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Already thinking about Halloween 2021? Elizabeth sent this project into us at email@example.com! Elizabeth says:
I made this candy dispenser for my daughter’s very small covid-cautious Halloween party. Kids were able to get their candy without coming in close contact. I used a CPX and Crickit and programed it with CircuitPython. My husband printed an attachment for the stepper motor and helped me bend the wire to make the candy bar dispenser. It all worked well and we hope to upgrade it for next year when we hope to have a regular Halloween.
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