Quantity   Component name
1 × Arduino UNO (or whatever your favourite is)
1 × SD card reader + SD card You can wither use a Shield with SD card reader, a BYB or cobble together your own. It's easy!
1 × LED strip display You can use WS2801 strips or similar to make your display and whatever size you wish to have
1 × +5v power supply I save all old mobile phone chargers and reuse them to all my microcotroller projects.