NEW GUIDE: A Chatty Light-Up Circuit Playground Express Mask #CircuitPlaygroundExpress #AdafruitLearningSystem #COVID19 #MakeCode @Adafruit @KathyCeceri @MSMakeCode

A new guide in the Adafruit Learning System: Chatty Light-Up Circuit Playground Express Mask

Most of the time, we wear masks to help us stay safe. But sometimes, it’s fun to add a little life to your facewear. This mask uses an Adafruit Circuit Playground Express board to flash a shiny smile whenever you talk, using its built-in sound sensor and easy-to-learn Microsoft MakeCode programming!

This mask itself is simple to sew by hand or on a machine and comfortable to wear. It’s got two layers of fabric with a pouch that can hold a filter — or your CPX.

It’s a great project for kids (or anyone) who are just learning to sew and learning to code!

See this new guide now > > >


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