Make: Tech DIY

Easy Electronics Projects for Parents and Kids


Author: Ji Sun Lee,Jaymes Dec

Publisher: Maker Media, Inc.

ISBN: 1680451731

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 192

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Kid Crafts introduces younger children to the magic of electronics through the softer side of circuits! Young explorers will learn about electronics through sewing and craft projects aimed at maker parents and their children, elementary school teachers, and kids' activity leaders. Each project introduces new skills and new components in a progressive series of projects that take learners from the very basics to understanding how to use components such as sensors, transistors, and timers. The book is breezy, highly illustrated, and fun for everyone!

Earth-Friendly Engineering Crafts


Author: Veronica Thompson

Publisher: Lerner Publications ™

ISBN: 154153753X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 7292

What can you engineer from recycled materials? This books has loads of ideas! Construct an airplane from cardboard and a plastic bottle, transform an old T-shirt into a working wind sock, and build a small city from plastic containers. Detailed instructions and photos of the steps and the finished product will guide crafty engineers-in-training to make engineering-themed projects. Extend learning with additional photos of the maker process, accessible online via QR code.

The Crafty Kids Guide to DIY Electronics: 20 Fun Projects for Makers, Crafters, and Everyone in Between


Author: Helen Leigh

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1260142841

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 288

View: 5567

Craft awesome DIY electronics projects using fabric, paper, and creativity-- no prior experience necessary! This fun TAB guide provides an entertaining, hands-on introduction to electronics and making. The book contains 20 DIY projects that teach electronics and craft skills using inexpensive, readily available materials. You’ll also find four fun interviews with awesome makers. The author explains how to work with conductive thread, sewable LEDs, copper tape, small motors, simple sensors, and more. Written by a dedicated hobbyist, The Crafty Kid's Guide to DIY Electronics: 20 Fun Projects for Makers, Crafters, and Everyone in Between focuses on paper circuits, soft circuits, wearables, and robots. Designed for children interested in exploring, the book is also ideal for established hobbyists with senses of humor! Inside you’ll discover how to: •Get up and running with electronics and crafting•Build interactive paper projects that light up, buzz, vibrate, and dance•Use cardboard and origami—even create a pop-up cityscape with lights!•Make sewing projects that use conductive thread and electricity•Assemble a constellation night light and a grumpy monster with a tilt sensor•Add wearable technology to your gadgets•Make an LED paper flower crown and a mood badge•Work with robotics and develop your own robot-based projects•Construct an extremely effective robot alarm clock

Maker Dad

Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects


Author: Mark Frauenfelder

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 054411454X

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 224

View: 8147

In the spirit of The Daring Book for Girls, the first DIY project guide for fathers and daughters from the founder of Boing Boing and editor-in-chief ofMAKE magazine.

Sew Electric

A Collection of DIY Projects That Combine Fabric, Electronics, and Sewing


Author: Leah Buechley,Kanjun Qiu

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780989795609

Category: Arduino (Programmable controller)

Page: 185

View: 6354

If you're interested in interactive toys, light-up fashions, or smart accessories, this book is for you! Sew Electric is a set of hands-on LilyPad Arduino tutorials that bring together craft, electronics, and programming. The book walks you through the process of designing and making a series of quirky customizable projects including a sparkling bracelet, a glow in the dark bookmark, a fabric piano, and a monster that sings when you hold its hands. Play with cutting-edge technologies and learn sewing, programming, and circuit design along the way. It's a book for all ages. Explore the projects with your friends, your parents, your kids, or your students! - from Amazon (from back cover.)

Nursery Retailer


Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Nurseries (Horticulture)

Page: N.A

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The Wall Street Journal



Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Barron's national business and financial weekly

Page: N.A

View: 2332