TL;DR: Through March 5, you can slash an extra 24% off the CircuitPet(Opens in a new tab) handheld virtual pet coding kit and pick it up for just $83.99. That’s 30% in savings total from the usual $119.99 MSRP.

’90s kids know the true love of a Tamagotchi pet…and the pain of losing one after forgetting to feed it. If you’re feeling nostalgic for this simpler time, we have some good news. The digital pet has received a major upgrade with CircuitPet. 

CircuitPet allows you to build and code your very own handheld virtual pet(Opens in a new tab), and comes with a great pedigree after being featured at the Consumer Electronics Show(Opens in a new tab) among the latest and greatest new inventions. And you can currently snag one for over $25 off during the Tech Innovations Seen at CES campaign, running now through March 5, which drops the price down to $83.99 with no coupon code required.

Enjoy a DIY Tamagotchi-inspired experience with CircuitPet, an educational toy that lets you learn the fundamentals of STEM(Opens in a new tab) while creating your very own digital pet. If you’re totally new to the world of coding, don’t worry. This is a great way to master hardware and coding skills and end up with an awesome little pet to play with, take care of, love, and help grow. 

The instructions are super straightforward, just follow the anatomy guide to learn about the parts that make CircuitPet bring your digital buddy to life, then follow the step-by-step build guide that includes over 100 photos. The usage guide provides tips and tricks on how to use CircuitPet, and the included coding guide is super beginner-friendly and includes detailed instructions. 

Once you’ve built your CircuitPet, you can continuously check in and make sure they’re doing alright. It also includes six pre-loaded mini-games that allow you to collect XP and make your pet happier, while leveling up your character at the same time. 

Enjoy a little nostalgia while getting a present-day lesson in STEM with CircuitPet: Build and Code Your Own Handheld Virtual Pet(Opens in a new tab). It’s on sale for just $83.99, no coupon code needed, until March 5 at 11:59 p.m. PT. 

Prices subject to change.

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