Makey Says by Josh Burker

Recreate the classic Simon Says game with your own homebrew version that uses the Makey Makey and a great Scratch project.  

Simon Says? Makey Says!

Create your own Makey Says by following this Instructables guide from Makey Jedi, Josh Burker!

Head to Instructables for the full guide!




Time Investment
2-3 hours


  • Makey Makey
  • Cigar box or equivalent sized hinged-top box
  • Bowl that fits on top of the box
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Box cutter
  • Masking tape
  • Thin cardboard (a cereal box works great)
  • Paint: green, red, blue, and yellow
  • Paint brush
  • Aluminum foil
  • Permanent pen
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • 22 gauge hookup
  • wire, ideally in two colors
  • Wire cutters/strippers
  • Copper tape with conductive adhesive
  • Hot glue gun and hot glue sticks
  • Needle nose pliers
  • Eight alligator clips
  • Drill with ¼ inch and ½ inch bits
  • Safety glasses optional
  • Soldering iron and solder optional


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