The Makey Makey Glove controller is an interactive glove in which it acts as a controller using isolated finger movements to activate various keystrokes on the keyboard.
|What is a glove controller?
The Makey Makey Glove controller is an interactive glove in which it acts as a controller using isolated finger movements to activate various keystrokes on the keyboard. (Thanks to Katie Butzu and Mark Lyons for teaching us about this amazing controller idea!)
What is it for?
Individuals who struggle with delays in fine motor skills as a result of a
Grab your supplies and let's go!
|Make Fingertips Conductive
Grab your conductive tape from the Craft + Code booster kit and wrap each finger of the glove with tape.
Make sure to cover a lot of the fingertip to ensure a connection.
|Create an EARTH Connection
Cut off the thumb of the glove for your EARTH connection. The user can hold the EARTH alligator clip, and their whole body will become the EARTH connection. Then they can touch the fingertip connection to the thumb to signal a key press.
|Plug and Play!
Connect an alligator clip to each fingertip and to an arrow key on the Makey Makey.
Plug Makey Makey into your computer or tablet (with a new USB C cable) and play with any game that takes arrow key inputs!
Just touch fingertips to thumb to play!
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