Community Highlight: Interactive Solar System by Lucia Rannuci

April 21, 2021

Lucia Rannuci is a preservice teacher in Italy and she shared this amazing project on our Facebook educators group! Check out the way she is teaching students about the solar system using Makey Makey and Scratch!

This is a great project for adding a sensory element to learning. 

Find more ideas for teaching assistive technology with Makey Makey, check out this page of resources.

Learn nore about making your own assistive technology

We are also offering free workshops for occupational therapists- make sure to sign up!

First Workshop: April 22, 2021 4:00- 5:30 pm Central Time

DIY Big Mack and Musical Paintbrushes

In this intro session, learn how to make your own big mack style switch and musical paintbrushes to help your clients improve fine motor skills, social play, and more!

Supplies needed for the DIY big mac switch: Bring some cardboard, aluminum foil, rubber bands or bubblewrap, and a Makey Makey kit.  You'll also need some scissors and glue-stick.

Supplies needed for the musical paintbrushes: Paintbrushes, paint, speaker wire, wire strippers, and a Makey Makey kit. You'll also need a sponge and water, and thick paper for the painting surface. 

 Sign up for Free OT Workshop

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