttons will be built so that young coders can attach their own functions making this a truly programmable calculator!

Chapter 1

Ch.1 - Data types:
In this Chapter you are going to:

   >>> Learn about data types.
   >>> Learn about tuples, lists and dictionaries.
   >>> Make a version of MyMagic8Ball that is much shorter to code than the one from Python Basics.

PythonNextSteps-Ch1.pdf

Chapter 2

Ch.2 - Building GUIs:
In this Chapter you are going to:

   >>> Practise using tuples and dictionaries.
   >>> Review using tkinter and learn about some more widgets.
   >>> Build a GUI.
   >>> Build a glossary application that can easily be customised into a number of other simple cool apps too.

Chapter 3

Ch.3 - Designing a Simple Calculator:
In this Chapter you are going to:

   >>> Learn about 'for loops'.
   >>> Use lists and loops to save a lot of repetitive coding.
   >>> Learn more about the tkinter button widget.
   >>> Design your own calculator application called MyCalculator.
   >>> Build a complex GUI easily.

Chapter 4

Ch.4 - A Fully Working Calculator:
In this Chapter you are going to:

   >>> Learn how to use default values in functions creatively.
   >>> Learn about debugging.
   >>> Learn about catching and handling errors.
   >>> Delve deeper into binary numbers.
   >>> Produce a fully working calculator.

Chapter 5

Ch.5 - Customising the Calculator:
In this Chapter you are going to:

   >>> Layout a customisable calculator.
   >>> Create some fully functioning constant buttons.
   >>> Start a module to hold the functions for our programmable buttons.
   >>> Learn a little more about how to organise code in applications.

Bonus Chapter

Bonus Chapter - Algorithms:
In this Chapter you are going to:



   >>> Add code to the programmable buttons.
   >>> Learn about algorithms.
   >>> Learn about factorials.
   >>> Learn how to convert numbers to roman numerals.
   >>> Make a fully programmable calculator with some unique functions including its own customisable game.

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Cambridge University Press - Coding Club Python Programming Art Supplement 1 (Python Prog Art Suppl 1)

Answers and full source code are found in the resources page.

Python: Programming Art provides more material at level 1 for those readers who are enjoying their coding at this level but are not quite ready to move on to the next level.

In this book you learn how to use Python's popular turtle module to draw some fantastic art really quickly and in the second half of the book build an awesome art app that is not a paint program or a drawing app but something quite unique and different.

More importantly, by the end of the book, you should be able to write your own short programs and be able to fully customise your art apps into a new app that is truly your own.



Chapter 1

Ch.1 - Introducing turtle
In this Chapter you will learn how to:

   >>> import the turtle module
   >>> make your turtle move around in all directions
   >>> change what the turtle looks like.




PythonProgrammingArt-Ch1.pdf


Chapter 2

Ch.2 - Shapes, colour and repetition
In this Chapter you will learn how to:

   >>> draw circles, squares and polygons
   >>> change the colour of your lines
   >>> fill your shapes with colour
   >>> make Python do more with less code.

Chapter 3

Ch.3 - Getting creative
In this Chapter you will learn how to:

   >>> change the colour of the turtle, the background and the pen
   >>> fill shapes with colour
   >>> change the speed of the turtle
   >>> organise your code so that it is easy to experiment with.



Building an art app:

Chapter 4

Ch.4 - From small beginnings
In this Chapter you will learn how to:

   >>> add background images to tkinter projects
   >>> write some more functions
   >>> call functions with key presses on your keyboard.

Chapter 5

Ch.5 - Red lines are not enough
In this Chapter you will learn how to:

   >>> change the line colour
   >>> change the line thickness
   >>> attach functions to buttons instead of key presses
   >>> adjust the size of buttons.

Chapter 6

Ch.6 - Stamping and painting
In this Chapter you will learn how to:

   >>> organise buttons into frames
   >>> make a function to add an image to your canvas
   >>> attach functions to mouse movements.

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Cambridge University Press - Black Flag: A Coding Club Mission (book black flag)

Welcome to Black Flag: A Coding Club Mission

In Marshall Trent’s Reunited Kingdom every citizen of New Edgehill has a neurochip implanted within them that links directly to the Neuralnet.

The Neuralnet sees and records every thought, movement and microscopic detail of every life in New Edgehill. Absolute control!

Cal Jones believes he is no different from everyone else. That is until he saves the life of Sasha and learns that everything that he thought was true is in fact a lie. He discovers an underground group, the Anarchists, living outside of the Neuralnet and harbouring a secret which will change his life forever.


Read the Book

Matt Langley has written a fantastic, imaginative and exciting novel for the Coding Club series. You can even read the first Chapter now: http://codingclub.co.uk/uploaded_pdfs/BlackFlag_sample.pdf

More info at http://codingclub.co.uk/black_flag.php

Join Danni as you train as an Anarchist


This is a Coding Club mission. This means that you can get far more involved in this book than any other you have read before – should you wish to. To register for free, all you need to do is enter an activation code and fill in a short form. Unfortunately we cannot just leave activation codes in plain view. You will have to visit the Black Flag website and think like a true hacker – ignore the visuals and dig into the code!

I will guide you throughout your training as an Anarchist agent. You will solve many of the assignments that Cal, Sasha and I face in our struggle. Do not worry if you are still a novice programmer, there is lots of guidance and hints along the way.

All the preparation that is necessary is that you have worked through Coding Club: Python Basics. Alternatively you should be fine if you have learnt a little Python 3 some other way. You simply need to have a grasp of how to write variables and functions, perform simple maths operations and manipulate strings. You should also know how to save and load files in IDLE.

It is not going to be easy, but trying to save the World never is!

R190.00  Inc VAT
Cambridge University Press - Python: Interactive Adventures supplement 2 (book Python Interactive Adventures)

This is the Python: Interactive Adventures home page. Answers and full source code are found in the resources page.

Python: Interactive Adventures is the latest book to be added to the series and provides more material at level 2 for programmers at this level. It is written as an alternative and extension to Python: Next Steps. The material introduced at this level is very powerful and enables young programmers to produce a whole variety of exciting Apps but many students will want to consolidate by studying both level 2 books before moving on. While both books introduce tuples, lists and dictionaries Next Steps also delves into building and designing sophisticated GUIs. Interactive Adventures, on the other hand, explores how to go about breaking longer programs into manageable tasks which are easier to approach or share among a group of friends.

In the first part of this book you write a card trick script, create a small e-book reader and an app to help you encrypt and and decode messages. The big project involves building an interactive story based app that you can then customise with your own images, story and puzzles. The bonus app provides a short interactive mystery story, with a heap of special effects you can explore and add to your own apps.

Chapter 1

Ch.1 - Data types
In this Chapter you will:

   >>> learn about data types
   >>> learn about tuples, lists and dictionaries
   >>> make a 'magic' card trick app
.

PythonInteractiveAdventures-Ch1.pdf

Chapter 2

Ch.2 - The Caesar machine
In this Chapter you will learn how to:

   >>> do modulus addition
   >>> manipulate strings
   >>> use for loops
   >>> develop a simple algorithm
   >>> turn an algorithm into Python code.

Chapter 3

Ch.3 - A simple ebook reader
In this Chapter you are going to:

   >>> learn more about loops
   >>> learn more about tkinter widgets
   >>> learn how to import text files into your applications
   >>> build a simple GUI to control your ebook reader.

Chapter 4

Ch.4 - An old-school adventure
In this Chapter you are going to:

   >>> make your own infinite loop
   >>> learn more about dictionaries, lists and tuples
   >>> create a simple map for an adventure story
   >>> learn how to make a simple text-based menu.

Chapter 5

Ch.5 - Writing a story
In this Chapter you are going to:

   >>> learn even more about dictionaries, lists and tuples
   >>> consider how to program an interactive adventure
   >>> add a story to your game
   >>> create a map for an adventure story.

Chapter 6

Ch.6 - An adventure game console
In this Chapter you are going to:

   >>> build a GUI for your game
   >>> learn more about arranging tkinter widgets in frames.

Chapter 7

Ch 7 - A mysterious mystery
In this Chapter you are going to:

   >>> add the story to the GUI
   >>> think about how to divide up tasks.


R149.90  Inc VAT
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ GPIO-232 Expansion Board LED Nixie Tube 485 232 UART Keys Multifunction GPIO Extension Board (GPIO training board)

Description:


1. RS485 module
2. RS232 module(green DB9)
3. EEPROM (24 c16)
4. Three LEDs
5. Three buttons
6. A buzzer
7. 4 in 1 digital tube
8. The rest of the IO mouth raises
9. TF card module (SPI)

 

 

Package Includes:

1 X GPIO Expansion Board

R379.90  Inc VAT
Code Club Book of Scratch - Volume 1 (book code club scratch V1)



The first ever Code Club book is here! With it, 
you'll learn how to code using Scratch, the block-based programming language. In each chapter you’ll find instructions to build cool games, animations, and interactive stories. Your friendly robot guide will aid you step-by-step through each project and give you handy tips along the way.


• Learn to code using Scratch, the block-based language
• Follow step-by-step guides to create games and animations
• Use the magic glasses to reveal secret hints
• The spiral binding allows the book to lay flat 
• Includes 24 exclusive Code Club stickers!


R119.90  Inc VAT
The MagPi Simple Electronics with GPIO Zero (book simple electronics)

Create stunning electronics projects with your Raspberry Pi using our 100 page GPIO Zero Essentials guide.

Using the GPIO pins on your Raspberry Pi opens up a whole new world of possibilities. While it might seem daunting at first glance, with our help you’ll be creating electronic circuits and controlling them with the Python programming language within minutes. Grab your breadboard and start taking control of the real world with your Raspberry Pi today!

Learn from simple electronics projects across 12 chapters:

  • Program LED lights
  • Add a push button to your project
  • Build a motion sensing alarm
  • Create your own distance rangefinder
  • Make a laser-powered tripwire
  • Build a Raspberry Pi robot
  • and much more
R109.90  Inc VAT
Rear Bike Light Project Kit (KT bike kit)
Product Description

This easy build bike light kit has just ten parts, making it a good introduction to electronics. The kit uses two ultra bright red LEDs, which flash rapidly, providing a highly visible light. Making it ideal for use as a rear bike light.

Alternatively it can be used as a night safety product or flashing eyes.

Features:

  • Easy build kit making a great introduction to electronics.
  • Great visibility for night time safety.

Contents:

  • 1 x 2xAA Battery Cage with Leads.
  • 2 x 470K Resistor.
  • 1 x 33R Resistor.
  • 2 x Capacitor, Electrolytic, 16V, 10uF.
  • 2 x BC547 NPN Transistor.
  • 2 x Red 5mm Water Clear LED - 30deg - 1000mCd.

Dimensions:

  • Length: 48.5mm.
  • Width: 25.5mm.

Requires:


Resources:


This easy build bike light kit has just ten parts, making it a good introduction to electronics. The kit uses two ultra bright red LEDs, which flash rapidly, providing a highly visible light. Making it ideal for use as a rear bike light.

Alternatively it can be used as a night safety product or flashing eyes.

Caution:

  • This is an educational kit and should be used in conjunction with a commercially available bike light.
R59.90  Inc VAT
LED Torch Kit With Battery (KT torch kit)
Product Description

The LED torch uses a white 5000mCd ultra bright LED. Power is supplied by an N size 12 volt battery, which is included in the kit. The torch comes complete with a slide on off switch.

With just four parts the kit makes a great introduction to electronics.

Features:

  • Easy build torch kit makes a great introduction to soldering.
  • Ultra bright torch.

Contents:

  • 1 x N Size Holder.
  • 1 x N Size 12V Battery.
  • 1 x White 5mm Water Clear LED - 15deg - 5000mCd.
  • 1 x 680R Resistor.
  • 1 x PCB Mount Slide Switch.
  • 1 x White LED Torch Project Kit PCB

Dimensions:

  • PCB Length: 79.5mm.
  • PCB Width: 15mm.

Video on this kit and Ohms law available at https://youtu.be/3MRZxwRRpEk

Requires:


Resources:




R69.90  Inc VAT
Easy Build Timer Project Kit (KT timer kit)
Product Description

With its low part count this easy build timer project makes a good introduction to electronics. The timer uses a resistor capacitor network to provide a time delay of between 1 second and 4 minutes, which is set by the PCB mount variable resistor. When the button is pressed the LED changes from red to green, then at the end of the time interval it turns red.

Features:

  • Easy build timer kit.
  • When the time set has been reached the LED changes colour.
  • The time delay can be adjusted via the variable resistor.

Contents:

  • 1 x 2AA Battery Cage.
  • 1 x 47Ω Resistor.
  • 2 x 10KΩ Resistors.
  • 1 x 1MΩ Potentiometer.
  • 1 x Capacitor, Electrolytic, 10V, 1 mF.
  • 1 x BC558 PNP Transistor.
  • 1 x Tri colour 5mm diffused LED - 650mCd.
  • 1 x 6mm PCB Mount Tactile Switch 9.5mm Height.
  • 1 x Easy Build Timer PCB

Dimensions:

  • PCB Length: 54mm.
  • PCB Width: 26mm.

Requires:


Resources:

Note:

  • This kit requires soldering.
R69.90  Inc VAT
Air Freshener Kit (KT fan kit)
Product Description

This kit uses a silent low current motor to spin a fan, making it perfect to circulate air through an air freshener containing potpourri or it can be used to move a light weight buggy. The electronics take no power in standby and when the switch is pressed the motor spins for up to 100 seconds. This time is adjustable via the on board variable resistor.

Features:

  • Silent motor.
  • Adjustable timer.

Contents:

  • 1 x Battery Holder With Leads (2x AA).
  • 1 x 1K Resistor 5%.
  • 1 x 1M resistor.
  • 1 x PCB Trimmer 1M POT.
  • 1 x 16V 220uF Electrolytic Capacitor.
  • 2 x BC547 NPN Transistor.
  • 1 x Miniature Push to Make Switch, Red.
  • 1 x Low Inertia Solar Motor - 1820 RPM.
  • 1 x 55mm White Four Blade Miniature Impeller.
  • 0.5m Connecting Wire.
  • 1 x Air Freshener PCB.

Dimensions:

  • Length: 46mm.
  • Width: 28mm.

Requires:

Resources:

This kit is supplied in a grip seal bag.


R99.90  Inc VAT
Heat Activated Switch (KT heat switch kit)
Product Description

This temperature activated project kit is also available as a light activated project kit. The output of this board can be used to control other electronic circuits, turning them on automatically when it goes hot or cold.

The board has space for an LED with current limit resistor (both available separately) which will light when the output turns on.

The Darlington pair transistor configuration allows an output current of up to half an amp to be controlled. Operating voltage 3V to 10V (lower voltages allow for better adjustment of the switching point).

Features:

  • The Temperature Switch Kit detects the temperature of its surroundings using a thermistor.
  • The kit acts as an automated on/off switch (temperature dependent).

Contents:

  • 1 x 47KΩ Potentiometer.
  • 2 x BC337 NPN Transistors.
  • 1 x Thermistor.
  • 1 x 220Ω Resistor.
  • 1 x Heat Activated Switch PCB

Possible applications include:

  • Babies bath over temperature indicator.
  • Automatic fan.

Dimensions:

  • PCB Length: 53mm.
  • PCB Width: 25.5mm.

Requires:


Resources:


Note:

  • This kit requires soldering.
R53.90  Inc VAT
Steady Hand Terminal Project Kit (KT steady hand kit)

Product description:

This easy build steady hand game kit requires no soldering. Terminal blocks are used to connect the battery pack, buzzer, game loop and wire, such that when the loop touches the wire the buzzer sounds.

Features:

  • Requires no soldering.
  • Steady hand loop game.

Contents (per kit):

  • 1 x 2xAA Battery Cage with Leads.
  • 1 x 60cm length Extra Flexible Wire, Black.
  • 1 x 1m length Solid Core Cable.
  • 1 x 10cm length Black Heat Shrink, 2.4mm.
  • 4 x Terminal Block.

Requires:

  • 2 x AA Batteries.

Resources:

R64.90  Inc VAT
Battery Tester Project Kit (KT battery tester kit)
Product Description

This kit uses a single AA battery holder into which the user places a battery. LEDs then illuminate to show the remaining capacity of the battery. The circuit uses a quad operational amplifier to provide a reference voltage and comparators to determine which LEDs should go on. This makes it a great kit for studying operational amplifiers.

Testing of the kit can be performed using an adjustable power supply.

Features:

  • Displays battery charge level with 4 LEDs.
  • Great for showing how operational amplifiers work.

Contents:


Dimensions:

  • PCB Length: 68.5mm.
  • PCB Width: 38mm.

Requires:

  • 4 x AA Batteries.

Resources:


This kit is supplied in a simple grip seal bag.

R96.90  Inc VAT
Relay Board (KT relay kit)
Product Description

This is a versatile relay board kit that can easily be configured via jumpers and trimmer potentiometers to do a range of tasks.

Most sensor and switches can be connected to the input of the board and the trigger level set for the input device. This can be inverted if required, then there is the option to feed this straight to the relay or a timer of up to 25 minutes can be used. Irrespective of the state of the invert jumper whenever the sense LED goes from off to on the timer restarts.#

The board can run off any voltage from 4.5 to 6 volts.

The output cans switch DC or mains.

This datasheet details what the board does and how to use it along with some worked examples. A more detailed set of information including the build instructions & how to configure the kit can also be downloaded.

Click here to download the full teaching notes pdf_icon.gif

WARNING: Using mains electricity can be dangerous and should only be attempted by qualified electricians.

This kit includes:

  • 3 x 100Kohm resistors
  • 3 x 220ohm resistors
  • 1 x 47Kohm resistors
  • 1 x 1Mohmpotentiometer
  • 1 x 10Mohm potentiometer
  • 2 x 1N4001 diodes
  • 2 x 5mm red LEDs
  • 1 x 100uF capacitors, electrolytic
  • 1 x 4.7uF capacitors, electrolytic
  • 1 x 2N7000 n-channel FET
  • 2 x 2 way terminal blocks
  • 1 x 3 way terminal blocks
  • 1 x LM324 operational amplifier IC
  • 1 x 14 pin IC holder
  • 2 x 3 way pinstrip
  • 2 x Jumpers
  • 1 x Relay
  • 1 x Relay board PCB

PCB dimensions: 86.5mm x 49mm.

This kit is supplied as a pack of parts and requires soldering.

R159.90  Inc VAT
Deluxe Rear Bike Light Kit (KT deluxe bike kit)
Product Description

The Kitronik Deluxe Rear Bike Light Kit is easy to build kit and is an excellent way to learn about the very popular 555 timer IC. The kit uses four ultra bright LEDs that can be operated in two modes; constant and flashing.

A key design aim of the kit was that it should conform to all relevant British Standard measures. Both the flash rate and brightness conform to British Standards for vehicle road lighting (2005), making it ideal for use as a rear bike light. Alternatively, it can be used as a night safety product or flashing eyes.

During testing we connected the kit to 3 x AAA batteries and ran it continuously. At 80 hours of continuous use the LEDs were still lit at full brightness. After 107 hours, although still lit, the brightness had dropped below the level at which you would want to use them. So, we estimate that with brand new batteries you could comfortably run the light for 2 hours of daily commuting for at least an entire month with the LEDs still at full brightness.

Features:

  • An easy to build rear bike light project that conforms to British Standards for vehicle road lighting (2005) for both brightness and flash rate.
  • Learn about the very popular 555 timer IC.
  • The kit features 4 x bright LEDs.
  • It has two operating modes; continuous and flashing.
  • Its compact design makes it the ideal choice for designing custom enclosures.

Contains:


Dimensions:

  • PCB Length: 52.6mm.
  • PCB Width: 37.6mm.
  • PCB Thickness: 1.6mm.

Video: https://youtu.be/KPPh7Nwa1ts

Requires:


Resources:

R104.90  Inc VAT
Electronics Kids School Science Educational 1st circuit Project (first basic circuit)
Features:

  • Enrich children's leisure life, cultivate hands-on ability, and consolidate knowledge.
  • Assisting teachers and parents in better physics teaching.
  • Let kindergarten children and elementary school students learn physical knowledge, hands-on to form a simple series circuit


Specifications:

  • Color: Green+Black (As Picture Show)
  • Material: Plastic
  • Battery: 2*AA Battery (Not included)

Package Contents:

1 x Bulb Holder
1 x Battery Holder
1 x Switch
1 x Bulb
1 x Conductive Line
(batteries not included)
R49.90  Inc VAT
CamJam EduKit (CamJam EduKit)
The CamJam EduKit is your way into the world of building electronic circuits and programming the Raspberry Pi in Python.

 

The CamJam EduKit features the following components all neatly packaged in a tin:
• A 400pt breadboard
• 3 LEDs (Red, Yellow and Green)
• A button
• A buzzer
• Resistors and jumper cables

 

The kit is accompanied by a set of downloadable worksheets that will take you through a series of exercises from writing a simple program in the Python programming language to lighting up LEDs, reading button presses and making a buzzer go beep! Whereas other products come pre-assembled, the CamJam EduKit introduces you to the world of breadboarding and building electronic circuits yourself, which we think is much more exciting!

 

All the worksheets are freely available to download from http://camjam.me/edukit

 

The CamJam EduKit is a joint venture between The Pi Hut and the Cambridge Raspberry Jam (CamJam). Profits from the sale of the kit will go to CamJam so that they can continue their educational and community work.
R119.90  Inc VAT
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