Uchiwa Light-Up Fan

by Chibitronics Community in Craft

Published on March 31, 2018

Tags : Art, Design, Kid Crafts, Origami, Science, Social Studies

How would you design a fan to represent you? Come light-up your ideas in a paper circuitry project designed by Corinne Okada Takara! The Uchiwa Light-Up Dance Fan workshops invite the San Jose public to create illuminated patterns and designs that reflect their personal interests and cultures. For more info, check out: https://lightupfans.weebly.com/

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laser cut fan frame template (one per person)
fan handle covers (two per person)
translucent paper for fans (two per person)
copper tape
Chibitronic stickers (up to three of these)
3V coin cell battery (one per person)
colored paper
crayons, colored pencils or markers
blue tape or electrical tape
white glue or glue sticks
clear tape


crayons, colored pencils or markers
needle and thread
white glue or glue sticks
clear tape

Chibitronics Products

Classroom Pack of Red, Yellow and Blue LED stickers
Classroom Pack of White LED stickers
Pink, Orange and Green LED stickers pack
Red, Yellow and Blue LED stickers pack
White LED stickers pack

Circuit template



See step by step lesson plan here:



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