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Electronic circuitry

  • How To Make Paper Circuit Greeting Cards That Lights Up
    Follow these directions to design and create your own card that lights up.
  • Let It Glow Holiday Cards
    These directions are more detailed than "How to Make Paper Circuit Greeting Cards." However, we do not have buttons yet, so you will have to design your card so you can press the circuit to the battery to get the light to glow.
  • Learn Chibitronics
    This site has step by step directions for how to create electronic circuits
  • Chibitronics Sketchbook
    This links to a 92 page PDF with detailed instructions for creating electronic circuits.
  • Electronic Greeting Cards
    A teacher describes how to help 4th grade students make electronic cards. Very useful for warning of the challenges that ALL beginners will face, regardless of age

DIY: Hobbies and Crafts

  • Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center
    go to the public library site:
    Then select Research and Databases
    Scroll down to DIY and select Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center
    Find how to make almost anything

Pop Ups

  • Make your own pop-ups
    Step by step directions for how to make pop-ups. There are Simple, Intermediate and Advanced designs available.

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