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by Pete Prodoehl

Introduction

Celebrate all the Moms in your life with these fun light-up badges that you can make using our printable template and some basic components!

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  1. Print out template page(s) back-to-back and gather the materials listed. Select the project(s) you want to make and cut each of them out with a scissors. Color in the text and add decorations by hand if you wish.
    • Print out template page(s) back-to-back and gather the materials listed.

    • Select the project(s) you want to make and cut each of them out with a scissors.

    • Color in the text and add decorations by hand if you wish.

  2. Use the safety pin to poke out the two small holes indicated on the circuit side of your project for any LED present in the circuit. Thread your LED(s) legs through the holes from the front using the long leg/short leg orientation indicated on the circuit side of your project. Bend the legs to the positions shown.
    • Use the safety pin to poke out the two small holes indicated on the circuit side of your project for any LED present in the circuit.

    • Thread your LED(s) legs through the holes from the front using the long leg/short leg orientation indicated on the circuit side of your project.

    • Bend the legs to the positions shown.

  3. Measure, cut, peel and stick Maker Tape pathways "a,b,c" as shown for the one LED project and "a,b,c,d" as shown for the two LED project. Make and stick a Maker Tape loop atop path "a" where shown on your circuit diagram. Make and stick a Maker Tape loop atop path "a" where shown on your circuit diagram.
    • Measure, cut, peel and stick Maker Tape pathways "a,b,c" as shown for the one LED project and "a,b,c,d" as shown for the two LED project.

    • Make and stick a Maker Tape loop atop path "a" where shown on your circuit diagram.

  4. Stick battery atop the tape loop with the "+" side facing up. Measure, cut, peel and stick the final tape segment as shown on the diagram. At this point, the LED(s) should turn on. Apply a bit of hot glue to the back of the upper tab and carefully press the safety pin into it as pictured, allowing the glue to harden.
    • Stick battery atop the tape loop with the "+" side facing up.

    • Measure, cut, peel and stick the final tape segment as shown on the diagram. At this point, the LED(s) should turn on.

    • Apply a bit of hot glue to the back of the upper tab and carefully press the safety pin into it as pictured, allowing the glue to harden.

Conclusion

There are all kinds of Moms and they all deserve a light-up badge to celebrate the wonderful things they do for us. You made it yourself...way to go!

Andy Wallus

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