Join me for Circuits Scouts on Maker Campus. I’m offering a NEW workshop on Maker Campus, the fantastic online platform for maker classes. Circuit Scouts for Educators and Parents will take place on Saturday, April 9 from 12 pm to 3 pm EST.
This project was originally published on Make: Projects. Use origami to fold a cute ladybug. Then add a small vibrating motor so that is skitters around. This is a really fun, easy variation on a vibrobot. What You’ll Need Origami paper, one sheet, red 3-volt coin battery (CR2032 or CR2025) Maker Tape or ¼-inch copper…
Make a simple light-up ghost using a ping pong ball, an LED, and craft supplies. It’s a great, inexpensive Halloween craft for classrooms, clubs, and makerspaces. In addition to being a fun and creative project, it teaches the basics of how a circuit work as well. Supplies: 5mm LED, any color 3v coin cell battery…
Use the Adafruit NeoTrellis M4 to control your computer and interact with a Scratch 16-Beat Sequencer. Have fun mixing your own beats and remixing the Scratch code.
Use the mico:bit in combination with SparkFun sensors to monitor the health of your hydroponics planter.
We’ve all been there: The third, fourth, or fifth (!) snow day of the winter, and you’re just out of ideas. If you bake one more cookie or pull out the watercolors again you might just lose your mind. Maybe you should just let them watch TV or play video games and call it done, right?
The Children Museum is volunteer-run and offers programs on select weekends at The PeopleCare Center in Bridgewater, NJ. Come and join us for interactive activities most typically suitable for children ages 3 to 9. Suggested donation: $3 per child.
Thought it’d be fun to mix nature sounds to create soundscapes for Maker Camp. So I used Adafruit’s NeoTrellis to mix up to 8 sounds and speed up or slow down the tempo.