• Why MakeyMakey?

    Posted by Heather Spicola on 9/18/2017

    Inspiring Kids to Invent  TedTalk

    I chose to use the MakeyMakey's for our first meeting to get the girls to be collaborative, communicating, creative, and thinking creatively (Design Thinking).  The MakeyMakeys proved great for getting the girls to start thinking about all the possibilities; they did some trial-and-error, they helped each other, it was great!

    MakeyMakeys are useful for kids to think as inventors, rather than just consumers of technology.  Here are some great inventions started by kids:

    Inventions by Kids

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