Community News: Dueling Wizards #madewithBits

This week’s edition features a remote controlled Lego tank and a Harry Potter-themed moving collage.

November 21, 2016

Catch up Mondays to find a timely collection of magical creations from inventors like you. This week’s edition features a remote controlled Lego tank and a Harry Potter-themed moving collage.

Community Hall of Fame

Remote Controlled Lego Tank by BradCrammond. “We used the Gizmos & Gadgets Kit with a bunch of Lego to build a tank that can drive forward, backward, turn and fire a Lego rocket.” Check out the working treads on that Lego tank!

To learn more about how you can use Brick Adapters to connect littleBits to Lego, read Tips & Tricks littleBits + Lego.

Magic of Invention Challenge

Break out your brooms and get ready for our most magical journey yet! This holiday season, may we present to you the Magic of Invention challenge.

Magic-of-Invention

We challenge you to use your inner magic to create a Harry Potter-inspired invention. You can…

  • Show us your best spell
  • Recreate your favorite scene
  • Build a magical animatronic creature
  • Forge an enchanted tool

You could win up to $200 in Bits and magical swag – there will be 8 winners total! Take the Challenge.

New & Noteworthy Inventions

Harry Potter vs. Voldemort Moving Collages. AngelaMargaret doubled the Moving Collages invention with two Rule Your Room Kits to make these arch nemeses duel on her command.

 

Kenzie made a Gingerbread Snow Globe for her Art and Design Education Technology Course at Northern Illinois University.  It’s SO CUTE!

 

Jaiya, who is also taking Art Tech class made a realistic food scanner machine. “When you scan your items over the light sensor the scan gun strobes as if it is scanning your object.”  Let’s watch Jaiya demonstrate:

 

That’s all for now, Bitsters.  Have a wonderful week and a Happy Thanksgiving if you’re in the United States.  🙂


Jude Brisson
Online Community Manager