10 Tech-Know Gifts for Christmas – Makey Makey

Dec 05, 2014 Categories: Education Today

Tech-Know gift ideas for your family this Christmas.
Some are big, and some are little. All will be appreciated by your tech-know loved ones!

On the Tenth day of Christmas…Makey Makey

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Makey Makey – An Invention Kit for Everyone


So for the last Day of Christmas, I’ve got something a bit different. It’s an inventor’s kit for budding scientists or engineers. The official website describes it as –  The Original Invention Kit for Everyone

See the official Makey Makey site here.

Really cool! Make a banana into a keyboard!




  • Turn everyday objects like bananas into touchpads!
  • Connect the world around you to your computer! Setup takes just seconds.
  • Just plug, clip, and play! No programing knowledge needed.
  • 1000s of possibilities! Draw your own game controller! Dance like never before!
  • No software to install. Works with Mac and Windows.

Who for?

Kids, tweens and teens! Anyone with an interest in science or computers or progamming. I’ve used them with 8 year olds up to 16 year olds. V. cool and creative!


The starter kit is about $50, but you might want to get the bigger  ‘kit’ (below) for about $64. It includes more regular and large alligator clips to more and larger cool things!

makey makey christmas gift ideas for kids
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