How toMake A Light Wand
10 steps
What you’ll need
One per project
Jumbo Craft Stick
1 small piece
Sand Paper
Up to 4
LED’s (5mm)
1 per project
3v Coin Cell Battery (CR2032)
Up to 18”
1/4" Copper Tape
1.5" (Medium) Binder Clip
Gather your materials - a battery, LED’s, copper tape, clip, sandpaper and craft stick
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The long wire (anode) on each LED needs to be bent into an “L” to help identify them as positive.
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Tear two pieces of copper tape that are slightly shorter than your craft stick.
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Expose one end of copper tape, attach to stick & carefully peel backing away. Repeat on reverse.
4
Place a loop of copper tape on positive [+] side of battery & press onto tape on one side of stick.
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Slide LED’s onto stick with bent anodes [+] on battery side.
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Carefully apply small piece of copper tape on top of bent anodes - sandwich them!
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Repeat on opposite. Press copper tape firmly for snug connection. Loose LED’s won’t glow!
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Place sandpaper inside binder clip & scrape both sides to expose bare metal. This is your switch!
9
Attach clip to stick, touching battery & opposite copper strip. LED’s don’t work? Check connection
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