Sam of Look Mum No Computer and Estefannie of Estefannie Explains It All did a Secret Santa project exchange with a bunch of other YouTubers. In these two videos, they explain the projects they built and reveal the projects they received.
For Estefannie, Sam built a keyboard that her cats could play. A laser sweeps back and forth onto giant buttons that the cat can press to play music. That was the idea, anyway. Cats find it fascinating, but don’t bother to mash the buttons. But, Estefannie’s cats do meow to it and run into the room every time SHE plays it, so it’s more of a cat-summoning keyboard.
For her recipient (James Bruton), Estefannie built a nervous little robot that runs around aimlessly. It’s a tribute to 2020.
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