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Old-school two-way pager with Arduino
Intermediate
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Send and receive real SMS text messages with your Arduino! A self-contained texting device with its own SIM card and phone number.

ScottTV: A Simple Media Player For My Autistic Son
Advanced
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Work in progress

I needed a simple media player that my son can understand. I could not find a commercial solution, so I built one based on a Raspberry Pi.

IoT Flaming and Talking Pumpkin using AWS and ESP8266
Intermediate
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Scare those little ghouls this Halloween with fire. Simply press your Amazon Dash (or IoT) button and within 5 seconds Boom!

RGB / RFID Lamp
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Full instructions

An interactive RGB lamp. Great for kids!

AI LCD friend!
Easy
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Full instructions

An LCD buddy that reacts to you!

magic button trick
Easy
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Full instructions

Build a magic trick to amaze your friends that uses the micro:bit’s compass to detect a nearby magnet!

magic button trick

Team micromonsters

Jet Jones
Intermediate
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Building a jetpack for my 5yo who is obsessed with Royden Lepp's graphic novel Rust whose protagonist is a small cyborg boy with a jetpack.

Otto - build your own robot in one hour!
Easy
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An interactive robot that anyone can make! Otto is very easy to 3d print and assemble, walks, dances, makes sounds and avoids obstacles.

Musical Bear
Intermediate
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Full instructions

A teddy bear that runs two melodies combined with a light pattern of Rainbow LEDs.

My 5-year Old Son Wrote His First Program
Easy
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Protip

As a Dad, I want to teach my son to do software development. With bash command line, he made the computer talk. Proud Dad.

What should I wear outside?
Intermediate
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Full instructions

A whimsical weather clock powered by Particle and forecast.io

Brick Droid
Easy
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Full instructions

Using a Particle Photon, a few servos, and some toy building bricks....you can build your own autonomous droid with the kids!

Tiny Outrun
Intermediate
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Work in progress

The world's smallest Outrun clone, using Tiny Screen & TinyDuino.

Brick Bot
Easy
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Protip

A one-stop-skill for your LEGO® needs! Alexa can tell you available sets, themes, and sub-themes and give you details based on set numbers.

Build a cheap BB8 puppet
Intermediate
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Full instructions

Can't afford a real robot? This puppet of BB8 has a moving head and is easy to build.

You Can't Creep up on This Creepy Cauldron!
Intermediate
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Full instructions

This interactive witch's cauldron gets progressively creepier the closer you come!

Practice with Math Dog on Alexa
Intermediate
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Full instructions

BrownDog Tech brings out a new Alexa Skill that helps kids and adults alike practice and strengthen basic math facts.

Daily Buzzword
Easy
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Protip

This Amazon Alexa skill reads the definition of the Merriam-Webster Daily Buzzword from their website with an optional example usage & quiz.

Daily Buzzword

Team IrishClanger

Snap Circuits® - Snapduino SCR Motor
Easy
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Full instructions

Learn how to control an analog motor using an SCR from the Snapduino.

Neopixel LED EyeBall
Intermediate
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Full instructions

I made a eye-ball using LED Tape Neopixel. It blink and pupil is moved to the left and right.

Snap Circuits® - Snapduino Solar
Easy
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Full instructions

Run your Snapduino from a solar panel.

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