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Makey Makey at Home

Source: core-electronics.com.au

Makey Makey home kitHave you heard of Makey Makey? If not, you’re about to have your mind blown! Makey Makey is an incredible way to bring imagination, creativity, and technology together. If you’re not sure what Makey Makey is, check out our Welcome to Makey Makey Australia tutorial which goes through the basics of what Makey Makey is. Today though, we’ll be looking at how to use our Makey Makey Starter Kit at home to create amazing interactive projects.

The Makey Makey Starter Kit comes with a Makey Makey board, a bundle of alligator clip leads, 0.1” jumper wires, and the USB cable for power and reprogramming.

At this point it’s also worth checking out our articles on resistive touch and capacitive touch, however we’ll assume you’re using the Makey Makey with the standard resistive touch.

Why is Makey Makey Great?

The Makey Makey is an incredibly fun device to build creative and imaginative projects, however it can also be used in really practical ways to make playful user interfaces for everyday applications.

Let’s take a look at some of the projects built using Makey Makey that work really well at home.

This girl has created a school project using a Makey Makey in a really creative, yet simple way:

Check out this young inventor finding creative ways to solver real world problems:

And of course, what home project would be complete without Minecraft?

For more awesome projects that you can do at home, check out the Makey Makey projects section here.

Have you heard of Makey Makey? If not, you’re about to have your mind blown! Makey Makey is an incredible way to bring ...