We’re crunching leaves under our feet, we’re slurping apple cider, we’re marking up our calendars with trips to the pumpkin patch, which all means…Halloween is just around the corner! And we are so here for it.
That being said, it can be tricky picking just the right flourish to tie together your costume design or finish your fright-tastic front-lawn setup, so we thought we’d treat you to a list of some of our spooky season favorites. Check out our Halloween Gift Guide here.
Click through to see some of our fav products and guides from the Adafruit Learning System that will make your Halloween a little bit spookier!
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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.
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