Behold! Instructions for how to build your very own projector using a smartphone, a shoebox, and some office supplies. This DIY is brought to you by instructables.com, a fabulous website helping you do almost anything you can think of…from zombie makeup to cleaning a canoe to building a smartphone projector!
One of their contributors, Angelo, explains the projector project step-by-step. It should also be noted that Angelo has a number of great videos that you can find here. The smartphone projector is super simple and looks like a great DIY to do with kids.
While you don’t need to understand optics in order to complete your own shoebox projector, it would be a great opportunity to explore a little with the projector enthusiast or kiddo in your life! Plus, if you don’t have a kiddo in your life but still want to do this project, you have our full endorsement!