51+ Raspberry Pi Projects for Beginners
These Raspberry Pi projects for beginners have been designed to be as easy as possible. Little to no knowledge of programming or Linux is required in order to get them to work.
These projects are a great example of some of the cool things you can do with the Pi. They are also a great way to learn a lot of the basics about the Pi such as software configurations, debugging, Linux commands much more.
If you’re also just looking for something that will just work and be running in no time, then these projects are also for you too. A project such as the media center is an excellent example of a project that you can easily setup, configure and have ready in less than an hour.
In this tutorial, we will be showing your how-to setup a Raspberry Pi Captive Portal by utilizing the popular nodogsplash software. A Captive Portal is a screen that will be shown initially to anyone who connects to your Wi-Fi Access Point. Before they can begin...read more
In this tutorial, we will be exploring how to set up a Raspberry Pi AirPlay Receiver. This tutorial primarily involves you connecting your Raspberry Pi to your speakers then installing software so that it becomes recognized as an AirPlay receiver on your internet...read more
This guide will show you how to build and set up your very own fully functional Raspberry Pi Alexa device that will respond to your voice commands just like Amazon Echo. This tutorial will show you how to utilize Alexa on your Raspberry Pi to build your own Amazon...read more
In this tutorial, we will be showing you how to set up your very own Raspberry Pi Minecraft PE server. This project is a cheap way of providing you with an always-on, Pocket Edition capable server. This setup stops you from having to leave your phone or computer...read more
For this project, we will be showing you how to setup and configure a Raspberry Pi NextCloud Server, this can act as your own personal "cloud" storage system. As time goes on the protection of your own privacy with 3rd party companies becomes harder and harder. This...read more
In this tutorial, we will be going through the steps on how to set up a basic Raspberry Pi TOR Access Point. Before you get started with this tutorial, you must have already completed our wireless access point tutorial as this tutorial is an extension of that. In this...read more
In this tutorial, we will be setting up a Raspberry Pi email notifier that makes use of the Sense Hat, and it will make use of the LED Matrix to display a visual notification of the status of your email. This email notifier is an excellent project to use alongside the...read more
A Raspberry Pi WiFi bridge is one of the best ways of providing internet access to a device that only supports an Ethernet connection. In this tutorial, we will show you how to setup a WiFi bridge, and how to setup dnsmasq correctly to allow any device to connect...read more
In this Raspberry Pi VPN access point tutorial, we will be exploring how to set up a VPN on a WiFi access point. This tutorial builds upon our previous Wireless Access Point tutorial but makes one significant change, and this is to route all the traffic through a VPN....read more
A Raspberry Pi wireless access point is a great way to extend the length of your Wi-Fi coverage and provide additional access into your network. In this tutorial, we will show you how to set up a wireless access point, and how to configure the multiple packages that...read more
In this tutorial, I will be going through the steps on how to set up a Raspberry Pi VPN server using the OpenVPN software. I will also go into setting up various things you must do to ensure that your connection is as secure as possible by setting up encryption keys....read more
Just to name a couple of the Raspberry Pi beginner projects we have on this website; the Pi time lapse, retro game emulator, webcam server and much more. (We also have much more coming in the near future)
If you want to check out our more extensive range of projects, then head over to the Raspberry Pi project page as this will have many tutorials ranging from just basic beginner stuff right through to the more advanced tutorials.
If you’re looking at getting started with the Raspberry Pi, then check out our page that has all the information you will need to get started. There is a lot to learn about the Pi especially on using the Linux based operating system correctly. However, with a few tutorials, you will be able to master the Pi in no time.
We also have plenty of guides that will help you take you through both stuff specific to Pi and even nonspecific. If you want to learn more about the Raspi config, Raspberry Pi SSH then you should definitely check it out.
We also have a guide on how to turn your time-lapse images into a video so you can show it off to all your friends. Again all these guides go well with the beginner Raspberry Pi Projects as they too show you all the basics.
There are many great Raspberry Pi accessories around that you can buy. If you’re looking at doing up your Pi with a cool looking case or looking to buy a kit that includes a Pi, then be sure check out our guides.
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We hope you enjoy these Raspberry Pi projects for beginners and be sure to check back soon as we have many more projects on the way.