The PICAXE is great, but on a breadboard, you'll like it even better. Many handy features make the AXE Stack more useful than just plugging your PICAXE into a breadboard!
Looking for a more flexibility out of your Sumovore, but you're not too up on programming? The PICAXE is a PIC-based solution, programmable with flowcharts - and we've added it to the Sumovore!
The PICAXE-18 Tutorial Kit is a flexible PICAXE-18 development board that is ideal for the classroom or self study.