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Playful Pet

by littleBits

Published on April 23, 2014

How can you use littleBits to create your own interactive friend?

How To Make It

STEP 1

Start with this circuit: power + pressure sensor + wire + vibration motor + branch +
1.) Long LED 
2.) wire + pulse + servo (in swing mode)
3.) Long LED

STEP 2

Find a box to be the dog's body.

STEP 3

Cut piece of cardboard to be the dog's head.

STEP 4

Hot glue the head on the side of the box.

STEP 5

Put hot glue on top of 4 cups.

STEP 6

Place them under the box as feet.

STEP 7

Insert modules into the dog's body.

STEP 8

Cut a hole for the pressure sensor and the power switch.

STEP 9

Tape the servo to the back so it can be the tail.

STEP 10

Poke holes in head for the eyes and the tongue.

STEP 11

Put the long LEDS through the eye holes and the vibration motor through the tongue hole.

STEP 12

Draw and cut out ears, nose, tail, and spots. Glue them onto the dog

STEP 13

Add styrofoam balls to the LEDs.

STEP 14

Tie string with the bell around the neck. The string will help the bell stay in place.

STEP 15

Place the vibration motor inside the bell.

STEP 16

Add a spot over the pressure sensor. This is where you'll pet your dog!

STEP 17

Tape the tail to the servo.

STEP 18

Pet your dog and see it wag it's tail!

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