Homemade LED Light Cards

Use LED lights to make birthday and holiday cards that POP!

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1 Choose My Schedule

2 Is This Activity For Me?

Tablet posing and thinking
Stick figures of varying sizes waving

My age is between 8 - 14

Yellow and blue gear

All experience levels are welcome.

Child and mother stick figure standing

I can do this independently.

An open book

All reading levels are welcome.

3 More About my Activity

Bring your birthday or holiday cards to life by making them fun and flashy with LED lights! You could make a volcano that says LAVA YOU VERY MUCH! Or a birthday card where the cake & the candles are lit by LEDs! Mmmm, cake... I'm sorry, what were we doing? Oh yes, cards. Please join us.

4 What Materials Do I Need?

card stock or construction paper, LED lights ($1-$3 for a pack of 10), scotch tape, colored pencils or felts, watch battery (C2032 for example), copper tape (tin foil can be used), imagination

5 I learn useful skills too?

  • Communicating
  • Creative thinking
  • Critical & reflective thinking

6 My Guide!

Hello, I'm Glenn. I have had a lifelong interest in science, technology, nature, math, building things, & much more. Perhaps what makes me unique is that when I dress as a mad scientist, my friends tell me it's not a costume. Hope to see you in my classes. Until then I need to work in my secret lab on my d̶e̶a̶t̶h̶ ̶r̶a̶y̶ hamster maze.

I regret to admit that I have eaten a brain sandwich...