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Create your own light up name badge in minutes with this simple STEAM activity. This simple activity teaches kids about optics, circuits, and art. You start with a blank piece of acrylic and slowly etch your name or design on it. Once finished you add in an LED and whatever you've etched lights up. This process is typically called "edge lit acrylic" and you can often find it being used for fancy Exit or shop display signs.‚ Whenever possible limit names to 4 or 5 letters, as longer names tend to wear out the person etching them. The project takes between 10-15 minutes to complete. Batteries will power the LED for days and can easily be replaced by pulling back the stickers.‚ Since their kit uses coin cell batteries and sharp safety pins adult supervision is recommended.