Kniwwelino® is a technology-rich creative environment to learn coding and electronics


Learn the basics of programming: Kniwwelino® contains a circuit board based on the Arduino® and Wi-Fi™ technologies and a visual programming interface.

A fun environment: The online visual programming interface, in which blocks are assembled like a puzzle, has been designed especially for children. Extensions can be connected to the board to enable them to learn about electronics.

Learning by doing: An extensive catalogue of tested and approved fun activities makes progressive and independent learning easier. Kniwwelino® lets children think up and create their own projects.

Creative kits: Ready-to-use kits are available to introduce them to and let them create their first projects.


By the way, the name Kniwwelino is a composition of the luxembourgish word "kniwwelen", that means to craft something, "ino"should show the deep affinity to the Arduino ecosystem and finally "Lino"as a name has a relation to lion, which is the heraldic animal of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.


Key characteristics

  • Complete documentation and tools available in 3 languages (FR, DE, EN)
  • No installation required
  • Compatible with PC, Mac® and tablets
  • Program transfer via Wi-Fi™
  • Possibility to interconnect Kniwwelino® circuit boards with each other or with other connected objects
  • Visual programming interface compatible with a wide range of extensions

What we offer


New! The Kniwwelino board with shell is available for 15,00 €.

New! We offer a Kniwwelino Kit (which includes a Kniwwelino card, 1 light sensor, 1 buzzer, 1 distance sensor, 1 temperature sensor and 2 180° servo motors) for 59,00 €. An associated battery (autonomy 60h) can be ordered for 14,00 €.

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Online visual programing available

Kniwwelino Arduino library available on GitHub


Documentation and Instructions

Instructions and example projects available on


Workshops and trainings

On request we hold Kniwwelino workshops and trainings for children and adults. Please contact us for an offer.


Kniwwelino was developed by LIST, supported by the FNR through the projects Bee Creative for Kids and Kniwwelino to school. We would like to thank all our partners for their support.

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An initiative of the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)
5, avenue des Hauts Fourneaux
L-4362 Esch-sur-Alzette
Tel: +352 275 888-1  / Mail: infolistlu