Buggy – programmable LED critters for kids

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While doing work on the forthcoming The Best of Instructables collection, I ran across this project for building little LED blinky bugs using an AVR Attiny44v. It looks like a great electronics and crafts project for kids and it’s a well-done Instructable. I was certain we’d covered it here on MAKE, but I couldn’t scare it up.

Buggy – A Crafty Programmable LED Creature

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at garstipsandtools.com.

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