Hello! I am Sara from Makespace Madrid and I am going to present you Oblobots, a project developed by Jorge Medal and me

Oblobots! is an educational do it yourself parametric platform that help parents and teachers introduce children to simple electrical circuits.  It consists on a kit of a 20 cm customizable robot assembled from printed parts. The main part of the robot is the body where children will placed a 4.5V or 9V battery that will be able conect  leds, small motors and speakers with hand made conductive plasticine.

To celebrate Jameco Build Night during August 2013, we used the assorted led components to run another iteration of this workshop at Makespace Madrid. It was a really crowded and successful night and we'd like to thank Jameco and the Instructables team for their support.

Let's see what we need to make these Oblobot: 
* 3D printed parts of the robot.
*Conductive plastecine
1 cup Water
1 1/2 cups Flour
(A gluten free version of this dough can be made by replacing the flour with gluten-free flour.) 
1/4 cup Salt
3 Tbsp. Cream of Tartar /or/ 9Tbsp. of Lemon Juice 
1 Tbsp. Vegetable Oil
1 Food Coloring 

* 4.5V battery.
* 2 mini servo motors.
* some leds for the eyes of the robot. 

* 1 speaker
* Mini Jack

Step 1: Download the design for your 3D printer.

Choose from all the designs from Oblomobka  available here: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:24908. Download it and print it. 
To start making some circuits with the conductive plasticine, the most important part of the robot is the body. The LEDs, mini servo motors and others are powered by coin cell 4.5V batteries that fit in the torso.
<p>Muy buenos, me gusta! Entretenido y educativo :)</p>
<p>cool , thanks</p>
<p>thanx for share</p>
<p>very cool, just need a 3D printer now :)</p>
<p>Excellent idea</p>
<p>Cute Oblobots &lt;3</p>
<p>i love this </p>
<p>Love these the Termomix Machines</p>
<p>really cool robot designs</p>
<p>really cool robot designs</p>
<p>really nice</p>
<p>really nice</p>
<p>Nice design of robots. Good one.</p>
<p>Nice design of robots. Good one.</p>
<p>awesome stuff</p>
<p>superb bots</p>

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Bio: Co-founder of Makespace Madrid, a new space dedicated to digital and traditional fabrication. Student at MIT FabAcademy 2013 digital fabrication course. Expertise developing creative projects ... More »
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