Posts tagged with “holidays”

We Only Have 18 Summers to Create, Invent, and Play! July 17, 2018

Karell Roxas, of Motherly, wrote a perspective piece this summer about having only 18 summers with our kids — and that’s why it is so important to make the most of them. Creating and inventing are two fun, engaging ways for parents to spend quality time with their kids. Luckily, the littleBits team has a […]

Invention Inspiration for Memorial Day Weekend May 14, 2018

Spring is finally here, and it’s about time to get the kids outside and playing again! Invention can happen anywhere, so why not combine the warmer weather with the STEM life? Memorial Day is the perfect time to kick off a summer of fun and learning. Check out our Hall of Fame Kits and start […]

November Club Call Recap: Droids Droids Droids! December 5, 2017

 Droids have taken over the Bitosphere! Our November Club Call was absolutely galactic as we put the spotlight on the Droid Inventor Kit. Missed the call? Here are the highlights: Up your Droid game with Code Kit: littleBits Product Designer Sarah P. walked us through how to make a Celebration Droid, coded with confetti-throwing […]

Hack the halls with these littleBits holiday inventions December 5, 2016

The holiday season is officially upon us, which means it’s time for whimsical, wonderful, wintery inventions! Over the past few years we’ve seen inventors of all ages make incredible inventions based on holiday traditions. Whether it’s a kid making their first inventions from their new Kit, or a parent making a device to bring the family closer together, here are some of our favorites.

Meet The Maker: Timothy High, Magical Dad January 21, 2015

Meet Timothy High @bigokro Timothy High’s Wizarding Wands won our #HackYourHolidays design challenge. Timothy wanted to bring the magic of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter back home to Brazil for the holidays. So he created some spells with the magic cloudBit and crafted a wizarding wand for his daughter! It was great to see Timothy […]

Trick Out Your Tree December 10, 2013

Make it a Holi-DIY to Remember: Clever gadgets for the holiday using littleBits Part 1

Tired of the same old holiday decorations? Looking to take your festive knickknacks to the next level this winter season? Like technology and DIY solutions? Look no further! littleBits is here to help. We’ve compiled a list of projects that you can make to electrify your home with holiday cheer.

Take-Out Tiki Torch May 23, 2013

This weekend, we will welcome summer with celebratory BBQ, swimming, and white pants. As any experienced Memorial Day host will tell you, party details matter. Touches like garnishes and decorations will show guests that you have emerged from the winter months a more crafty, and clever host. With that in mind, we created the ‘Takeout Tiki Torch.’ W

Winners of “What Are You Making for the Holidays?” Challenge! December 14, 2012

A big THANK YOU to every Bitster who participated in our “What Are You Making for the Holidays?” Challenge! We had so many great project ideas that it was quite hard to narrow it down to three winners. However, we are excited to announce the lucky winners and to send them the free Bits they […]

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Make the Holidays – Teaser Video November 27, 2012

What Are You Making for the Holidays? from littleBits on Vimeo. A little teaser of the holiday projects that the littleBits team created using our special-edition Holiday Kit. Step-by-step instructions for each project are included in the Holiday Kit, encouraging the inventor in everyone. Holiday Kits are available via our webstore –

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littleBits Launch Party! November 21, 2012

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The littleBits team enjoyed a festive evening with Bitsters from the NYC area as we celebrated the arrival of the latest version of our Bits (the new and improved v0.3 – more info here) and the launch of our brand new special-edition Holiday Kit!

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littleBits Unveils Award-Winning 2012 Holiday Kit November 20, 2012

This holiday season, littleBits challenges children of all ages to create their own electronic toys and gadgets. The open source hardware company today unveils its Holiday Kit, adding to its award-winning line of electronic building blocks — featuring various littleBits modules with instructions for making holiday ornaments and decorations that beep, buzz, twinkle and more.

New Holiday Project Videos Filmed Today! November 8, 2012

Labour, the creative genius behind the much beloved Brought to Life by littleBits video, has been hard at work in the littleBits HQ today filming new project videos. In anticipation of the upcoming holidays, the littleBits team has been working on some special projects that we’ll be sharing really soon! Until then, we hope you […]

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littleBits Jack-o-Lantern November 4, 2012

From James Brevard,littleBits fan and creator – a very special littleBits Jack-o-Lantern wins him 3rd place in office contest. We absolutely love this Jack-o-Lantern grin! (and with some bias, think you should have placed first!)

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A littleBits Halloween! November 1, 2012

Check out the littleBits Halloween costumes made by Ayah and Paul! Crafted with lots of love and spookiness for your Halloween fun… Halloween Bits Stick Figure Dance! from littleBits on Vimeo. Ayah has been waiting for this day for 4.5 years! Finally made her Halloween costume with littleBits! And Paul created an amazing blinking robot […]

littleBits starter kits v0.2, $89 and just in time for the holidays! December 13, 2011

BUY THE STARTER KIT HERE After we sold out the first run, this just in, just in the nick of time for the holidays! We’re happy to announce the arrival of the leaner, meaner (and cheaper!) littleBits starter kit v0.2! littleBits is a kit of modular electronics that snap together with magnets for prototyping and […]