Today is the last day of the 10% off everything sale at the Maker Shed store, order something now and save some cash – if your order is over $25 you also get a free Maker’s notebook. Halloween is coming up soon, here are a few scary/related items to pick up while the sale is still going on.
Bonus: If you’re shopping for Make or Hacks books, you can take advantage of our back to school special: 35% off Make & Hacks Books. (Enter in the following code at checkout “BOOK4ME” and get 35% off at checkout! Offer good for the Make books & Hacks books only, magazines & box sets excluded.)
Animated Ghost Kit
Grab this cool kit for Halloween. Sound activated, the ghost flashes his little red LED eyes, vibrates and makes scary sounds! Easy and fun to build. Hack it!
MAKE: Halloween Special Edition
DIY HALLOWEEN from the editors of MAKE and CRAFT brings you 40-plus DIY projects for the holiday that’s made for makers. From the craftiest costumes to amazing animated props and the latest in computer-controlled haunted house effects.
Twitchie Robot Kit
Twitchie is an open source multi-purpose robot kit. It has the capacity to frighten and scare, but also the power to love and care! It’s a regular pathos-o-matic! Grown men scream! Maternal instincts long dormant, suddenly activated! It’s a robot unlike any other, and you can make one with this kit. Cover your Twitchie any way you’d like to make it truly unique.
Arduino Starter Kit
Arduino is a tool for making computers that can sense and control more of the physical world than your desktop computer. It’s an open-source physical computing platform based on a simple microcontroller board, and a development environment for writing software for the board. Arduino is open source!
We’ve put together our own Arduino Starter Kit, tossed in our bestselling Making Things Talk book, wrapped it up in some cool packaging so you can get started quickly without having to do a lot of shopping first. Check out the “How To” for some helpful links to provide support and contact with the growing Arduino community. Happy Hacking!