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How to make a mini robot bug

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With hot glue and a soldering iron, electrical engineer Josh Builds uses LEDs, wires, a vibrating motor, and a coin cell lithium battery, to transform a clothespin and paper clips into a mini robot bug. The LEDs look like glowing eyes and the vibration from the motor moves the DIY creature across smooth surfaces.

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Safety note: Button and Lithium Coin Batteries Can Injure Children.

There are more LED and DIY videos on this site, including how to make LED origami, Electric Dough Playdate, and how to make a hexagonal starry sky LED night light.

Bonus: Dancing Paper, 8bit Harmonica, and Musical Umbrella, projects by Ugoita.

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