The breakout board incorporates flyback diodes to protect your circuit from inductive kickback, and the also serves as a convenient base to mount the motors. The kit includes the board, diodes, 6-pin header, a Switec X27.168 and 3d-printed needle.
If you want to get in on this initial offering act quickly - it closes in 12 days. The project has already exceeded the funding target. Nice work Adam!