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Make your own Christmas tree and use electronics to decorate it and make it shine with as many LEDs as you want
  • WHAT I NEED?

    2
    Materials

    Masking tape

    Scissors

    Color LED

    Button cell

    Card

    Button cell holder

    Cables

  • START YOUR PROJECT!

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  • 15 points
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