Meet the Inventor

Avery & Amenda

Avery and Amenda

Where are you based?
West Des Moines, Iowa  USA.

How would you describe yourself in six words or less?
Kind, generous, love to meet others.

What was your littleBits “a-ha!” moment?  The moment you were bitten by the littleBits bug.
I (Avery) was interested in littleBits from the moment I got the Gizmos & Gadgets Kit for Christmas.  But things really started to take off when I used them as part of a school project about sea life. After my mom told me about the littleBits challenges, I had a mission and was hooked!

Avery and her chariot

When starting a littleBits project, what does your design and video process look like?
We usually work as a family, brainstorming ideas. We start by creating something we know and then mix it up from there once we get it to work. My mom takes the pictures and the videos.  Here’s our Parselbot which we invented with the Gizmos & Gadgets Kit, 2nd Edition:

How has littleBits impacted you creatively?
Doing my first little Bits challenge gave me a boost of confidence to try out new ideas.

What do you plan on inventing next?
I’m not sure, but I’d like to invent a bot to clean my room!

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