Whether you’re a cosplay beginner or expert, it’s not a bad idea to consider the basics. Cosplayer Sachie can help with that. She covers some costume in and outs on her YouTube channel, including a tutorial for making a staff. She crafted the accessory for a Sailor Pluto costume from Worbla, insulation foam, spackling, and a few more supplies. Watch the above video to learn how the staff came together or read the how-to on Sachie’s blog.
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.