The Raspberry Pi Zero is a simple platform to use to get started in electronics. Thanks to GrovePi-Zero, you are going to have an even easier time completing your own internet of things projects. It lets you use various Grove sensors for advanced projects. GrovePi Zero has a compact design and lets you code for it in Python, C, Java, and Scratch.
To get started, simply plug in your sensors, and you are ready to go. No fancy tools required. This educational kit is currently getting funded on Kickstarter.