Circuit Playground Star Tree Topper via @BlitzCityDIY
Liz Clark, AKA BlitzCityDIY recently posted a remix of one of our Circuit Playground snap fit cases. Just in time for the holidays, this turns any Circuit Playground into a light-up tree topper. We printed it on our Creality CR-10S using Eryone Silky Gold PLA. A Circuit Playground Bluefruit works well here since we can change up the NeoPixel colors and animations. We wired up a JST slide switch adapter and used a 500mAh battery. The case has a built-in holder for the slide switch so it’s easy to turn it on/off. It also fits nicely on our Christmas tree! If you’d like to build your own, check it out on Thingiverse.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
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, 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.