Fun Fact Friday: Great Scratch Games for Plug and Play Makey Makey fun!

January 22, 2021

We know Scratch and Makey Makey go together like peanut butter and jelly. That's why we are sharing some of our favorite Scratch projects today for Fun Fact Friday!

Scratch Project Name

Tags

Makey Makey Inputs 

Brief Description of how to use 

Is it Conductive? By JPalles

Science 

 

SPACE

EARTH

We love this project and use it regularly with the "What is Conductive?" Guide. (Which is a great starter project for you and your students!) 

Is it Conductive? By Gravesn 

Science

 

Right Arrow

EARTH

Colleen made this project when she was a practicing librarian. To use with Makey Makey, convert a clothespin with conductive tape.

 

Virtual Makey Makey for your Scratch Backpack by Gravesn

 

 

Coding

 

 

All 18 inputs 

 

 

Check out this virtual Makey Makey and get ideas for how to use it in this post

Start and Stop Alarm by Gravesn

 

Coding

 

Right Arrow

EARTH

This is a Makey Makey virtual example of an alarm that will sound only while the up arrow is pressed. 


Goes with this online class: https://makeymakey.com/blogs/how-to-instructions/maker-class-lesson-three-alarms

Scratch Piano by Ericr

 

 

Music

 

Front of the Board inputs: 

←↑→↓ SPACE CLICK

EARTH 

 

 

This is a piano you can play with the arrow keys. It was created using Scratch, an easy-to-use graphical programming language, so you can remix it and make your own version. 

 

Makey Makey Drum Machine by Ericr

 

 

Music

 

←↑→↓ SPACE CLICK 

EARTH 

 

Play drums with arrow keys and space, or use a MaKey MaKey kit to make drums out of anything! 

Makey Makey Drum Sampler by Nelix

 

Music

 

←↑→↓ W A S 

EARTH

 

 

Fun music sampler!

Makey Makey Music Machine by Ceebee

 

Music

 

←↑→↓ SPACE CLICK

EARTH  

 

 

Play music with arrow keys and space! 

Scratch Makey Makey Operation Game by JoshBurker

 

Games

 

SPACE

EARTH 

 

 

Build your own operation game and play! 

Makey Makey Lobster Boat by Paddle2See

 

Games

 

 

←→ SPACE

EARTH

 

A boat mission using Left/Right arrow keys to steer and SPACE to move forward

Pacman HD By GriffPatch

 

Games

 

 

Arrow Keys: ←↑→↓

EARTH

 

Scratch Pacman using arrow keys by the amazing GriffPatch!

Simple Makey Makey Dance by Ricarose 

 

Games/ Dance

 

←↑→↓

EARTH 

 

A very simple dance project Ricarose created to work with the MaKey MaKey inspired by the Dance Dance Revolution games.

Geometry Dash by evert1234

 

One Button Game

 

SPACE

EARTH 

 

 

Use space to jump and to fly.

Flappy Bird by HyperPixel

 

One Button Game

 

SPACE or Click

EARTH 

 

Use the space bar or click to play this viral game!

Crossy Duck by kevin_eleven_1234

 

 

One Button Game

 

SPACE 

EARTH

 

Press or tap space to flip the duck!

 

What Scratch projects would you include as your go to favorites?

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