Follow the Circuit Playground Lesson #0 to get your board set up, then come back here once you know its all good!
Grab the sketch by going to File > Examples > Adafruit Circuit Playground > comm_badge.
If you find the sensitivity of the accelerometer is too low, you can easy change it! Increase the sensitivity of the accelerometer by lowing the sensitivity value.
On line 28, change "127" to a lower value. I personally found "64" work well for this project.