There is no question that Arduino is one of the best platforms to learn electronics and build your own gadgets. The Arduino Essentials Learning Kit helps people new to this platform get started faster. It comes with temperature and light sensors, a servo motor, LED display, buttons, resistors, and other parts to help you get started. You also get an Arduino compatible NANO microprocessor.
The kit ships with lessons for blinking an LED and other simple projects. Costs under $250 at this time.