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Maker Studio | Makey Makey


an electronic invention tool that allows users to connect everyday objects to computer programs using a circuit board, alligator clips, and a USB cable.


  • Materials: circuit board, alligator clips, and a USB cable, dependent on the project
  • Software: None needed but for various projects special Makey Makey apps are required.
  • File types: N/A
  • Machine details: N/A
  • Production time: dependent on the project scale


  1. Plug a wire into the positive of the Makey Makey.
  2. Plug a second wire into the negative of the Makey Makey.
  3. Plug the other end of the same wire into the object (ie banana, a cup of coffee).
  4. Plug the Makey Makey into the computer.
  5. Touch the object to trigger the Makey Makey.