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# 252757 10-Jul-2019 14:39
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I have two Raspberry Pi 3b+ that I originally bought for the kids. Have unsuccessfully tried selling them recently, so may as well use them. 




Can anyone suggest some fun pi projects suitable for a 9 year old boy to get started? 

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  # 2274009 10-Jul-2019 14:41
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minecraft server thing that I dont really understand


are the 2 things that kids I know use them for.



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  # 2274016 10-Jul-2019 14:56
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Check library for books such as Raspberry Pi For Kids (Dummies series)



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  # 2274095 10-Jul-2019 15:30
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Grab a dev shield and wire up lights and sensors and motors. Program with Scratch. 


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  # 2274146 10-Jul-2019 15:54
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What's he in to? Robots? Lego? Video games? Coding? TV? The weather? Racing / RC cars?


There's lots that can be done with a Raspberry Pi as a base, depends on what direction he wants to take.

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  # 2274152 10-Jul-2019 16:18
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Recursion: See recursion.
“It is important not to let the perfect become the enemy of the good, even when you can agree on what perfect is. Doubly so when you can't. As unpleasant as it is to be trapped by past mistakes, you can't make any progress by being afraid of your own shadow during design.”

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