Students will create a stuffed, plush creature from felt, and add in LEDs with sewable circuits. A complete STEAM activity, with circuits, pattern making, calculations of a circle, and design.
You will be given a link to a folder on Google Drive, with a Google Slides presentation, ready to host direct to your Google Classroom. Along with this is a Rubric for assessment. The lesson is presented in a series of 41 slides.
This resource is not written in teacher terminology, but rather ready to present directly to students.
This lesson will require sewing materials:
Fabric or Felt
Needle and regular thread
Embellishments like beads, feathers, glitter glue, or buttons
Glue (white glue or glue guns)
And Circuitry materials:
Coin cell battery (ie CR-2032)
Battery holder, with sewable terminals
LED blubs (2 per student)
Snaps (as a switch)
Pliers (for bending LED wires)