Could you imagine playing the piano with gumdrops instead of keys? Customize your piano with objects you like and enjoy music differently with Makey Makey Classic and Scratch!
  • WHAT I NEED?

    1
    Accessories

    Mini USB Cable

    2
    Software
    Scratch Online

    Scratch is a blocks programming environment where you can program in an enjoyable way.
    You will find a button into the activity steps to open the online editor. We give you part of the code programmed, dare to complete it!
    Learn more about Scratch in our creative technologies page in CLOQQ.

    3
    Materials

    Alligator clip wire

    Gummies

  • START YOUR PROJECT!

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  • 5 points
CLOQQ’s activities have been designed and made by an experienced team in creative technologies. These activities must be made with the support and supervision of an adult.