Teen inventors can turn everyday objects into touchpads

banana piano
Photo of a banana piano project courtesy the MaKey MaKey website.

This Saturday, teens can stretch their imagination and invent creative touch pads at the Lynnwood Library.

A class on Jan. 9 shows teen how to turn objects into a video game controller, or bananas into a keyboard, thanks to MaKey MaKey.

MaKey MaKey is an invention kit for artists or engineers. Inventors can use the kits along with a computer program and household items to create something new.

The class at the Lynnwood Library, located at 19200 44th Avenue West, begins Saturday at 3 p.m. You can read more about it on the library website.

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