Ever played Mario on Play-Doh or Piano on Bananas?
Makey Makey, an invention kit for everyone, is a simple circuit board that lets you reprogram the world by connecting everyday objects to a computer. Rewire the World!
Key Features of the Makey Makey
- Turn everyday objects like bananas into touchpads!
- Connect the world around you to your computer! Setup takes just seconds.
- Just plug, clip, and play! No programing knowledge needed.
- 1000s of possibilities! Draw your own game controller! Dance like never before!
- No software to install. Works with Mac and Windows.
Warning: Extended use may result in creative confidence.
What is Makey Makey?
Turn the whole world into a keyboard. It's a simple Invention Kit for Beginners orExperts doing art, engineering, and everything in between.
How Does it Work?
Alligator Clip two objects to the Makey Makey. For example, you and a banana (or an ice cube, or a kitty cat). When you touch the banana, the computer just thinks a keyboard key is being pressed, so you can type a letter, jump in a video game, take apicture, or play some music.
Who is Makey Makey For?
Kids, Artists, Educators, Engineers, Inventors, Makers. Really it is for everyone.
What materials work with Makey Makey?
Ketchup, Pencil Graphite, Finger Paint, Fruits, Plants, Coins, Your Grandma, Silverware, Anything that is Wet, Pets, Aluminum, Rain, and hundreds more. Really any material that can conduct at least a tiny bit of electricity.
What can I create?
Make a banana piano, play Mario on a play dough game pad, take a selfie of your cat every time she drinks water. How? First, load up a computer program or any webpage. Let's say you load up a piano. Then, instead of using the computer keyboard buttons to play the piano, you can hook the Makey Makey to something fun, like bananas, and the bananas become your piano keys.
Hundreds more of examples can be found at MakeyMakey.com. The Makey Makey Educator Guide download can be downloaded here - https://makeymakey.com/education/Makey_Makey_Educ...
Makey Makey Lesson Plans download - https://makeymakey.com/lessons/lesson-plans.pdf
This is the original and best Makey Makey, not a copy or Fakey Makey.
The Makey Makey Classic kit includes:
- Makey Makey Board,
- USB Cable,
- 7 Alligator Cables,
- 6 connector wires,
- Illustrated instruction guide,
- Makey Makey stickers
Warranty and Support
The Makey Makey comes with a 1 year warranty.
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