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The Three Little Pigs’ New House

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The Three Little Pigs is a well known fairytale. The wolf huffs and puffs and blows down houses. But, what if the wolf is tempted to open the door? The pigs are leaving it unlocked, after all.

That's where the special door knob that Ashley, Sony, Joseph, and Julian built comes in. Hidden under the doorknob is a sensor that detects the wolf trying to open the door. When the wolf comes close to the house the door knob will spin and make the wolf spin faster and faster until he dies. 

 

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