Killer Coders Kensington Talent Show 2024!

My third grader, who has watched me code professionally for years, chose ‘Python’ as his talent for the annual talent show. To make coding appealing to an audience of over 200 participants and their families, we opted for a project involving individually addressable LED lights. This project has since gained popularity, attracting more children who are eager to participate. Consequently, we’ve simplified and adapted it to be more accessible.

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We showed our AI, which is like a smart robot inside the computer, how to use code to make awesome designs. By looking at lots of examples, it learned to mix bits and pieces together to create new, amazing art. 

Just a Few Simple Steps

Matrix Display Supplies:

  1. Cardboard
  2. Light Strip
  3. Grid
  4. Diffuser
  5. Some Wire w/ Clips
  6. ESP 8266 Microcontroller

Takes about 1-3 hours to build

It’s refreshing to see my son wanting to use the computer for more than video games!


Got Questions? We’ve Got Answers!

Whether you’re just starting or already building, our FAQ section has all the answers you need. Find quick solutions and tips to enhance your project experience.

What age group is this project for?

Perfect for kids in third grade and up, designed to be engaging and safe for young learners.

How long does it take to complete a project?

Projects vary, typically taking 1-3 hours, making it a fulfilling weekend activity.

Do I need to have technical knowledge to help my child?

No technical background needed! Our guides are kid & parent-friendly and easy to follow.

Can my child work on this independently?

Yes, older children can work independently, while younger ones may need some guidance.

Are the materials used in the project safe?

Absolutely! Safety is our top priority. We use child-friendly materials and tools.

How does this project contribute to my child’s education?

It’s a practical approach to learning STEM skills, enhancing creativity, and developing problem-solving abilities.

A Learning Adventure Awaits

Interactive Learning

Engaging, hands-on activities that foster curiosity and tech skills.


Challenges that enhance critical thinking and creativity.

Skill Building

Develops essential STEM skills in a fun, practical way.

Community Involvement

A platform to share creations and learn from peers.

Safety First

Child-friendly tools and materials, ensuring a safe learning environment.

Creative Expression

Freedom to design and create unique digital art.

Clear Guidance

Simple, step-by-step instructions tailored for young learners.

Accessible Technology

Simplified tech concepts for easy understanding.

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