Introduction: LED Foam Bracelet
Make a fun light up bracelet with foam, an LED and a 3v coin battery. It's easy, fun and flashy!
Step 1: Materials Needed:
Fun foam flowers or other shapes
Self-adhesive copper tape
3v coin battery
Self-adhesive velcro tabs
Glue dot squares
Step 2: To Start
Cut a foam strip to fit wrist. This is usually about 6-8" and about 3/4 to an 1" wide. Use a hole punch to punch foam shapes if needed. Insert LED in foam shape and pierce the foam strip with the LED leads. Glue down the foam shape.
Step 3: Placing LED Leads
Fold out the leads to each side on the back of the foam strip. Place a glue square over the leads.Place a another small rectangular piece, measured 3/4" by 1 1/2", of foam over the glue square and fold one lead over, push down flat.
Step 4: Coin Battery Pouch
Cut a 1' piece of copper tape and use it to adhere the opposite LED lead to the rectangular foam strip.
Step 5: Closing the Coin Battery Pouch
Cut a smaller strip of foam to close the keep the coin battery pouch closed. Place on the side that doesn't have the LED lead folded over. Use Velcro tabs to close and the ends of the foam bracelet to clasp it around wrist.
Step 6: Done!
Place coin battery in the pouch, positive side to positive lead and negative to negative. Secure pouch and wear with pride!