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Celebrate #NationalColoringBookDay and Learn About Electronics

Did you know that August 2nd is National Coloring Book Day? Did you also know that Ladyada has coloring books?

Coloring books are an amazing entry into the creative process. Whether you are picking up a crayon for the first time or are practicing mindful meditation in retirement, coloring can help you explore.

In the Adafruit store we have some fun coloring books on electronics that are sure to help kids learn and imagine!


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Coloring book – “Ladyada’s E is for electronics”

– Ladyada’s “E is for Electronics” is a coloring book adventure with electronic components and their inventors.

Makers of all ages can learn, color, and share common parts and historical figures throughout history. Explore the world of electronics with Ladyada as your guide! (read more)


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Ladyada’s Coloring book – “R is for Robots”

– Ladyada’s R is for Robotics is a coloring book adventure with robots, their inventors and more.

Makers of all ages can learn, color and share their favorite robots and roboticists.

Ranging from Isaac Asimov and his three laws of robotics to the Jacquard loom, the R is for Robotics A-Z coloring book is not just an art class endeavor, but also a history lesson and a homage to the past and to the future of robotics. (read more)


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Toolshed Coloring Book – by Lee John Phillips

– In 2013, illustrator Lee John Phillips began a project of one drawing a day, documenting the miscellany from his late grandfather’s shed. Philips’ Shed Project has enjoyed widespread coverage in the media and around the world. (read more)

You can learn more about National Coloring Book Day here!





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