Get Up + Go! Booster Kit

Introduction

The Get Up + Go! Booster kit is inspired by all of the time that we have all spent in front of computers the past few years. How do we get up, move around and use computers in a different way? How do we use computers as a media that we get up and physically interact with? We can use the Makey Makey to build bigger projects, active projects, something that gets us going!

Makey Makey is the digital duct tape in your creative tool box that mashes up the physical world with the computational world. The Get Up + Go! Booster Kit expands your toolbox to include invention materials for creating Makey Makey projects of all shapes and sizes. From a stair piano to talking picture books, we include everything you need to get started hacking the world around you and plug it all in from 12 feet away with the extended cables!

The materials included in the Booster Kit and the inspiring projects below should get you thinking about incorporating Makey Makey into oversized projects and physical activities for the perfect combination of movement, science, and technology.

Can anyone say STEM in the gym? Sit up counter? Makey Makey Bounce Pass? Jumping Piano?

Get Up + Go! Booster Kit

$19.95

Makey Makey is the digital duct tape in your creative tool box that mashes up the physical world with the computational world. The Get Up + Go! Booster Kit expands your toolbox to include invention materials for creating Makey Makey projects of all shapes and sizes. From a stair piano to talking picture books, we include everything you need to get started hacking the world around you and plug it all in from 12 feet away with the extended cables!

Kit Contents

The Makey Makey Get Up + Go! Booster Kit includes everything you need to complete our introductory projects and many, many more!

  • 2x 6' Alligator Clip Wires
  • 1x Spool of Solid Core Wire
  • 1x Roll of Conductive Fabric Tape
  • 1x Pack of Extra Alligator Clip Wires
  • 1x Velcro Wrist band

Is This Your First Time Using a Makey Makey?

The Get Up + Go! Booster Kit builds off of your initial experience with Makey Makey! If this is your first time using a Makey Makey or you dont have one yet, you have some homework to do before jumping into these project!

Grab Your Makey Makey!

The Get Up + Go! Kit is an add on kit to your Makey Makey. It doesn't include a Makey Makey and is not a full Makey Makey experience without one!

Makey Makey Classic Edition

$49.95

Makes STEM Education fun! Start out easy with a banana piano. First setup takes seconds. Then make game controllers, musical instruments, and countless inventions. Advance to additional inputs and multi-key remapping up to 18 keys. Ages 8 to infinity.

Get Started with Makey Makey!

Learn how Makey Makey works so you can start inventing! You will, make a simple sketch of Makey Makey, use your hands to trigger Makey Makey for piano, build a human circuit, and play and explore with Makey Makey.

Getting Started with Makey Makey

Hello Light

Learn about what a circuit is and the basics of electricity and conductivity to build your first paper circuit!

By: JoyLabz

Is it Conductive?

Build a conductivity tester that uses Makey Makey to help you figure out what materials are conductive and which ones aren't!

By: JoyLabz

Banana Piano!

Use bananas or any other produce to build circuits and turn them into piano keys using Makey Makey and our free Piano App!

By: JoyLabz

Get Up + Go! Projects!



Using the materials in your Get Up + Go! Booster Kit and a few other easy to find materials we have put together a list of projects to help you explore going bigger with your Makey Makey. From floor pianos to hula hoop controllers these projects are designed to get you up and active with the Makey Makey! Take your tinkering to the next level as you explore the world around you!

Get Up + Go! Projects

Hula Hoop Controller

You never thought you would use a Hula Hoop to draw? Well, now you can!

By: JoyLabz

Stomp Switch Fun

Race you to that tree and back! Well, with this stomp switch timer you can see who really wins in the end.

By: JoyLabz

Plug & Play Makey Makey Apps

Each project in Makey Makey Booster Kits is paired with a Makey Makey App! By providing free apps we believe that you can get to using your inventions faster which then means making the better over time. We simplify this onboarding step for you, but when completed these projects are ready for you to take on your own software projects to go with them and graduate from our apps.

Get Up + Go! Apps

Piano App

Use the Makey Makey to turn anything conductive into a piano key with ease!

By: JoyLabz

Timer App

Use your Makey Makey to start and stop a timer for a stopwatch or countdown!

By: JoyLabz

Make-a-Sketch

Use your Makey Makey to doodle and draw on your computer screen!

By: JoyLabz

Welcome

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