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Ever played Mario on Play-Doh or Piano on Bananas? Alligator clip the Internet to your world and start inventing the future.
Ever played Mario on Play-Doh or Piano on Bananas? Alligator clip the Internet to your world and start inventing the future.
11,124 backers pledged $568,106 to help bring this project to life.

Invention Kit on a Keychain, Makey Makey GO last chance


Greetings and Salutations

You are our original Makey Makey Classic backers and therefore we love you.

This is your last chance to join us in making history again with the smallest most adorable invention kit ever. Back us now!

Makey Makey GO is so cute that you can wear it as an earring! 

Deep double backflip thanks to the thousands of you who have already backed us.

In case you didn't see it yet, here is our demo video:


Jay and JoyLabz/MakeyMakey Team

Introducing Makey Makey GO


We are stoked to announce our new product. Makey Makey GO. For us a product launch wouldn't feel right if it wasn't done on Kickstarter. Please rock over to the Makey Makey GO Kickstarter project for the full info. 

Much love, JoyLabz

On Monday we GO!


Thanks to your generosity in 2012, we started our quest to show the world that everyone can be an inventor - anytime, anywhere. Because of your love and support we have put Makey Makey into the hands of nearly 200,000 inventors and delighted millions of others.

Now we are continuing the adventure with our new Kickstarter campaign - launching on Monday, May 11th at 11am EST (in 72 hours).

We thank all you Makers, Dreamers, Tinkerers, and Inventors for your support and hope that you will continue the journey with us! 

Eating, Shipping, and Contesting

Star Spangled Banner for Dinner

Christian Genco won a talent show with this performance and became the first Pro Maker ever sponsored by JoyLabz. The 5 minute performance is hilarious. His next MaKey MaKey performance will be at the Ingenuity event at the Perot Museum in Dallas on January 18th, where MiKey MiKey from JoyLabz will also be speaking about MaKey MaKey.

Final Shipping Update

  • In August we shipped all normal Kickstarter orders (on time yay! thanks SparkFun)
  • In September and October we fulfilled orders with late or incomplete surveys/payments 
  • Still don't have your MaKey MaKey? See the Where's My MaKey MaKey page 

Youtube Video Contest

UncommonGoods is running a MaKey MaKey Challenge! To enter:

  • Make something cool with MaKey MaKey 
  • Post a video to YouTube with the title "UncommonGoods MaKey MaKey Challenge"
  • That's it, it's automatically entered

Find details here:

Bacon Cloud, Unboxing, MaKey MaKey Event with Giveaways, Small Shipping Update

Minor Shipping Update

As of August 17th SparkFun had shipped out 

  • 3,500 standard kits and 
  • 600 deluxe kits

SparkFun is continuing with shipping into September. 

(For more shipping info please see Update #10, including all the answered questions in the comments.)

We are still taking pre-orders at for September shipment. 

"Unlearn How Things Work" Talk Tomorrow 

Jay Silver will talk about MaKey MaKey in Silicon Valley tomorrow evening, August 27th (Monday)

There will be complimentary craft beer, food, MaKey MaKey giveaways, and a MaKey MaKey performance by Beau Silver, like the one he did at Stanford

This event is at PayPal, and it's free, but RSVP to attend (as of now there are only 70 spots left out of 300):

BLT Cloud

While it's a bit of an advertisement for Rackspace, here's a fun video about spinning up a cloud server using a BLT