Making Music With Makey Makeys


This presentation was given at the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Winter Conference on December 3, 2016. These slides, along with examples of student work from my 6th grade general music class, were presented to an audience of public and private music teachers from around New York State. Following the slides, participants in the session had the opportunity to experiment with Makey Makeys and various materials and online resources.

Some examples of student work included:

  • Musical Twister board
  • Cardboard and aluminum ukulele
  • Playdoh drumset
  • Musical windchimes
  • Original song for ukuleles, shaker, and Makey Makey/Scratch piano

Music Education


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