What Will You Need?
- Makey Makey Kit.
- A computer.
- Everyday objects, as listed in the individual resources.
Makey Makey Paper Circuit Valentine Template:
Surprise a lucky someone this Valentine's day with an interactive card. Learn how to make a Valentine's paper circuit and also test conductive materials! Download this template, print it, and then gather supplies. You'll need conductive tape and also an LED for this project.
This make is quite a simple one but we still recommend close supervision for younger children.
Lighting an LED With Makey Makey:
Ultimate Stomping Pad for Makey Makey:
Learn how to create an oversized weight-sensitive pad for one-button games and scratch projects. Make two stomp pads to practice your jumping jacks or make four for the ultimate DDR dance mat! For the older children, it might also make a handy Fortnite rage quit stomp button, for when it doesn't quite go to plan.
3 Ways to Build a Floor Piano:
Choose your own piano adventure. Learn to build a quick floor piano, an oversized portable piano, or even add flat/sharp notes for a fully functional full scale! You may be the greatest living floor pianist, but how will you ever know if you don’t make yourself a floor piano?
- Aluminium Foil..
- Large cardboard or yoga mat.
- Duct Tape.
- Wire and also Aligator clips that come with Makey Makey.
Gigantic Playable Makey Makey:
Learn how to make a giant, and functional, Makey Makey. Not only is it fun to make, it will also make a great aid for teaching children about microcontrollers. If you work at a school or have your own poster printer, print this pdf and then mount it on a foam core. If you need to get one printed, have the printers mount it onto a foam core.
- Printed and mounted giant Makey Makey.
- Aluminium foil, Cardboard, masking tape, copper brads.
- Scissors, Wire strippers, knife and wire.
Distance Rate and Time for Maths/Science/Physics:
Explore how acceleration changes from a downward drop, to a flat surface, to an uphill ramp. With Makey Makey and Scratch, you can measure the change in rate over your desired distance and then catch the correct time as your toy car drives over simple DIY switches.
- Hotwheels Track, Toy Cars, and also Magnetic weights to add to cars.
- DIY Switches - foil, copper tape, paper clips, coffee stirs, straws, legos, Telephone wire or hookup wire.
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