For: Years 4-6

The MaKey MaKey invention kits enable you to turn everyday objects into keyboard touch pads. You can play a piano with bananas (bring your own), create a dance mat with aluminium foil (supplied), and play PacMan using a controller made out of plasticine.

Makerspace Challenges

  • Investigate the science behind the MakeyMakey, and create a short video explaining how it works.
  • Design, and build a cardboard game controller for MakeyMakey using the materials available in the library.
  • Design and share a Scratch game which can be played with a MakeyMakey. Click here for inspiration!

Note: To use the MakeyMakey, you will need to bring your own laptop.