Arduino Projects List For Kids




Arduino is a single-board microcontroller. It is intended to make the application of interactive objects or environments more accessible.

Arduino Projects List For Kids

Here, we are listing out some of the best and very useful Arduino kids project ideas which are very interesting and easy to implement them.
Let us delve right into best Arduino Projects List For Kids.





  1. Optical Theremin Musical Instrument Using Arduino Uno Board

    Theremin is an early electronic musical instrument controlled without physical contact by the thereminist (performer). It is named after the Russian inventor, Léon Theremin, who patented the device in 1928.…

  2. Spartan WiFi Pager System

    Simple Wifi pager system. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 Adafruit Standard LCD – 16×2 White on Blue × 1 Story This project is an…

  3. IOT Lighted Xmas Tree

    Do you want to conserve energy and turn the Christmas tree lights on/off when not required? In IOT era, that can be done using MKR1000. Things used in this project…

  4. GoPRO Shutter

    Make your own custom GoPRO shutter using a MKR1000 board, 3 buttons and 3 LEDs. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 LED (generic) × 3…

  5. Arduino MKR1000 & Thinger

    A simple Internet of Things experiment, using an Arduino MKR1000 board to control two LEDs and monitor a potentiometer, via Thinger.io. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000…

  6. Arduino MKR1000 & Favoriot

    A simple IoT experiment, using an Arduino MKR1000 board to monitor a potentiometer and DHT11 sensor via Favoriot IoT platform. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 ×…

  7. Arduino MKR1000 & Blynk

    A simple Internet of Things experiment, using an Arduino MKR1000 board to control two LEDs and monitor a potentiometer, via Blynk app. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino…

  8. Temperature Monitoring on Smartphone

    This article describes a temperature monitoring system on an Android smartphone. Temperature is sensed by a temperature sensor installed in the circuit and is sent over Bluetooth to the smartphone.…

  9. How to Set Up and Program an LCD Display on an Arduino

    In this tutorial, I’ll explain how to set up an LCD on an Arduino and show you all the different ways you can program it. I’ll show you how to print text,…

  10. DIY Arduino Nano multimeter with LiPo battery, charger and more

    Arduino enthusiasts and makers searching for a new project to keep them busy this weekend may be interested in a new DIY Arduino Nano multimeter created by YouTuber Electronoobs. Using a…

  11. Wemos Lolin = ESP32 + OLED on one board

    For the long series of articles documenting My Journey into the Cloud I used two small evaluation boards, equipped with an ESP32 32-bit controller, an antenna and a micro USB…

  12. Explore electronics with this Arduino Uno starter kit and course bundle

    From smart speakers to connected thermostats, the Internet of Things is pretty amazing. But how do these devices actually work? The Arduino Uno Ultimate Starter Kit & Course Bundle lets you explore…

  13. DIY USB to TTL Converter

    Now that the PC’s com port or Serial port is almost obsolete there is quite a lot of requirement for USB to TTL or USB to RS232 converter. USB to…

  14. DIY ECG with 1 op-amp

    I made surprisingly good ECG from a single op-amp and 5 resistors! An ECG (electrocardiograph, sometimes called EKG) is a graph of the electrical potential your heart produces as it beats. Seven years…

  15. Arduino 8×8 LED Matrix using MAX7219

    In this instructable I’m going to show you how to Interface with LED matrix using an Arduino and MAX7219 IC, this project can be used to make low resolution images…

  16. Electromagnetic Field Detector using an Arduino

    Ever electronic device emits a certain amount of electromagnetic fields and we can use this radiation to learn a few things about the circuit. In today’s instructable I’m going to…

  17. Arduino – Laser Tripwire Alarm System

    Hello everyone, In this instructable, we will be building a laser guided tripwire alarm system using a development board. Step 1: Parts Components used in this project: Development board -…

  18. A Smart Night Lamp for Kids

    You can download our e-book ‘Learn Arduino from Scratch’ from this link Few weeks ago I heard my nephew (aged 7) complaining of the dark at night. Basically he was…

  19. Arduino Color Mixing Lamp using RGB LED and LDR

    What if we can generate different colors using a single RGB led and make our room’s corner more attractive? So, here is a simple Arduino based color mixing lamp which…

  20. Auto Intensity Control of Power LED using Arduino

    Be a bright spark, lights off till it’s dark!” sometimes we forget to turn off the lights and waste electricity and you must have also seen street light turned on…

  21. Using BMP180 for temperature, pressure and altitude measurements

    The BMP180 is a new generation digital barometric pressure and temperature sensor from Bosch Sensortec. In this tutorial, we will briefly review this device and describe how to interface it with an…

  22. Arduino Voltmeter With OLED Display

    Hello ! I’m going to show you how to make a voltmeter* with Arduino UNO, an OLED display, 2 resistors and 9 jumpers for less than 5 minutes. With it…

  23. Getting Started with Arduino Due

    ARDUINO DUE is an ARM controller based board designed for electronic Engineers and Hobbyists. ARM architecture is very influential in modern electronics. We are using the ARM architecture based controllers…

  24. BooSTick – small AA voltage booster

    Featured on: BooSTick has captured imaginations around the world and has been featured on some really cool international online blogs and magazines! Slightly larger than a AA battery with holder,…

  25. Arduino Based Digital Clock with Alarm

    This Arduino based Real time clock is a digital clock to display real time using a RTC IC DS1307 which works on I2C protocol. Real time clock means it runs even after power failure.…

  26. Arduino Radar System using Processing Android App and Ultrasonic Sensor

    This is an interesting project in which we explore the power of an Arduino and Android to create a Surveillance device which uses Arduino and Ultra Sonic Sensor to broadcast…

  27. Playing Melodies using Arduino Tone() Function

    Arduino is an excellent way to simplify and speed up your microcontroller projects, thanks to its community of developers who have made almost everything look simple. There are lots of Arduino…

  28. Arduino Based 3-Way Traffic Light Controller

    We all know about Arduino. It is one of the most popular open source micro controller board which is highly useful for doing DIY projects. This Arduino based 3-Way Traffic…

  29. Arduino Motion Detector using PIR Sensor

    Detecting motions or movements has always been important in most projects. With the help of the PIR Sensor it has become very easy to detect human/animal movements. In this project…

  30. Simple Arduino Digital Voltmeter

    With a simple knowledge of Arduino and Voltage Divider Circuit, we can turn the Arduino into Digital Voltmeter and can measure the input voltage using Arduino and a 16×2 LCD…

  31. Arduino Based Digital Ammeter

    Ammeter is used to measure current flow through any load or device. Here in this Arduino Ammeter, we will explain about measuring of current by using ohm’s law. It will…

  32. Interfacing Hall Effect Sensor with Arduino

    Sensors have always been a vital component in any Project. These are the ones which convert the real real-time environmental data into digital/variable data so that it can be processed…

  33. Cell Phone Controlled AC using Arduino and Bluetooth

    In today’s modern world, where ever we go we have lots of electronic devices around us. But, out of all, there is only one device that we personally have in…

  34. Quick Arduino Hygrometer with OLED display

    We have been having some condensation and mould issues in our apartment recently due to, I think, the humidity levels. Our property is relatively newly built and, as such, has…

  35. ESP8266 – Wireless Weather Station with Data Logging to Excel

    In this project we are going to establish a wireless communication between two ESPs and send data from three sensors to an Excel spreadsheet. This tutorial shows a wireless weather…

  36. Arduino Metal Detector

    Metal Detector is a security device which is used for detecting metals which can be harmful, at various places like Airports, shopping malls, cinemas etc. Previously we have made a…

  37. Arduino Calculator using 4×4 Keypad

    Programming is always fun and Arduino is a wonderful platform if you are just getting started with Embedded programming. In this tutorial we will build our own calculator with Arduino.…

  38. Guide to ESP8266 and Tweeting Using ESP8266

    I learnt about Arduino 2 years ago.So I started playing around with simple stuff like LEDs,buttons,motors etc.Then I thought wouldn’t it be cool to connect to do stuff like displaying…

  39. Temperature and Humidity Data Logger using Arduino

    In this project, we are going to make a temperature and relative humidity data logger. Arduino is the brain of this project. DHT22 sensor is used for sensing temperature and…

  40. Digital Thermometer using Arduino and DS18B20 Sensor

    In this project, we are going to make a Digital Thermometer using Arduino Uno. We will use DS18B20 temperature sensor to sense the temperature and Nokia 5110 LCD to display…

  41. Cheap Arduino WiFi shield with ESP8266

    In my previous Instructable I have described how to plug the ESP-01 module into a breadboard. This is just the first step to make a cheap Arduino WiFi shield using…

  42. ATtiny85 EMF Detector

    Story This is a simple tutorial to create an EMF detector. You can use Arduino for this job, but is better use a microcontroller called Attiny85. It is possible program…

  43. Using Nokia 3310 84×48 LCD with Arduino

    Story The Nokia 5110 is a basic graphic LCD screen for lots of applications. It was originally intended to be used as a cell phone screen. This one is mounted…

  44. Speech Recognition with Arduino and BitVoicer Server

    In this Instructable I am going to show how to use an Arduino board and BitVoicer Server to control a few LEDs with voice commands. I will be using the…

  45. Fidget Spinner RPM Counter

    Hi everyone! This is my next project, Fidget Spinner RPM Counter or Arduino Tachometer with Hall-Effect Sensor. 1: Requirements Parts Required: Fidget Spinner neodyimium magnet Arduino Uno LED + resistor…

  46. Reducing Arduino Power Consumption

    Story When it comes to portable electronics, one of the most important features is how to maximize the battery life. The ATmega328P, used on popular boards like the SparkFun RedBoard,…

  47. Arduino on Internal Oscillator Crystal as Clock Source

    Story I have been working out ways to make a minimal Arduino to fit in the smallest space possible, and limit the power consumption of the microcontroller. (You can go…

  48. 2 Players Competition/Quiz Buzzer Box System Using Arduino

    Story A bit of background. My brother came to me with an odd box that a friend of his asked someone to make so that they can determine the fastest…

  49. Waterproof 10 Minute Timer

    Story I went for a shower one day, was getting late for office. Running tight on time, but I didn’t want to come out of hot shower in cold morning.…

  50. ATTiny Joule Thief NeoPixel

    Introduction I’ve been fascinated with joule thief circuits since I made my first one.  It’s amazing what all you can power from a single AA or AAA battery.  The only…

  51. Persistence Of Vision

    Persistence of vision is an optical illusion, it works on a simple phenomenon how our day to day television works. MY first pov was six months before with arduino uno…

  52. Programming the ATtiny85 (Using an Arduino Uno)

    Today, we are going to build a circuit to program an ATtiny85 with our Arduino. Supplies We are going to need the following: Some jumper wires 1 x 10 micro…

  53. 3D-Printed RGB Wallet

    Stand out from the crowd with this unabashedly ostentatious excuse for a wallet. It’s got plenty of space, RGB lights, and you can even put your name on it for…

  54. The Annoy-O-Bug: A Chirping Light-Up Throwie

    Small enough to slip in a mint tin, yet loud enough to be heard across a house at only a few dollars per unit. A nice combination for a pretty…

  55. Simple, Cheap Motor Controller

    I’ve used this simple circuit several times to drive motors (like in my Stair Climbing robot) as well as solenoids. I originally picked it up from this instructable which is…

  56. Can You ID This? ID-20 RFID Reader + Arduino

    A few weeks ago we showed you how to control your arduino over serial. Well this week are going to do the same thing. Only this time instead of using…

  57. Using BMP180 for temperature, pressure and altitude measurements

    The BMP180 is a new generation digital barometric pressure and temperature sensor from Bosch Sensortec. In this tutorial, we will briefly review this device and describe how to interface it with an…

  58. How to Make Your Own Arduino Clone Board

    Want to save money by making your own Arduino clone boards? Or want to make a custom board specifically for your needs, then this project is for you! Make Arduino…

  59. How to Shrink Your Arduino Projects: Making a Permanent Circuit Board

    When you make a project using Arduino, it usually contains a lot of jumper connections on the breadboard and the project will not be a permanent one. If you want to make any…

  60. How to Make an Audio Player with Speaker Using the Arduino Uno!

    This Arduino project is a simple and fun project you can build in 10-15 minutes. The result of this make will be an Arduino audio player that plays “.wav” files. It…

  61. Arduino and Processing IDE Communication Tutorial

    In this tutorial, we will make the communication between the Arduino and Processing. We will make the communication in both the ways, from the Arduino to Processing and from Processing…

  62. A Simple Arduino LCD Min/Max Thermometer

    As a simple first Arduino experiment I interfaced a two line LCD (a Displaytech 162B) and an LM35DZ to make a simple Min/Max thermometer. Step 1 – Interfacing the Temperature…

  63. Digital Door Lock using Arduino

    As thefts are increasing day by day security is becoming a major concern nowadays. In this project we will make a digital door lock system with keypad using Arduino Uno. It…

  64. IoT Data Logger using Arduino and ESP8266

    Today we are going to make an IoT WiFi data logger using Arduino, ESP8266 WiFi module and DHT22 temperature humidity sensor. Arduino is reading temperature and humidity sensed by DHT22 and sending…

  65. Arduino Weather Station Web Server

    In this tutorial we are going to make a weather station that will tell us temperature, humidity and heat index of a particular location. It will show these values in a…

  66. Indoor NeoPixel Thermometer

    Hello! This is a quick, intermediate Arduino project that takes a temperature reading from a TMP36 , reads it onto an LCD screen and gives an “Analog” readout on a…

  67. Arduino Weight Measurement using Load Cell and HX711 Module

    Today we are going to Measure the Weight by interfacing Load Cell and HX711 Weight Sensor with Arduino. We have seen weight machines at many shops, where machine displays the…

  68. Dilshan R Jayakody’s Web Log

    FlashProg – USB serial flash memory programmer FlashProg is USB base flash memory programmer to work with 3.3V serial flash memory devices. This programmer is specifically design to read, program…

  69. PixelatedPIC

    ESP8266 + DS18B20 Temperature sensor sends data to Thingspeak.com Its been a while i was searching for a cheap wifi module and with the help of smart-prototyping.com, i was able…

  70. RFduino Compass

    The RFduino compass is a fully functional stand-alone compass which also transmits the current heading via Bluetooth low energy technology to phones, tablets, personal computers or any other equipped device.…

  71. Mini weather station

    In this project, we will be making a mini weather station that measures temperature and humidity and transmits them wirelessly to a ground station, which displays the readings on an…

  72. Arduino Bluetooth-controlled Mini-Lift

    Story We love our workshop, but it has one downside (or maybe upside) – a large flight of stairs to the gallery. We constantly need to move parts and components…

  73. Clap Switch using Arduino

    In this project we are going to make Clapper circuit using the concept of ADC (Analog to Digital Conversion) in ARDUINO UNO. We are going to use a MIC and…

  74. Call and Message using Arduino and GSM Module

    Sometimes people find it difficult to use the GSM Module for its basic functions like calling, texting etc., specifically with the Microcontrollers. So here we are going to build a…

  75. IOT Based Dumpster Monitoring using Arduino & ESP8266

    In this DIY, we are going to make an IOT based dumpster/garbage Monitoring System which will tell us that whether the trash can is empty or full through the webserver and…

  76. Calibration

    This example demonstrates one techinque for calibrating sensor input. The board takes sensor readings for five seconds during the startup, and tracks the highest and lowest values it gets. These…

  77. ESP8266 breadboard adapter and I’m on Tindie

    The rise of the ESP8266 WiFi chip was almost overnight with Espressif’s open approach and pushing from Hackaday. While no ground-breaking product has yet emerged, the development on the chip…

  78. Tutorial 15: Arduino Serial Thermometer

    The Arduino reads temperature from a MCP9700 temperature sensor IC and displays the temperature in the Arduino IDE serial monitor window. Also see the Arduino LCD thermometer tutorial (tutorial 14).…

  79. Control Two LEDS with an Arduino and bitVoicer

    So what I want to do here is do several things with two LEDs with speech recognition I’m using bitvoicer you can get it here Step 1: Part List So…

  80. Arduino based Tic Tac Toe with TV Remote

    This was my first time attending the Internet of Things Pune Group. It was such a fun learning experience! At today’s meetup, Dhiraj and Nishant started out by introducing the…

  81. TiltKey- Write by Tilting

    The TiltKey is a keyboard input device based on tilting. Based on the angle that it is tilted at, and the direction it is tilted in, you can write every…

  82. Fading an LED off and on using Arduino

    Demonstrates the use of the analogWrite() function in fading an LED off and on. AnalogWrite uses pulse width modulation (PWM), turning a digital pin on and off very quickly, to create a fading effect. Circuit…

  83. Using an Arduino Uno R3 as a Game Controller

    Naturally, the Uno does not natively support keyboard strokes, unlike it’s Leonardo brother. Most of Google will tell you you need to do some firmware workarounds and ATMEGA reprogramming just…

  84. Turn your Arduino into a Magnetic Card Reader

    Everyone has used a magnetic card reader, I believe. I mean, who carries cash these days? They’re not difficult to get your hands on, either, and during a trip to…

  85. Beacon

    In this tutorial you will learn how to turn any conductive surface into a capacitive touch sensor. This project illustrates how to use capacitive touch to turn on a motor…

  86. RS-232

    In this tutorial you will learn how to communicate with a computer using a MAX3323 single channel RS-232 driver/receiver and a software serial connection on the Arduino. A general purpose…

  87. ESP8266 Weather Station with Arduino – #1 Hardware

    Background I read about the ESP8266 first in March this year and I didn’t know what to do with. And now I’m really fascinated how easy the connection of an…

  88. Arduino UNO Tutorial 8 – NightLight

    In this Arduino UNO tutorial, we are going to use a Light Dependent Resistor (LDR) to create a simple childrens bedroom nightlight which turns on automatically when it gets dark…

  89. 1 LED Game with Arduino Uno and an RGB LED

    Sometimes I just have those days where I really want to make something neat with the Arduino I have lying around, but I know I don’t have the patience for…

  90. Basic Experimenter Board for easy prototyping of electronic circuits

    Most electronics projects require some common stuff like regulated power supply, input tact switches, and output LEDs during prototyping and testing phase. Wiring these things on a breadboard for every…

  91. Getting Things to Talk: Arduino + LCDs

    I spent the better part of the day on Saturday doing some more basic research into connecting an Arduino and LCD for this ongoing project. For the most part, it’s…

  92. CustomKeys using an Arduino

    CustomKeys is a customizable, Arduino-based, polyphonic synthesizer. The CustomKeys keyboard uses capacitive touch sensing – each key is made of a conductive material which, when touched, signals the synthesizer to…

  93. Arduino LEDs

    Description In this tutorial you will set up and turn on a single LED. Note that this code can actually be executed with just the Arduino and no other components…

  94. Tutorial 4: Arduino Knight Rider

    In this tutorial, eight LEDs are interfaced to the Arduino Uno board. This is not complicated – it is just like interfacing a single LED to the Arduino as done…

  95. Magic Light (Capacitance Sensor, First Arduino Project)

    This was my very first arduino project.  Its great for beginners. Fade the color or the lights my moving your hands near it.  It fades from a pretty purple blue…

  96. Blinkenlights

    Topics: Overview Hardware A Basic Schematic Diagram Resistors Reading Resistor Values Putting it Together Trying it out! More on Resistors and LEDs Software Comments Variables Procedures References Project 1.Overview As…

  97. Traffic light and pedestrian crossing implemented with an Arduino

    This video shows the Traffic light and pedestrian crossing I’ve implemented with an Arduino. It’s a reproduction of the crossing near my home, timings taken from a video of it. Incidentally,…

  98. Arduino Tutorial – Chapter 2.3: Schematic and Breadboard Diagrams

    Schematic Diagram You may remember, if you studied electronics as part of your science course at school, that there is a specific way of drawing circuit diagrams. Each component has…

  99. A Development Board for the ESP8266-03

    A Wifi platform for $3… who wouldn’t want to play with it? For the last few weeks we have been seeing a lot of awesome projects built around ESP8266 Wifi…

  100. Simulating Logic Gates

    Introduction This project is a simple way of using the Arduino to simulate the behaviour of logic gates. Logic gates are explained on this page. The project does not actually…

  101. Washer Dryer Laundry Alarm using Arudino & SMS Text Messaging Alerts

    Have you ever wished there was a better way to be notified when your laundry was done? Have you ever forgotten a load in the washer because you couldn’t hear…

  102. Drawing an Arduino Circuit Diagram

    I’ve had an Arduino Duemilanove now for a couple of weeks. If you’re not familiar with the Arduino, it is “an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware…

  103. ARDUINO Burglar Alarm Using Infrared Emitter-Detector pair

    In this tutorial i will show you , how to make a simple Inexpensive Intrusion Detection(Burglar alarm) using an Arduino Uno board . This project uses the Infrared Emitter-Detector pair…

  104. Arduino for Photographers: Building a Universal Intervalometer

    Practicing the art of time-lapse photography without an intervalometer is doable, but not particularly efficient. And while any decent photo equipment store will be happy to sell you one, you can go the…

  105. Arduino Programming For Beginners: The Traffic Light Controller

    Last week, we learnt about the basic structure of an Arduino program and took a closer look at the ‘blink’ example. Hopefully you took the opportunity to experiment with code,…

  106. Tutorial 14: Arduino LCD Thermometer

    In this tutorial, a temperature sensor (MCP9700 linear active thermistor IC) and LCD are connected to the Arduino. The Arduino reads the temperature from the MCP9700 on analog pin A0…

  107. Beyond the Arduino IDE: AVR USART Serial

    A microcontroller is a self-contained, but very limited computer — halfway between a computer and a component. The top reasons to integrate a microcontroller into your projects are connectivity and…

  108. Kid-friendly PuppyDuino 0.31

    OK, this is not a fully autonomous “get you a beer, open it for you and then tweet about it” robodog (yet 😉 but if you’re itching to get past…

  109. The Arduino Mothbot

    The purpose of this project is to design and build a simple light-following robot using an Arduino Duemilanove microcontroller board. I really wanted to share a robot project that was…

  110. David Bynoe works in progress

    For an upcoming project I needed a pneumatic ram with a closed loop control system so I could position it accurately. Didn’t have the budget for an off the shelf…

  111. Tilt Sensor Tutorial using arduino

    What is a tilt sensor? Tilt sensors allow you to detect orientation or inclination. They are small, inexpensive, low-power and easy-to-use. If used properly, they will not wear out. Their…

  112. RFID with Arduino

    If you ever wanted to integrate RFID functionality into your project, this small tutorial might help you accomplish that. I used the RDM630 module from seeedstudio in its UART version. It comes…

  113. Arduino Serial Thermometer

    The Arduino reads temperature from a MCP9700 temperature sensor IC and displays the temperature in the Arduino IDE serial monitor window. Also see the Arduino LCD thermometer tutorial (tutorial 14). Prerequisites Complete Tutorial…

  114. The Ardweeny: the little friend of the Arduino (and how to beef it up) using arduino

    Open-source hardware? Arduino(tm) is the first name to come to mind! As great as it is, sometimes we need a small microcontroller solution for a project, or a stripped-down version…

  115. Arduino Knight Rider

    In this tutorial, eight LEDs are interfaced to the Arduino Uno board. This is not complicated – it is just like interfacing a single LED to the Arduino as done…

  116. Arduino LCD

    In this tutorial you will connect a LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) to the Arduino Uno and then run the Arduino LCD example programs that are built into the Arduino IDE.…

  117. Let’s make an Arduino real time clock shield

    Today we are going to make a real time clock Arduino shield. Doing so will give you a simple way of adding … real time capability to your projects such…

  118. PIR Motion Sensor Tutorial using arduino

    Pyroelectric (“Passive”) InfraRed sensors: ”’What is a PIR sensor?”’ PIR sensors allow you to sense motion, almost always used to detect whether a human has moved in or out of…

  119. The Smuggie: Tweet straight from your Snuggie using arduino

    Want to tweet how satisfied you are cuddled up in your Snuggie? The Smuggie is a modified Snuggie, designed specifically for those who feel the need to express their smug…

  120. Very simple ECG + Pulse Oximeter using arduino

    Scott W Harden has built an updated version of his ECG circuit for tracking his heartbeat. The main goal of the update is to provide a hack for collecting heartbeat…

  121. LED Umbrella with Arduino using arduino

    The LED Umbrella with Arduino combines an umbrella, an 8×10 LED matrix and an Arduino microcontroller to create a controllable, programmable LED experience in the privacy of your own umbrella. This…

  122. Arduino Wind Instrument using arduino

    I wanted to create an Arduino instrument that was easy to play, but would sound better with practice. This “wind” instrument combines the Sparkfun Electret Microphone breakout board with the…

  123. Temperature Data Logger

    A temperature data logger, is a portable measurement device that is able to recording temperature over a defined period of time automatically. The data can be retrieved and viewed after…

  124. Arduino Basics: RCtime using arduino

    RCtime is a function for the Arduino that finds its roots in Basic-based micro controller programming languages (such as the Basic Stamp). This function basically counts the amount of time…

  125. Light Meter Using I2C Level Converter, LCD, and TSL2561using arduino

    I recently needed to measure how different materials affect light transmission for a gardening project.  I decided this was the perfect opportunity to try out the new logic level converter…

  126. Arduino Binary Die using arduino

    After buying a Nanode (an Arduino-compatible board with ethernet built-in) last weekend, we’ve been trying to work it out by making a couple of simple examples, the ‘Binary Dice’ is…

  127. RFduino Compass

    Step 1: Material Needed While other combinations of materials may be used, the ones used for this project and shown here are: RFD22102 RFduino DIP BLE & ARM CPU RFD22121…

  128. How to build an Arduino energy monitor – measuring mains voltage and current

    This guide details how to build a simple electricity energy monitor on that can be used to measure how much electrical energy you use in your home. It measures voltage…

  129. Arduino Circular Cylon!

    This is a quick arduino project that is great for beginners. Enjoy! There is a video on the last step! Step 1: What you Need To build this project you…

  130. How to build an Arduino energy monitor – measuring mains voltage and current arduino

    Including voltage measurement via AC-AC voltage adapter and current measurement via a CT sensor. This guide details how to build a simple electricity energy monitor on that can be used…

  131. DIY Turntable using arduino

    You always wanted to be a Disc-Jockey. You know nothing about beats, delays or mixing but, damn, scratching is like the coolest thing ever invented! If this is also your…

  132. Using an RGB LED to Detect Colours using arduino

    I am going to show you how you can use an RGB LED and a Cds photocell as a colour sensor for a micro-controller. I will illustrate the method to retrieve…

  133. Arduino – One Wire Digital Temperature Sensor – DS18B20

    The one wire Digital Temperature Sensor – DS18B20 from Maxim (formerly Dallas) is a great chip for measuring temperature in your projects. Luckily, there is a Dallas Temperature library for…

  134. Arduino + Compass Module 3-Axis HMC5883L

    Background In this blogpost we’re going to deal with the Compass Module 3-Axis HMC5883L from Parallax and how to integrate it into an Arduino. The Compass Module 3-Axis HMC5883L is…

  135. Controllers and Sensors using arduino

    John has been working to recover components from old power supplies and available trash electronics, in order to build controllers to power stepper motors and other mechanisms for the FabLab.…

  136. Arduino ISP (In System Programming) and stand-alone circuits

    We use an Arduino to program other ATmega without bootloader . This technique allows you to use all flash memory for code and make boards using new ATmega, cheaper than those…

  137. Extreme Color Organ using arduino

    Hi All! I have wanted to do something fun with my bedroom for a while now and the Make it  Glow challenge provided me with a reason to do so.…

  138. Custom Large Font For 16×2 LCDs using arduino

    A couple of years ago i was learning to use the Ardiuno and started playing around with an Hitachi HD44780 based 16×2 LCD screen. I soon learned that the screen…

  139. Demystifying 4 pin RGB LEDS (Radio Shack 276-0028) using arduino

    RGB LEDs are fairly useful in projects allowing for a wide range of color from a single unit.  However they can be a pain in the neck to work with…

  140. A simple DIY Oscilloscope with Arduino Uno and Mega

    My DIY Oscilloscope, how i got my signal Content : – Description – Screenshots – Video – Credits and links Descriptions I am experimenting with RF and IR signals in…

  141. Controllers and Sensors using arduino

    Intro The Arduino microcontroller board is able to supply a current of 40mA from its output connections. These digital outputs are fixed at 5V “ON” or 0V “OFF”. This is…

  142. Analog In with an Arduino

    Overview In this lab, you’ll learn how to connect a variable resistor to a microcontroller and read it as an analog input. You’ll be able to read changing conditions from…

  143. Single Digit Decimal counter using Arduino

    “Hello world”,I am not going to start this blog with typical “Hello world” program,since lot of resources already covered Arduino way of telling “hello world”,that is Blinking a LED. This…

  144. Addressable Milk Bottles (LED Lighting + Arduino) using arduino

    Make PPE milk bottles into good looking LED lights, and use an Arduino to control them. This recycles a number of things, mainly the milk bottles, and uses a very…

  145. Proximity Sensing Origami Flower using Arduino

    Origami is the traditional Japanese art of paper folding.  In this project, with a little help from an Arduino, you can bring your origami into the 21st century and make…

  146. Arduino Optical Theremin

    When I first became aware of Arduino, a theremin seemed like a natural project: sensor + actuator.  It turned out to be quite affordable and fun to make.  It is…

  147. Charlieplexing LEDs with an Arduino

    Charlieplexing is an ingenius method for controlling many LEDs without using many microcontroller pins. You can turn on or off one LED at a time. To light more than one…

  148. How to make a Ghost Knocker

    Step 1: Check the materials you need. Below is the list of stuff you need to make it: 1. Arduino I used an Arduino Pro Mini 3.3V. You also need…

  149. Wireless nunchuk controlled animatronic doll

    This instructable will attempt to show you how to make an animatronic doll controlled by a wireless nunchuk. This doll can only move its head though. I’m sure there are…

  150. Stress Makes Art: Galvanic Skin Response and Visual Generation

    I’m a graphic design student and built this project for a beginning electronics class. I’m interested in connecting the signals generated by one’s body to the act of visual generation.…

  151. Arduino Drawbot

    In some of my previous Arduino instructurables I have show to the Arduino beginers on how to control servos in different ways. And in my last instructurable I have show the modification…

  152. BLINKING AN LED USING AN ARDUINO UNO (EXPLAINED)

    So you’re here because you want to start learning some of the Arduino Basics… So let’s start with THE most basics… no this “tutorial” is actually a little more basic…

  153. Arduino SOS signal with 8ohms speaker and LED blinking

    SOS is the commonly used description for the international Morse code distress signal (· · · — — — · · ·).  [read more on wiki] Requirements: 1) Arduino 2*)…

  154. Basic Experimenter Board for easy prototyping of electronic circuits – See more at: http://embedded-lab.com/blog/?p=9981#sthash.O5WPNdnR.dpuf

    Most electronics projects require some common stuff like regulated power supply, input tact switches, and output LEDs during prototyping and testing phase. Wiring these things on a breadboard for every…

  155. Arduino Button Tutorial

    What’s simpler and dumber than a button, you ask… I say: behind a button, unexpected things can hide. And within a program that does various things, handling a button can…

  156. Arduino hardware hacking: Part 1

    Arduino is cool. It’s cool because it’s a tiny device – about three inches by two inches – that comes with a USB port and a programmable chip. It’s cool…

  157. Arduino A Quick-Start Guide by Maik Schmidt E-Book

    Book Description Arduino is an open-source platform that makes DIY electronics projects easier than ever. Readers with no electronics experience can create their first gadgets within a few minutes. This…

  158. Simple IR proximity sensor with Arduino

    Hello guys! In this instructable I’ll teach you how to make a very simple proximity sensor using infrared LEDs and Arduino. After several times trying to optimize it, I finally…

  159. Simple Datalogger

    Here’s a simple Arduino-based datalogger I’m currently developing: This test-of-concept model is based on the Arduino Pro Mini (ATMega168). It runs on a 1.5-V battery, using a voltage up-converter from…

  160. RGB Liquid Crystal Display using Arduino Tutorial

    This is something that almost every maker that is interested in easy electronics should know how to do. It is great for decorating or just experimenting for starters. I am…

  161. Arduino traffic lights

    I made this project on the same night that my Arduino Duemilanove arrived from Cool Components.  After being an Instructables member for about a year I though it was time…

  162. Arduino – Basic Theremin meets Processing!

    My last theremin involved a small speaker. Now I’ve replaced the speaker with my PC, using processing to pick up the values from the SRF05 ultrasound sonar distance sensor and…

  163. Arduino – A Basic Theremin

    Theremins are cool. Fact. You may also have heard of them as either aetherphone/ etherophone or termenvox/ thereminvox. Essentially its an electronic music instrument that plays a certain note depending…

  164. How to make a servo leg using Arduino

    This instructable will show you how to create a simple servo leg that can be controlled by buttons on an arduino or via serial. Here is a video of the…

  165. Simple Ipod Controller using an Arduino

    This instructable will help you understand the iPod serial protocol, and how to send commands to an iPod using an Arduino.  This instructable is only meant to show the basics…

  166. Breadboard adapter for ESP8266 module

    ESP8266 is an inexpensive serial-to-wifi tranceiver chip that allows to connect any microcontroller with a serial port to a WiFi network. Because of its simplicity and low cost, it is…

  167. Kids and parents discovering the wonders of 3d printing

    Last weekend Arduino and Officine Arduino participated to  the third edition of Codemotion Rome, the international event focused on the art of programming. During the three-day event we organized presentations…

  168. Arduino, Sensors, and MIDI

    Now that you’re up to speed on using Arduino’s inputs and outputs, this Instructable will give you everything you need to get started using sensors to trigger MIDI notes from…

  169. Light Clapper using arduino

    This is a project that I quickly made one night because I wanted to ‘clap’ to turn off and on the light in my room! I have a small room…

  170. Remote control via GPRS/GSM SMS(Arduino)

    Remote control, especially when this no ethernet or Wifi in the outdoor, has been a very profound things in the past. When I was a child, I always image that…

  171. A solar tracking automatic motorized window blind retrofit using Arduino

    Buildings account for 20-40% of total energy use in developed countries. Window shades (or blinds) can help to reduce building energy use and improve visual comfort (i.e., reducing glare and…

  172. CrEST

    Let’s Set Up Your Arduino and Breadboard! Yep, for real: Let’s Set Up Your Arduino and Breadboard! (use the instructions here, or flip to page 12 in your book) Step…

  173. Sensor Arduino Lab 2013

    This lab most recently revamped by Edgar Berdahl and Wendy Ju. Chris Carlson, possibly Bill Verplank, and others have likely contributed. For this lab you need your Satellite CCRMA kit,…

  174. Beginner Arduino

    The Arduino is a pocket-sized computer (also called a “microcontroller”) that you can program and use to control circuits. It interacts with the outside word through sensors, leds, motors, speakers……

  175. Ambient Etch-a-Sketch

    We built a pseudo Etch-A-Sketch emulator that modifies its appearance based on the user’s environment – the temperature and light conditions. Instead of only drawing horizontal and vertical lines, we…

  176. Making a program start using a switch

    Connecting the Switch To connect the switch to the Arduino, you will need the switch, two jumper wires, and a 10kΩ (brown-black-orange) resistor. Once you have all the required parts,…

  177. Programming an ATtiny w/ Arduino 1.0

    This tutorial shows you how to program an ATtiny45, ATtiny85, ATtiny44 or ATtiny84 microcontroller using the Arduino software. These are small, cheap ($2-3) microcontrollers that are convenient for running simple…

  178. Arduino Cat Detector SD Card Logger

    I used: an Arduino Uno a Parallax PIR Motion Sensor and a Seeed Studio SD Card Shield Arduino, shield, sd card, logging shield, storage, logger Check out This instructable on…

  179. Physical Computing with Arduino

    Digital pins 1-7 are generally used as input pins and Digital pins 8-13 are used as output pins. Digital pins 9-11 can be used as analog output pins. That is,…

  180. Momentary Switch as Digital Sensor

    In many cases switches are just switches. They directly control the flow of electricity to an appliance, flashlight or mains-voltage lamp. An example of this is the switch on the…

  181. Passive Sensors – Detecting Light and Motion

    Equipment:  Arduino UNO microcomputer, PC with Arduino IDE installed, and a USB cable.                        CdS PhotoSensitive Resistor(s), 10K Ohm Resistor, and Parallax PIR Motion Sensor Passive sensors detect some physical…

  182. Tracking Cat Eyes via Kinect using Arduino

    This instructable was made as part of the CS graduate course “Tangible Interactive Computing” at the University of Maryland, College Park taught by Professor Jon Froehlich. The course focused on…

  183. How to connect a servo to the Arduino

    Servo Cable The continuous rotation servos that come with the BOE Shield-Bot have a 3-wire cable for connecting it to the power and controller. The black wire is the ground,…

  184. $1.50 Arduino TV Annoyer

    Hey Arduino fans! Here is an ‘ible for making a device that turns TVs on when you want them off, and off then you want them on! If you hide…

  185. Just Veggin with an Arduino Beetbox

    Bring Touch Control to the Arduino. Use interesting touch sensors like Carrots or Beets to make a “Beetbox”. In this instructable you will learn: * How to use the Cap…

  186. Robot Arm Set using Arduino

    I made use of Smart Tank Chassis in the past 4 projects and I wanna do something very different. After searching in google and consider different stuffs for a couple…

  187. Arduino Digital Switch Code

    This is basic for your arduino projects, input switch read from digital input. When ever switch pressed, LED will turn on.   [caption id="attachment_4235" align="aligncenter" width="600"] PushButton_arduino_code[/caption]   Instruction; 1)…

  188. The Jack’O Lantern Early Warning System using Arduino

    This was originally going to be a tutorial on how to hook up a pumpkin to the internet so that the lights inside it could be controlled via twitter, text…

  189. Read ASCII String using Arduino

    This sketch uses the Serial.parseInt() function to locate values separated by a non-alphanumeric character. Often people use a comma to indicate different pieces of information (this format is commonly referred to…

  190. Debounce an input using Arduino

    This example demonstrates how to debounce an input, which means checking twice in a short period of time to make sure it’s definitely pressed. Without debouncing, pressing the button once can appear…

  191. Simple Arduino L.E.D Police Lights

    This was one of the first programs i wrote for the arduino after having it a few days 🙂 we will be making l.e.d police lights with minimal materials Step…

  192. Control Servo with Light using Arduino

    Hello! In this Instructable i will teach you how to control a servo using a Photocell. This is very simple and good for beginners. Step 1: Materials 1 x Photocell…

  193. ‘Knock Back’ – A Knock Echoing Arduino

    This is a simple Arduino sketch that was originally designed to experiment with arrays and the built-in timing functionality. I based it on the tutorial sample code http://www.arduino.cc/en/Tutorial/Knock The system consists…

  194. Simple 2-way motor control for the arduino

    When I say simple, I don’t mean use a speed control. But control the motor directly without any external circuitry. Here’s how: How this came about: I recently was working on…

  195. Laser Tag Stuffed Animals

    Ever feel like there aren’t enough toys at the intersection of cuddly and terrifying? Wish your stuffed animals could double as weapons? Then I’ve got the toy for you. These…

  196. Using a Dot Matrix LED with an Arduino and Shift Register

    The Siemens DLO7135 Dot matrix LED is one amazing piece of optoelectronics. It’s billed as a 5×7 Dot Matrix Intelligent Display (r) with Memory/Decoder/Driver. Along with that memory, it’s got…

  197. Stupid Simple Arduino LF RFID Tag Spoofer

    RFID tags are all over the place.  They’re used in building access control systems, passports, inventory tracking . . .   This instructable will show how you can use an…

  198. Reading RFID Tags with an Arduino

    In this project, you’ll learn to read an RFID tag using the Innovations ID-12 reader and an Arduino Duemilanove. Step 1: Let’s Get Started! We’ll be using the ID Innovations…

  199. Make a Mini LED Siren powered by Arduino

    This is one of the first projects I have made with Arduino. It’s a little siren with a LED that fades and blinks on and off. It demonstrates basic use…

  200. Memsic 2125 Accelerometer using Arduino

    The Memsic 2125 (datasheet) is a two-axis accelerometer capable of measuring acceleration up to plus or minus 2g. It has a simple digital interface: two pins (one for each axis)…

  201. How to Make a Tactile Feedback Compass Belt

    Have you ever wondered how migratory birds manage to have such an amazing sense of direction despite being so generally clueless? They can sense the Earth’s magnetic field with what…

  202. Arduino led pendulum

    Step 2: Putting up the wires Strip both ends of wires -insert one end of each wire into sockets numbered -Gnd(black wire in my case)-this will be the common ground…

  203. Arduino HVAC Servo Thermostat or Controller

    Welcome to my ‘green’ instructable! I am going to show you how to use an Arduino, two servo motors a temperature sensor and some metal (or wood) to make a…

  204. Arduino Electromagnetic Field Detector

    A while back I saw an EMF (Electromagnetic Field) Detector at makezine.com that used a led bargraph. I decided to modify it to use a 7-Segment LED Display! Here’s my…

  205. Power off from an Arduino Sketch using the Pololu Power Switch

    If you need an Arduino to shut off from within your Sketch, this is the solution. We will explore wiring the Pololu Pushbutton Power Switch, programming the Arduino to shut…

  206. Digital Read Serial using Arduino

    This example shows you how to monitor the state of a switch by establishing serial communication between your Arduino and your computer over USB. Hardware Required Arduino Board A momentary switch, button,…

  207. chipKIT Project 5: Digital stopwatch on seven segment LED display

    In this project, we will use the chipKIT Uno32 board to build a digital stopwatch capable of timing minutes, seconds, and 1/10th of seconds, and with a basic start and…

  208. Arduino Switch Statement used with sensor input

    An if statement allows you to choose between two discrete options, TRUE or FALSE. When there are more than two options, you can use multiple if statements, or you can…

  209. Midi Light Show using Arduino

    For a class, my teammate and I decided to develop a MIDI based system that has a responsive light for each note played.  For example, if you plug our little…

  210. Arduino Thermostat (Mechanical)

    I am currently living in a college dorm. Like most dorms it’s about the size of a tissue box but less comforting. Fortunately, my room has a heater/AC with four…

  211. Acrylic Arduino Prototyping Stand

    I do a lot of projects with Arduino’s and breadboards.  Often as I work on a messy workbench, the Arduino or breadboard get jostled and the wires pop out of…

  212. How to use a while loop to calibrate the value of an analog sensor using Arduino

    Sometimes you want everything in the program to stop while a given condition is true. You can do this using a while loop. This example shows how to use a while…

  213. Serial Call and Response with ASCII-encoded output using Arduino

    This example demonstrates string-based communication from the Arduino board to the computer using a call-and-response (handshaking) method. The sketch sends an ASCII string on startup and repeats that until it…

  214. Calibrating sensor input using Arduino

    This example demonstrates one techinque for calibrating sensor input. The Arduino takes sensor readings for five seconds during the startup, and tracks the highest and lowest values it gets. These…

  215. Arduino Prototyping Shield on the cheap

    Breadboards are very handy, but sometimes I just want to connect one IC or some LEDs and resistors to the controller. My simple solution was to canibalize a cheap Breadboard…

  216. No-Solder Arduino Breadboard Shield

    The goal of this instructable is to make a no solder arduino breadboard shield like this one: Step 1: You will need Parts list: Super glue* Mini breadboard size 4.5×3.5…

  217. Arduino Bracket

    When you are tinkering around with your Arduino and a breadboard you might want to make yourself an “Arduino Bracket”. Nothing more than header pins and a piece of wire,…

  218. Basic Arduino Tutorials : 01 Blinking LED

    In this instructable, I’m going to show you how to make a simple circuit/code with an arduino, which will make an LED connected to it flash from off to on,…

  219. Input Pullup Serial using Arduino

    This example demonstrates the use of INPUT_PULLUP with pinMode(). It monitors the state of a switch by establishingserial communication between your Arduino and your computer over USB. Additionally, when the input…

  220. Poduino Case

    The ‘Poduino Case’. A protective case for your Arduino (with breadboard work area): I just received my Arduino Duemilanove and breadboard today. After some careful thought, I realized there is…

  221. Simple Arduino Traffic Lights

    Have you ever made a city out of Legos? I know i have built many of them but they all missed something… Traffic lights! So i decided to make my…

  222. Diorama, Bat in the cave using Arduino

    The purpose of this instructable is to outline our development of this bat in the cave as well as provide instructions and tips for future engineers hoping to complete a…

  223. simpleTweet_01 python using Arduino

    Arduino Python Twitter (Windows) In this instructable we’ll modify my simpleTweet_00 and rewrite the Processing code with Python. You can expect an ignorant walkthrough by an illiterate noob, but maybe…

  224. Arduino + Temperature + Humidity

    A simple temperature sensor using one LM35 Precision Temperature Sensor , Humidity Sensor and Arduino, so you can hookup on your future projects. The circuit will send serial information about…

  225. Kid’s Game to Arduino Enigma Machine

    The technology behind Enigma machines and the work done to crack them has influenced cryptography, cryptanalysis, and computer science in general.  If you’re unfamiliar with Enigma machines, it’s a device…

  226. Ultrasonic Range Finder with an ATtiny85 using an Arduino

    I’m here to show you how to use a HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Range Finder with an ATtiny85 as well as programming the ATtiny85 using the wonderful shield that randofo created. List of materials: ATtiny85 Programming…





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