Kids love Minecraft and things that glow in the dark - here's a fun project to get your littles involved with electronics!

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Check out these techniques for making your very own soft electronic components!

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Students use LilyPad technology to create turn-signal jackets for cycling.

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You wanted more LilyPad; you got it! Plenty of fresh, new e-textile kits and amenities for your wearable needs!

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SparkFun partners with the LA Philharmonic for its first-ever music hackathon.

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This light-sensitive project is designed to keep pedestrians safe, without compromising style!

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Check out this beautiful Halloween costume made with LilyPad parts!

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After a decade we finally got around to giving LilyPad the attention it deserves!

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Add some LilyPad hardware to your pet’s Halloween costume because it's adorably hilarious, and you can.

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Check out these super cute DIY constellation embroidery hoops!

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If your resolutions include doing more crafts (and the winter weather is perfect for it), we've got a brand-new LilyPad product in a sparkling new kit just for you.

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Build three simple electronics components using soft materials.

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Two new LilyPad products are now available! To go along with them, we have a new Mini GPS Shield, Flip-Pins and two new Edison kits.

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Here are some ideas and downloadable designs to get you inspired this Halloween season.

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Three t-shirt hacks using fabric origami to increase awesomeness

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Everyone who entered totally rules, but there could be only three who took home the prizes.

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