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Chibi Chats: Come Hang Out with Chibitronics

New Weekly Zoom Meet-ups Are Here! Curious about paper circuits? Interested in learning more about light-up crafts? Looking to join a fun and friendly community of supportive makers? In June 2024, Chibitronics kicked off a new community outreach initiative to provide artists, crafters, educators, and makers with a supportive place to meet other people with […]

Meet the Maker: Moonshotkidz

Moonshot Thinking with Moonshotkidz Moonshotkidz is an exciting new startup that is “currently producing arts, crafts and content” related to “DIY electronics, STEAM, and science activities for beginners.”  A gallery of boundless creativity, a vibrant well of inspiration, the interactive works of Moonshotkidz are a feast for the eyes. The founder of Moonshotkidz, Irina Rymshina, […]

A Playful Series on Augmenting Found Art with LED Switches

By Hello Play! for Chibitronics  As a collective with a passion for creative learning, we (Andrea, Celeste, and Mariana) wanted to explore how to create playful experiences around the theme of circuit switches. “How can we augment found art (a story, a painting, a song etc.) with LED Switches?” was the prompt we used to […]

Meet the Maker: Kathy Ceceri

An accomplished author and educator, Kathy Ceceri is known for her captivating designs in robotics and paper engineering. A prolific content creator, specializing in a wide variety of hands-on projects, Kathy is also a familiar face on the Maker-Faire circuit. Imaginative and kid-friendly, Kathy’s inventions are packed with practical applications of science, technology, engineering, art, […]

Chibitronics is Presenting at ISTELive2024!

Venture into the future of learning with Chibitronics! Details This summer, Chibitronics is excited to be presenting a hands-on workshop at ISTELive24 in Denver! The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Edtech conference and expo is the premiere EdTech conference in the United States. It will be taking place from June 23-26, 2024.   Come […]

Meet the Makers: Hello Play Collective

A dynamic new addition to the Chibitronics Design Team, the powerful trio comprising Hello Play has already left us clamoring for more! In their debut post, Exploration of Unusual Materials and Circuits with Chibitronics LED Stickers, curiosity and a practice of open-ended experimentation conjure up an amusing menagerie of glowing objects! Read more to learn […]

Voltage Experiments for Paper Circuits

This video tutorial is geared toward people who want to take a deep dive into better understanding how battery voltage can impact your paper circuits. In it, you’ll learn how to measure the voltage in your coin cell batteries using a multimeter. Additionally, we’ll explore some of the nuances of how voltage works within a […]

Measuring Battery Voltage Using a Multimeter

How to Tell if Your Battery is Fresh Have you ever wondered whether there was a quick and easy way to tell whether a coin cell battery is nearing the end of its life or still good to use?       One way to get an idea of how much charge is left in your battery is […]

Color a Paper Easter Egg with Chibitronics LED Stickers!

Hi! It’s Kathy Ceceri with a 3-D paper Easter Egg you can color with pink, green, and blue Chibitronics LED stickers! You can easily hand- or machine-cut this kid-friendly diorama from one sheet of white cardstock. The tulips, bunny, and Easter Basket inside fit together with slots and tabs. To make the simple on-off switch, […]

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