Organizing stuff would be the last thing I wanted to do. My house was always a mess since I would be very busy at work. I took a year off after having my son, & decided to stay home with him. That is when I started to find more time to take care of my … Continue reading Sorting is fun!
Have you ever thought why we call a Piggy bank as such? During middle ages, people used some thing called "Pygg pots" which was made of orange colored clay to store money. It looked something like the image below. And gradually the name changed to Pig Pots / Pig banks. Pygg Pots of middle ages … Continue reading Build a Piggy-Bank
Point Reyes Lighthouse We as a family love to take road trips. This weekend we decided to go see the Point Reyes Lighthouse. My husband told my almost 4-year old, we are going to see a light house. His excitement knew no bounds. I asked my boy, so what is a lighthouse ? He took … Continue reading Building a Lighthouse
I built this Catapult using Microduino mPie 7 in 1 kit. Parts needed: On the board put together the pieces as shown in the picture below. The first yellow piece is the Power, next is button, then timeout, Slide dimmer & Servo at the end. Attach the Catapult arm to the servo with help of … Continue reading Build a Catapult
I build this Desk Lamp using the 12 in 1 Microduino mPuzzle kit. Learning Objective: Like turning a knob on a water facet, sliding the switch back and forth changes how much power it lets though, changing the brightness of the bulb. Parts needed: Steps to build the Desk Lamp: Place one 3-point wire component … Continue reading Build a Desk Lamp
I build this Solar light using the 12 in 1 Microduino mPuzzle kit. Solar Energy is a type of renewable energy, which means the energy is collected from a source that can be replenished on a human time scale. Learning Objective: A light sensor is a kind of switch that can help turn things on … Continue reading Build a Solar controlled Light
I build this Magnet detector using the 12 in 1 Microduino mPuzzle kit. Learning Objective: A magnet has attracts to another magnet if the opposite poles are brought together & repels when same poles are together. This is called magnetic force. When the magnet is moved closer to the magnetic switch , the magnet pulls … Continue reading Build a Magnet Detector