Getting kids into electronics and DIY with Klackerlaken

Because playing is the only way to learn

This makes me really happy: the Klackerlaken is a project simple enough for kids to build with minimal supervision, but sufficiently entertaining to keep them engaged long enough to learn a couple things about electronics. It’s just 3 parts taped to a bottle cap but that’s enough to make it light up, move around, and make a racket.

I’ve just announced I’m running another round of Intro to Electronics classes for grown-ups this year; I think now I better add a Klackerlaken class to my repertoire: I know a lot of kids would absolutely love this.

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