The Makey Makey is an electronic invention toy that allows users to connect everyday objects to computer programs. Using a circuit board, alligator clips, and a USB cable, the toy uses electrical signals to send the computer either a keyboard stroke or mouse click signal.
How to use Makey Makey
- Connect the Makey Makey to your computer using a mini USB cable.
- Connect the alligator clips to anything that conducts electricity.
- Create a closed loop electrical signal by holding the 'earth' cable and tap an connected object at the same time.
Result: a keyboard stroke or mouse click.
Ok, but what can you do with this?
Use your imagination! For inspiration, see makeymakey.com.