Squishy Circuits

Squishy Circuits Kit

Squishy Circuits kits help kids learn about electric circuits.

Please watch the Squishy Circuits presentation prepared by Debbie Sternklar before using the kits.


14 Squishy Circuits boxes.

Each box contains:

  • One Battery Holder with red and black wires attached
  • One Piezoelectric Buzzer with red and black wires attached
  • One Mechanical Buzzer with red and black wires attached
  • One Electric Motor with red and black wires attached
  • 25 LEDs of various colors
  • Extra AA batteries
  • Sandwich bags
  • 2 Books:
    • Squishy Circuits by Kristin Fontichiaro and AnnMarie P. Thomas
    • Electricity Bulbs, Batteries, and Sparks by Darlene Stille


The salt in the conductive dough corrodes the terminals.  Please wipe the components and terminals with a wet cloth after using.

Put the non-working LEDs in the sandwich bags when returning.


Ted Talks Squishy Circuits https://www.ted.com/talks/annmarie_thomas_squishy_circuits?language=en

How To Squishy Circuits http://courseweb.stthomas.edu/apthomas/SquishyCircuits/howTo.htm

The Tinkering Studio Squishy Circuits http://tinkering.exploratorium.edu/squishy-circuits

Lesson Plan Squishy Circuits

The Squishy Circuits presentation was prepared by Debbie Sternklar,  Voorheesville Public Library for YS Librarian Training at Mohawk Valley Library System, Maker Space Work Party: Squishy Circuits on 4/30/2015.

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