Device Details

Overview

The switch adapted Smooth Moves Sloth sings and dances and can be controlled with accessible switches that have a 3.5mm jack. The sloth is a Fisher Price toy that teaches ABCs, 123s, opposites and simple games.

Usage

You can use the Smooth Moves Sloth by plugging in two switches. Then, press the switches to activate the sloth’s songs and dance moves.

Build Instructions

You can build the Smooth Moves Sloth by following the video tutorial by SWITCHED Adapted Toys. Follow the “How to prep your 3.5mm headphone jack” tutorial first to prepare for this toy adaption. When you have opened your sloth, inspect its circuit board, if you cannot solder directly to the circuit board as shown in the video, reference the “Alternate Assembly Instructions” document.

Bill of Materials

1 x Fisher Price Smooth Moves Sloth Toy (https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B07P982CKZ/)

2 x 3.5mm Female Headphone Jacks (something like this cut in half: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B08CXNHXZQ/)

2 x Zip Tie

Tools

  • Drill and 5/32″ drill bit
  • Soldering iron
  • Solder

Attributions

Design and tutorial by SWITCHED Adapted Toys: https://www.switchedtoys.org/