I was able to solder up and complete the Game of Life kits in time for display at the IEEE’s booth at the Seattle Science Fair. The event was a success, with the goal to attract children and the young at heart to see something cool and ask questions regarding the world of electronics. Two parents asked where we purchased the kits and I gave them the Adafuit’s name and website.
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.