We've been asked about Python versions for the Kitronik Inventor's Kit for the BBC micro:bit - check out this link to some of the Python example files. There's also a bunch of add-on kits so you can go even further with your Kitronik Inventor's Kit!
Automate real devices with the Pimoroni Automation:bit using drag and drop makecode in the browser. It's a great way for kids aged 8+ to build robust projects, using the micro:bit's built-in sensors and buttons - you can even connect external controls using the screw in wire terminals. No soldering required!