Kids traffic light, with Raspberry Pi Zero W

Kids traffic light, with Raspberry Pi Zero W

As the weather is warming up here in Norway — my kids have gotten their bikes out. To make it more fun, both for them and me, I figured I’d build a series of traffic signals that they could play with.

I first started with a traffic light, simple — red, yellow and green. To control it I am using a Raspberry Pi Zero W, this will allow me to make it communicate on Wi-Fi and MQTT later.

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Making a simple LEGO LED street light

Making a simple LEGO LED street light

My twins and I both like LEGO, and LEDs. I figured I’d make some simple LED street lights that we could use to build a LEGO scenery.

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I made a garden playhouse for the kids — with LED lights

I made a garden playhouse for the kids — with LED lights

I built a garden playhouse, for the kids, and of course it needed some LED lights.

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Modifying a noisy SOS station kids toy

Modifying a noisy SOS station kids toy
This SOS station toy used to make terrible sounds. But after a bit of work it doesn’t, it only has LEDs now.
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Mounting blue emergency LEDs on kids' walking car

Mounting blue emergency LEDs on kids' walking car
My boys like to be firemen, so their red walking car needed some blue emergency lights.
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