Introduction: How to Make a Makey Makey Instrument

What is a Makey Makey?

A makey makey is a piece of technology that synchronizes your computer's keys with something else such as a orange. Now you can use the orange as a key on your keyboard.

What with you be doing with it?

You will be playing jingle bells with the Makey Makey. People will be the keys for the piano(the piano is online).

Step 1: Materials

•Makey-Makey

•6 Alligator clips

•USB cord

•Computer

•Volunteers

Step 2: Hooking Up

Hook an alligator clip to each of the arrows and the space. Hook the last clip to the earth. Plug the USB cord into your computer.

Step 3: Piano

Click here for the online piano website.

Step 4: Piano Keys

Have 5 volunteers and have them hold one alligator clip each, have them hold the metal part. You could have something else besides people, just make sure it conducts electricity.

Step 5: Notes

Use these lyrics for the music(use arrow keys).

Right Right Right
Right Right Right Right Space Left Up Right Down Down Down Right Down Right Right Right Up Up Right Up Right

Right Right Right Right Right Right Right Space Left Up Right Down Down Down Right Down Right Right Right Right Space Space Right Up Left

Step 6: Good Job

Practice playing and have FUN!

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