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by Pete Prodoehl

Introduction

Make a Bat Paper Hat that lights up when you put it on!

There's a full-color version as well as a black & white version that makes a great coloring activity.

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

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  1. Print the template double-sided so that the circuit prints on the back of the design.
    • Print the template double-sided so that the circuit prints on the back of the design.

    • If you choose the blank design, color it with crayons or markers.

    • Cut out the design.

  2. Push the LED(s) legs through the project from the front, making sure the long leg goes through the “+” hole and the short leg goes through the “-“ hole. Fold the legs as shown on the template.
 Follow the instructions on the template to cover the lines with Maker Tape.
 Before placing the battery, add a small loop of Maker Tape as shown.

    • Push the LED(s) legs through the project from the front, making sure the long leg goes through the “+” hole and the short leg goes through the “-“ hole. Fold the legs as shown on the template.


    • Follow the instructions on the template to cover the lines with Maker Tape.


    • Before placing the battery, add a small loop of Maker Tape as shown.


    • Wrap the Maker Tape around a foam rectangle. When the hat is worn, the switch will close and the LED will turn on!

  3. Cut out the side strips and tape them to the hat with the slits facing up on one side and down on the other.
 Interlock the slits in two places to create the size that works for your head.

    • Cut out the side strips and tape them to the hat with the slits facing up on one side and down on the other.


    • Interlock the slits in two places to create the size that works for your head.


    • Wear the hat and enjoy!

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