Halloween is coming soon. It is time to prepare scary hacks. Different web pages show Halloween hacking ideas. Here are links to so ideas picked from different sources:
Halloween Knock Box. So what is it anyway? Well, as the name implies, when you knock on it, it knocks back. And if you knock on it a special number of times, it’ll play a secret tune. Halloween Knock Box article says that it is a great little item to have at any Halloween event — and kids love it!
Another knocking project was presented in DIY office door castle knocker article. Instead of the door making the standard boring door noise, make your door to sound like the castle door knockers from Young Frankenstein.
What better time to try your hand at a twinkling, illuminated project? Just winging it! article says that LED wings make an awesome accent to your costume or a fun project to share with your little fairy or dragon! Mixed-signal costume article shows another LED costume idea.
Kids, Halloween and Arduino article shows how to build an Arduino powered LED message display. A suitable Halloween gadget for kid.
Pumpkin lanterns are traditional Halloween props. 10 Cyborg Jack-o’-Lanterns for Terrifying the Neighborhood Kids article gives examples how you can juice up your traditional jack-o’-lanterns into something a little bit more impressive for scaring all-comers.
Here is one really scary looking lantern. Fire Breathing Jack-O-Lantern of Death page tells about a very dangerous Halloween effect hack. This isn’t a new idea but it is a very unique and simple implementation based on re-purposing existing commercial products controlled with Arduino + ultrasound distance sensor.
For more Halloween hack ideas check also my older postings Halloween hack ideas.