26 Cool battery DIY projects

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  1. Penny Battery

    Penny Battery

    Learn about electrochemical cells and make a battery using pennies, felt, and a salt water solution. Then, power a...

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  2. Splitting Water

    Splitting Water

    Did you know that water is actually a chemical? That’s why we call it H2O--water is made up of the chemical...

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  3. Copper Plated Coins

    Copper Plated Coins

    Use some household materials to plate your coins with copper! You can also try copper plating designs onto your coins!

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  4. Mini-Bots


    This is a challenging project, but a great introduction to simple circuits. And how fun is it to make something that actually moves and lights...

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  5. Electromagnet


    Unlike the magnets that are used on refrigerators, electromagnets are magnets can be turned on and off depending on the flow of electricity. The electricity...

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  6. Glowing Planets

    Glowing Planets

    As a busy parent, I’m trying to make the most of our creating time and have really focused...

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  7. Bottle Cap Bots

    Bottle Cap Bots

    Cold, lazy days are a perfect time to turn simple household objects into motor-powered...

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  8. Graphite Circuit

    Graphite Circuit

    Can you complete an LED circuit using a graphite pencil? Learn about the conductive properties of graphite and draw your own design...

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  9. Painted Star Jar

    Painted Star Jar

    Our magical star jar was first created to help ease night-time nervousness for my little ones. (We just added a battery-operated tea light and used...

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  10. LED Magnets

    LED Magnets

    Post important notes and favorite pictures on your refrigerator using fun and colorful magnets made out of LEDs, hot glue, and...

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  11. Motorized ArtBot Robot

    Motorized ArtBot Robot

    Create your own ArtBot, a moving robot that buzzes, spins, and twirls to create cool, colorful patterns.

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  12.  Pretend Campfire (with S'mores!)

    Pretend Campfire (with S'mores!)

    Want to bring the wonder of the great outdoors...inside? With this pretend fire and s'more kit, indoor camping has never been more fun! My kids...

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  13. Light-Up Valentine

    Light-Up Valentine

    This card is sure to be the highLIGHT of your Valentine's day! Conductive paint makes this an...

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  14. Mini Snow Machine

    Mini Snow Machine

    Create the magic of snow without all the cold! With a set of simple electronics, we created a mini snow machine to...

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  15. Tin Lanterns

    Tin Lanterns

    I always find these lanterns the children make especially charming in the autumn, though I'm not sure why. It probably has something to do with...

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