Makey Makey Classic Hookup Guide

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Welcome to the world of Makey Makey! A world where everyday objects are much more than they appear. Bananas are more than just a curvy fruit --- they're keys to a virtual piano. Play-Doh isn't just a child's toy --- it's the controlling force behind Pacman's up/down/left/right. And your simple pencil drawings are a portal to Portal.

Makey Makey Classic by JoyLabz

Makey Makey Classic by JoyLabz


Be prepared to look at everyday objects in a whole new light. Be stoked! The world is your construction kit.

Materials Required

  • Makey Makey --- The star of the show! The kit should already include:
    • Mini-USB Cable
    • Alligator Clip Cables
    • Tinned Tipped Wires
  • A computer (Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux) with an Available USB Slot
  • Button Material (e.g., fruit, Play-Doh, tin foil, copper tape, pencil, a friend)
  • A Primed Imagination

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