OMG Can You Say Invention Gaming System? Live Now On Kickstarter
Today is the day! We are launching our new product from our sister company, GameBender.
What is GameBender?
GameBender is a radical new game console, where you modify ("bend") games... Read more
Makey Makey is up for 'Innovative Toy of the Year'!
We've made it to the finals for Innovative Toy of the Year! And now we need votes to win.
Will you take a second to vote for your favorite invention... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
Shipment Begins! (last chance for survey, int'l shipping)
In this update:
- Shipment Begins! -- If you filled out your survey and paid any necessary international shipping, sit back and dream up crazy ideaz as your MaKey MaKeys cruise... Read more
13,000 MaKey MaKeys Now in Production
We are one month after the close of the Kickstarter, and I think you'll be shocked and delighted to hear about our progress. If everything goes according to plan, YOUR... Read more
BBC Coverage this Week
We were on BBC World Service this week, and they covered us in an article yesterday. Here is a snippet from the BBC article:
Around 150 beta-versions of the kit... Read more
The MaKey MaKey team was overwhelmed by the awesomeness of the over 300 entries to the invention contest. After some intense deliberation we are finally ready to announce the ten... Read more
Mindsplosion of MaKey MaKey Invention Videos in the Wild
With MaKey MaKey barely in the hands of Beta Testers, we didn't expect to see this many awesome inventions documented in the wild. WOW! Thanks to all the MaKey MaKers... Read more
Amazing Invention Contest Entries
In a recent update we launched the "What would you makey?" invention idea contest, with 10 MaKey MaKey kits to go to winning ideas. The contest is still open through... Read more
Banana Piano Performances by Beau Silver and Amanda Palmer
Check out these two amazing performances on the MaKey MaKey banana piano, by Stanford graduate student Beau Silver, and musician Amanda Palmer!
Beau Silver is a brilliantly talented member of... Read more
New Rewards: Deluxe kits, and larger quantities!
Enter the MaKey MaKey Contest!
What would YOU make with a MaKey MaKey? Enter the contest by writing a brief description of your invention idea (one to three sentences), and if you want you can... Read more
MaKey MaKey Goes on Tour
Thank You To The MAX
OMG Wow! So..... much...... positive..... energy!!!! Thank you all! You are the best backers we could ever imagine!!!
We have been traveling since the day... Read more