Makey Makey Projects for Years 4-6

These lesson ideas demonstrate how to combine Makey Makey together with Scratch to create all sorts of interesting solutions with students, as well as teach the basics of circuity, conductive materials and algorithms.

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Year band(s) 3-4, 5-6
Content type Lesson ideas
Format Web page
Core and overarching concepts Implementation (programming), Computational thinking
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Explore and describe a range of digital systems and their peripherals for a variety of purposes


Explore transmitting different types of data between digital systems


Implement simple algorithms as visual programs involving control structures and input


Investigate the main internal components of common digital systems and their function

Keywords Makey Makey, Peripherals, Algorithms, Visual programming, Scratch, Coding, Digital systems, Input device
Integrated, cross-curriculum, special needs Design and Technologies, STEM

Anthony Speranza


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