MaKey MaKey Quickstart Guide

This Tutorial is Retired!

This tutorial covers concepts or technologies that are no longer current. It's still here for you to read and enjoy, but may not be as useful as our newest tutorials.

View the updated tutorial: Makey Makey Classic Hookup Guide

Contributors: jimblom
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Resources and Going Further

If you're left with any questions after reading this tutorial, here are all the MaKey MaKey-related resources we can find:

Example Projects

Sometimes following by example is the best way to learn. If you're not sure where to start with the MaKey MaKey, give these examples a look-over. I hope they inspire you! If you want your project added to this list, post it in the comments below, or send us an email!

Advanced MaKey MaKey-ing

Have you outgrown the MaKey MaKey's default arrow, space, and home keys? Want to remap the MaKey MaKey inputs, program the MaKey MaKey in Arduino, and use that mysterious output connector? Then join us over on part 2 of this quickstart guide!