Solar Bug Kit 2.0 from Brown Dog Gadgets - 4 Pack

Product ID: 5415


Create multiple solar-powered insects that moves with this fun-filled STEM project from Brown Dog Gadgets!

Learn about solar energy by creating a simple solar circuit in minutes using only conductive tape! Cut out your bug, decorate it, then add your solar cell and vibrating motor. All parts are connected with our special Maker Tape conductive tape, perfect for younger students. Once built these bugs will move around in the sun, and best of all, they'll never run out of power.

The 4 Pack comes with supplies for four full bugs, as well as 8 different card stock bug templates to choose from. Additional bug parts (legs and wings) can be found in the online guide for printing. Scissors and coloring supplies not included.

Additional designs and body parts can be printed off their website, as well as student activity pages and lesson plans.

Parts List:

  • 16 x Googly Eyes
  • 4 x Solar Cells
  • 4 x Self-Sticking Motors
  • 4 x Foam Tape Pieces
  • 4 x Double-Sided Bug Cards
  • 1 x 5m Roll 1/4" Maker Tape

Warning: Kit includes small parts and batteries. These are a choking hazard. Not intended for children under the age of 10.

Printable directions and an eBook can be found on Brown Dog Gadget's online Project Database, and include leveled Lesson Plans and Student Activity Sheets. 

Technical Details

If you have questions about implementing their Solar Bugs in your classroom or after-school program please contact them here. Brown Dog Gadgets has been helping educators implement solar activities in their classrooms for years and have many helpful tips and tricks.