Build a Paper Pal Version of Chip (Preview)
Here is how to build the Paper Pal version of Chip.
You will need a few things:
- Clear or Masking Tape
- Toothpick or something to poke a hole for the LED leads.
Remove Chip from the card and clean off the sticky dot.
Choose your color LED eyes.
Make holes where the LED leads will go. A toothpick works great for this. Do not make them too big, just enough to slide the LED leads through.
Insert the LEDs through the card, flush.
Fold the short (cathode / negative (-) ) lead flush, and criss-cross. Tape to the card. Do not completely cover, this will be the battery contact later. You can use clear tape. We used masking tape just to photo.
Remove the CR2032 Battery from the package and peel the backing off.
Use a scisscors and cut out the plastic, leaving a rim that we can tape to the card. Then cut the plastic bubble in two-thirds. We will use the larger portion as a battery holder on our Paper Pal.
Tape the plastic bubble to the card. Center over the X we made earlier. Slide the battery in, with the negative (-) side down. Bend the positive (+) anode LED leads over the top side of the battery. Your LEDs should light up now. You can put a little tape over the leads if you like.
Fold the card on the “FOLD HERE” line and then fold one of the corners to add support.