Tap Tap Smile

by VideoPete May 11, 2013

Inspired by everyone's love of tapping on fish tanks. Tap the display to make the character smile.

Bits used: branch, light trigger, light wire, long led, power , sound trigger, wire

Difficulty: Easy

Tags: MoMa Challenge

Credits: Peter A. Jackson



  1. 1

    Poke hole in lower part of foam board with screwdriver.

  2. 2

    Feed both light wires through back of foam board.

  3. 3

    Use small piece of wire to secure light wires to foam board. Continue the same step to create a circle for the face.

  4. 4

    One light wire will be used for the frown, the other for the smile.

  5. 5

    Cover light sensor with long led and electrical tape. This is used to turn off the frown and turn on the smile when sound trigger detects sound. 

  6. 6

    Put littleBits together. 

  7. 7

    Tap away to have FUN! :-)


Peter A. Jackson

Bits used (8)

Other Materials Used (4)

  • black foam board 1
  • electrical tape 1
  • paper eyes 1
  • pieces of wire 13

Tools (4)

  • scissors
  • screwdriver
  • tape
  • wire cutter
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