DIY Fungineering Helmet

Build and Engineer your first wearable tech design! Pre-scored cardboard and circuit kit you can build yourself!

Request a Class Kit

Are you a teacher, institution or troop?

If you’d like to purchase a class kit, more than 10 Fungineering Helmets, for your group please contact us so we can create an estimate that best fits your group.

Fungineer The Future!

Cardboard Magic

Tap into your inner-inventor and cardboard craft a unique piece of wearable art.

Introduction To Circuits

Delve into the basics of breadboard Engineering or level up if your child’s a pro!

Hackable Step-by-Step Instructions

Start from a base kit and let your imagination design and fungineer the rest!
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See what’s inside

Watch how excited this tinkerer gets after finishing the build!

Circuit-board, Switch, LEDs  – LIT!

“I felt so accomplished! Especially when I saw the lights were working and it was ready to paint!” – Stella, 5th grader

How It Works:

Cardboard & Electronics

The Fungineering Helmet is a great introduction to wearable technology for young tinkerers. Start simply with a cardboad build and upgrade with advanced add-ons to add functionality. When they’ve fully constructed their helmets they can paint, bedazzle or add on extra cardboard pieces to create unique helmet designs!

The Kit Includes:

  • Pre-Scored Cardboard Panels
  • LEDs, Breadboard, Circuits, Light Switch and Battery Pack
  • Glue Strips – Glue Gun Optional (not included)
  • Optional design pieces to add space helmet-like flair!

Endless Room For Creativity!

See what teachers and kids are raving about. This cardboard helmet can be turned into anything.

Hackable Design

Though the Fungineering Helmet is a step-by-step build after you’ve built the base helmet you can hack the design by personalizing it!

It’s whatever your inspired to build.

 

Upgradeable Tech:

Add the breadboard, and see the helmet come alive, learn how to add the switch, LEDs and control the light-up colors! For a more advanced route you can add your own Arduino maybe with sensors… additional lights… ?

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there detailed instructions?

Yes. When you purchase a helmet, basic or advanced, you’ll receive step-by-step instructions on how to build your helmet and set-up your breadboard and circuits. You can join our member portal if purchasing the advanced kit to share your creations, and ask questions to other tinkerers.

Do I have to be a Teacher?

No. The Fungineering Helmet is designed to be a simple build, with plenty of instructional resources and support. It’s ideal for an 7+ year-old to do with some help from an adult.

Do you have a curriculum if I'm using this for a class/home school/club?

If you’re purchasing, 10 or more kits for a class, group or homeschool program we provide a “Teacher’s Guide” set of Instructions, to drive home the engineering and design thinking principles learned in making the helmet.

To submit an order for more than 10 students please contact us directly, Here.

How is this different from other kits?

Unlike most maker or crafting kits the Fungineering Helmet is Hackable. Where most kits are simply “follow these instructions… you’ll end up with this!” Our helmet is a base and blank cardboard canvas that inspires and challenges kids to go through the process of  design-thinking, build and craft a experience.

Request a Class Kit

Are you a teacher, institution or troop?

If you’d like to purchase a class kit, more than 10 Fungineering Helmets, for your group please contact us so we can create an estimate that best fits your group.

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