Device Details


The slithering snake switch adapted toy is a remote control snake that can be controlled with three switches. The switches control the “forward,” “right,” and “left” directions. The snake is charged with a USB cable and 3 LR44 button batteries are included for the remote.


You can control the snake by positioning the remote within range of the snake. Then, you can press the corresponding switch to control the direction the snake moves. You must charge the snake first, once charged, it has about 20 minutes of operational time.

Build Instructions

Download the pdf instructions to build the slithering snake toy. Some 3D printed components, commercially available electronic components, and the snake toy are required.

Bill of Materials

1 x Remote Control Snake Toy ( or (

3 x Mono Jack (CUI MJ3502 ~$1.32)

2 x #4 Metal Screw, 3/8″ Length (e.g., ~$0.46 OR )

6 x 15 cm Length 22 AWG Wire

2 x 15 cm Length Heat Shrink Wire Wrap

1 x 3D Printed Mono Jack Box Lid

1 x 3D Printed Mono Jack Box Base


  • Soldering iron 
  • Solder 
  • Drill
  • 5/32” drill bit 
  • Wire strippers 
  • Flush cutters 
  • Screwdriver 
  • Needle nosed pliers 
  • Permanent marker 
  • Ruler 

3D Printing

Two 3D printed components are required, these files can be downloaded. Print the files at 0.25mm layer height with 2-3 shells. Print the box base with supports and find detailed instructions in the 3D print guide.


Original switch adaption completed by Tinkered Toy Box