Students are applying their knowledge and skills of electricity to e-textile designs. E-textiles, also known as smart clothing, are fabrics that incorporate electronics. Many wearable computing projects involve the use of e-textiles. Mrs. McBride and Mr. Eckert teamed up with Mrs. Wagner to spark the creativity in fourth graders.With the use of a “lilypad” a few LED lights, these designers will brighten up the runway.
Watch this 8 year old’s project to understand a basic project.
Their designs are “SEW” electric!
Want to try a challenge at home? Try creating a light up card.
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