[sdiy] Christmas Projects - first results

Dave Magnuson kingravine at comcast.net
Thu Dec 27 19:50:58 CET 2012

> -----Original Message-----
> From: synth-diy-bounces at dropmix.xs4all.nl [mailto:synth-diy-
> bounces at dropmix.xs4all.nl] On Behalf Of Tim Daugard
> Sent: Thursday, December 27, 2012 9:30 AM
> To: synth-diy at dropmix.xs4all.nl
> Subject: Re: [sdiy] Christmas Projects - first results
> Taught almost 7 year old granddaughter to solder. I was in radio shack for
> couple parts and she saw a Velman? LED Christmas tree kit. By the time we
> got to the LEDs, she was installing the parts, soldering them in and
cliping the
> leads and not wanting ANY help grandpa..  After struggling to clip the
> (not enough hand strength yet) on the first 8 LEDs she decided I could
> some. After she decided on whither to use the gold or the silver 9-Volt
> battery (and showing her how to match the circuit board + sign with the
> battery + sign) she put the battery in and it worked first time.
> Still another week and a half of her vacation left.
> Tim Daugard

I love it when the young ones show interest in my hobbies.   Sound like you
need to buy your granddaughter a Fatman kit next year ;)  


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