If you’re still trying to perfect the ideal Pokémon Go trainer costume, you can go the extra mile by crafting an egg incubator to carry around. DIY Prop Shop shows how to make one in their latest episode. As with all their builds, they’ll show you how to make the prop for less than $50. Supplies for the incubator include a plastic jar, foam, epoxy, and other basics; you’ll find templates in the video’s description on YouTube. You could knock this project out in an afternoon and craft an egg from foam to go inside it.
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 code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, or even use Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for MakeCode, CircuitPython, 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.
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