Overview

If you know someone who loves electronics, this is an awesome gift box for them! In this guide, you will make a homemade box that plays music and lights up when it is shaken. Here is what you will need:

Adafruit GEMMA M0 - Miniature wearable electronic platform

PRODUCT ID: 3501
The Adafruit Gemma M0 is a super small microcontroller board, with just enough built-in to create many simple projects. It may look small and cute: round, about the...
$9.95
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Lithium Ion Polymer Battery - 3.7v 100mAh

PRODUCT ID: 1570
Lithium ion polymer (also known as 'lipo' or 'lipoly') batteries are thin, light and powerful. The output ranges from 4.2V when completely charged to 3.7V. This battery...
$5.95
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Piezo Buzzer

PRODUCT ID: 160
Piezo buzzers are used for making beeps, tones and alerts. This one is petite but loud! Drive it with 3-30V peak-to-peak square wave. To use, connect one pin to ground (either one) and...
$1.50
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Medium Vibration Sensor Switch

PRODUCT ID: 2384
The "poor man's" accelerometer/motion sensor! These spring-vibration switches are medium sensitivity non-directional vibration induced trigger switches. Inside is...
$0.95
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Through-Hole Resistors - 10K ohm 5% 1/4W - Pack of 25

PRODUCT ID: 2784
ΩMG! You're not going to be able to resist these handy resistor packs! Well, axially, they do all of the resisting for you! This is a 25 Pack of...
$0.75
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Through-Hole Resistors - 220 ohm 5% 1/4W - Pack of 25

PRODUCT ID: 2780
ΩMG! You're not going to be able to resist these handy resistor packs! Well, axially, they do all of the resisting for you! This is a 25 Pack of 220Ω...
$0.75
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1 x Wire!
About a yard or two of wire
3 x Multi-Colored LEDs
Some LEDs for the blinky tree.
1 x Cardboard
A fairly sized piece of cardboard for making a box out of.
1 x Paint
Paint for the box. Can be any color. (Optional)
1 x Solder
Some solder for the components.
1 x Soldering Iron
For soldering the components
1 x Hot Glue Gun
Use to glue the box together + glue things to the box!
Last updated on 2017-12-23 at 06.21.57 PM Published on 2017-12-22 at 09.57.59 PM