How To

You can build some of the parts that make up Erica. Making something flash lights, move, squeek is a fun and educational project!


Although we used a fairly complex LED system to add so many – it is easy to try similar things with a berryclip.

Webcam eyes:

You can try a webcam easily – see our notes

Motorise something:

servos are fairly easy to use too – there is a nice guide from Adafruit here

Make a small display:

Not quite like Erica’s side-screens but these little screens are very easy to use – try making your own alarm clock for example