Getting started with Arduino and electronics can be quite a daunting but highly rewarding task. Fortunately there are an abundance of fantastic resources available online to help get you started.
Notably one of our re sellers, Core Electronics has just released a free, comprehensive Arduino Workshop for Beginners which is a great tool to help get you started. The workshop is comprised of a video series which covers the everything from "what is Arduino" to specifics such as how you can use SPI, I2C, EEPROM or interrupts in your projects. You can view the first video in the series below:
If you have been wanting to get started with Arduino our Experimenter's Kit for Arduino provides some great hardware and project guides to get you started:
The package includes a wide variety of parts, sensors and modules including: a servo motor, lights, buttons, switches, sound, sensors, breadboard, wires and more. Furthermore, a Freetronics Eleven Arduino-compatible board is included to make this an extensive hobby experimenter, inventor and starter kit. The kit also includes a great project and instruction booklet, plus access to a supporting web page and software examples. To get started or for more information, and to place a pre-order for our next batch of kits, checkout the product page.