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by Pete Prodoehl

Introduction

Make a light-up UFO Badge with our Maker Tape and prepare to meet your leader!

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  1. Print the top and bottom of the UFO on two different pieces of paper. (We recommend a heavier paper stock.) Cut out the top and bottom pieces, and use a hole punch to make holes in the tab for a string to so you can wear your badge. Cut out the top and bottom pieces, and use a hole punch to make holes in the tab for a string to so you can wear your badge.
    • Print the top and bottom of the UFO on two different pieces of paper. (We recommend a heavier paper stock.)

    • Cut out the top and bottom pieces, and use a hole punch to make holes in the tab for a string to so you can wear your badge.

  2. Using Maker Tape, a battery, and two LEDs build your circuit on the bottom part of the UFO. See the template for instructions on bending the LED legs so they point the correct way. Add a piece of Maker Tape to act as a switch that can fold over the gap in the circuit to complete it.
    • Using Maker Tape, a battery, and two LEDs build your circuit on the bottom part of the UFO.

    • See the template for instructions on bending the LED legs so they point the correct way.

    • Add a piece of Maker Tape to act as a switch that can fold over the gap in the circuit to complete it.

    • Use a paperclip as a "switch" to keep your circuit turned on while you wear it.

  3. Bend the tabbed pieces on the top part of the UFO so they can go under/behind the bottom part of the UFO. The "legs" of the top part of the UFO let it sit above the bottom part of the UFO so our LED has some room to glow.
    • Bend the tabbed pieces on the top part of the UFO so they can go under/behind the bottom part of the UFO.

    • The "legs" of the top part of the UFO let it sit above the bottom part of the UFO so our LED has some room to glow.

    • Attach the tab legs to the back/bottom of the UFO with tape or glue.

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