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by Joshua

Introduction

Happy Birthday! Celebrate with paper circuits and this simple light-up card featuring a birthday cake. There are two designs, each in full color and black & white which can make a great coloring activity.

You can make this project (and many more!) with our Paper Circuits Kit.

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  1. In general build this project in this order: Print out the full-color card, or print out the black and white card, and color/decorate as desired. Bend over the LED legs 90 degrees.
    • In general build this project in this order:

    • Print out the full-color card, or print out the black and white card, and color/decorate as desired.

    • Bend over the LED legs 90 degrees.

    • Make sure you bend the legs the right way to match up with the polarity on the inside of the card.

    • Poke holes through the front of the card for LED legs.

    • On inside of card, bend legs down flat against paper.

    • Add Maker Tape and battery to complete your circuit.

    • Note: If you are using thicker paper (such as cardstock) we recommend using a large safety pin to poke the holes in the paper to put the LED legs through.

  2. There are two designs and each has a full color version and a black & white version that can be a fun coloring activity. To "turn off" the LED you can just peel  back the tape from the top of the battery. To "turn off" the LED you can just peel  back the tape from the top of the battery.
    • There are two designs and each has a full color version and a black & white version that can be a fun coloring activity.

    • To "turn off" the LED you can just peel back the tape from the top of the battery.

Conclusion

Enjoy your card!

Pete Prodoehl

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