Introduction: Upcycling Jack-O-Lantern

About: Daddy of two daughters / Let's live a life to reach spiritual enlightenment. / Maker using openHW and Upcycling

For your kids, let's make a portable interactive jackolantern with upcycling skill.

Step 1: Prepare SW Upcycling

Reuse simulated candle logic for jackolantern light.

Reuse celebrateSong() when candy is inserted into portable plastic jackolantern.

Reuse tap logic to detect candy insertion.

Step 2: Prepare HW Upcycling

Reuse a portable plastic jackolantern bought 2 years ago

Reuse a Adafurit Circuit Playground got for education purpose

Reuse a 6V battery pack of black&decker alkaline screw driver

Reuse a 2 PIN JST got from mini RC helicopter toy

Step 3: HOWTO

  1. Upload combined upcycling-jackolantern.ino to Adafruit Circuit Playground
  2. Connect a 6V battery pack with Adafruit Circuit Playground
  3. Place it in a portable plastic jackolantern
  4. Check simulated candle light and interactive melody when inserted candy

Step 4: Trick or Treat

Give it to your kids and start "Trick Or Treat"

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