Dad makes giggle activated LED Minnie Mouse costume for his daughter #WearableWednesday #ElectronicHalloween

Adorable! Via Daily Mail.

A creative Californian dad has raised the bar for Halloween costumes by making his toddler a hilarious suit made from LED lights along with a video that became an online sensation – with over 22 million views.

Now that stick-figure costume has been upgraded to feature ears like Minnie Mouse and glow in many colors.

‘Zoey was a huge hit when we went to Disneyland,’ Dad, Royce Hutain, quipped on YouTube where he posted the video of his adorable toddler Zoey sporting her shiny new Halloween costume.

Hutain who is a photographer says he’s also ‘found himself in the LED stick figure costume business,’ following last year’s success and that while the new glow suit isn’t for sale yet, they will be sometime in the future on his website

For now, viewers can enjoy precious footage of his daughter who he calls, Glowy Zoey, as light up-Minnie Mouse illuminating cuteness in a dark room.

Not only can Zoey light up any dim space, she can also change the color of her LEDs by making a loud sound.

Twisted Sifter reports that the 2014 version of the costume had the LED strips hooked up to an Arduino microcontroller.

The microcontroller is responsive to sound and has a button in the back of one of the ears along with two potentiometers and a microphone in the front of the costume.
The outfit has 372 LEDS and 12 different modes.

The vibrant costume is a hit with kids and parents alike as it’s a sure-fire way to spot one’s child in a crowd of costumed trick-or-treaters.

Grown-ups who have an inner child shining from within can also sport it on the outside with the adult stick figure version of Glowy Zoey.

Read more.


Flora breadboard is Every Wednesday is Wearable Wednesday here at Adafruit! We’re bringing you the blinkiest, most fashionable, innovative, and useful wearables from around the web and in our own original projects featuring our wearable Arduino-compatible platform, FLORA. Be sure to post up your wearables projects in the forums or send us a link and you might be featured here on Wearable Wednesday!

Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.

Join 32,000+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community!

Have an amazing project to share? The Electronics Show and Tell is every Wednesday at 7pm ET! To join, head over to YouTube and check out the show’s live chat – we’ll post the link there.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more

CircuitPython – The easiest way to program microcontrollers –

Maker Business — Foxconn executive discusses the dramatically scaled back project in Wisconsin

Wearables — Flex your mind, flex your circuit board

Electronics — Damp Sponge vs Drenched Sponge

Python for Microcontrollers — Python on Microcontrollers Newsletter: New CircuitPython and MicroPython Minor Updates and More! #Python #CircuitPython @micropython @ThePSF

Adafruit IoT Monthly — eInk Postcard, VR Spectrum Instrumentation, and more!

Microsoft MakeCode — MakeCode Thank You!

EYE on NPI — Maxim’s Himalaya uSLIC Step-Down Power Module #EyeOnNPI @maximintegrated @digikey

New Products – Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! — JP’s Product Pick of the Week 6/28/22 USB/DC/Solar LiPo Charger bq24074 @adafruit @johnedgarpark #adafruit #newproductpick

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at !

No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.