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Minor Versionm

by Joshua

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  1. Use 1-inch glass domes, black paper, hot glue, a glue gun, and some 10mm LEDs.
    • Use 1-inch glass domes, black paper, hot glue, a glue gun, and some 10mm LEDs.

    • You could change the size of the dome, the color of the LED, or the size of the LED if you wish!

  2. Add a large blob of hot glue to the back of the glass dome. Add a large blob of hot glue to the back of the glass dome.
    • Add a large blob of hot glue to the back of the glass dome.

  3. Wait until the glue is almost cool, then stick the LED to it. Wait until the glue is almost cool, then stick the LED to it.
    • Wait until the glue is almost cool, then stick the LED to it.

  4. Use a hole punch to make a small black circle from a piece of black paper. Use a very small amount of hot glue to glue it to the front of the dome.
    • Use a hole punch to make a small black circle from a piece of black paper.

    • Use a very small amount of hot glue to glue it to the front of the dome.

  5. Place a coin cell battery between the legs of the LED (long leg touches positive). Play with different versions. A small glob of glue makes an eye with a small iris. A large blob illuminates the whole eye! Play with different versions. A small glob of glue makes an eye with a small iris. A large blob illuminates the whole eye!
    • Place a coin cell battery between the legs of the LED (long leg touches positive).

    • Play with different versions. A small glob of glue makes an eye with a small iris. A large blob illuminates the whole eye!

  6. Add this technique to any project with light-up eyes! Might we suggest our DIY Talking Skull with micro:bit project?
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