Details: What is make makey? > turn the whole world into a keyboard. It's a simple invention kit for Beginners or experts doing art, engineering, and everything in between.
how does it work? > alligator clip two objects to the Maker makes. For example, you and a banana (or an ice cube, or a 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 a picture, or play some music!
who is make makes for? > kids, artists, educators, engineers, inventors, makers. Really it is for everyone. what materials work with make 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 a video game 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 Maker make up to something fun, like bananas, and the bananas become your piano keys.
1000s of free guides and lesson plans can can be found at makeymakey.Com
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, Windows & Chromebook.