You can make your own fun, custom snow globe for the holidays, or any time of year! Using a Circuit Playground Bluetooth running CircuitPython, the built in accelerometer will detect shaking and launch a little local light show.

Multiple animated sequences can be selected from within the Adafruit Bluefruit App for iOS and Android, allowing you to adjust the show from your mobile device.


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Red polished hand turning an Assembled snow globe kit with glowing electronics and friendly robot inside upside down and placing it back down.
Not merely a snow globe, but a show globe! This custom container is durable, clear and round, with a large flat screw-on top and a press-fit rubber stopper. The stopper makes...
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Lithium Ion Polymer Battery 3.7v 350mAh with JST 2-PH connector and short cable
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...
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Tools and Materials

In addition to the parts above, you'll also need:

  • Water
  • Glycerine
  • Glitter
  • Sequins
  • Figurines/scenery
  • E6000 glue
  • Double stick foam

This guide was first published on Nov 27, 2019. It was last updated on Apr 11, 2024.

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