This Melbourne company's secret to success? Cardboard boxes
“We like to think of it as Mr. Potato Head for the box — find a box, connect the parts, play and imagine,” says Makedo’s founder Paul Justin, describing his latest designs, “Scru,” the world’s first child-friendly screw and “Props,” a range of... The siblings, along with a dozen kids and their families, are participating in a car-making activity for Father’s Day in Melbourne, sponsored by Makedo, a toy company encouraging kids to use discarded materials to make cars, robots, wind balls,... Nearby in a Spiderman costume, her eight-year-old brother is running around in a decorated box-cart.
'Genius hour': Students, what would you like to learn today?
- Grab a cutter, scissors or anything that'll let you cut small spaces into either side of the box, so you have handles to easily carry it. The full video is worth watching for some other neat tricks. For example, a rubber band can keep you from getting
- Over time, Kirr said, she recognized the need to build in more structure in order to keep students on task. Now, genius hour includes regular one-on-one conferences, In January, students came up with their own ideas, leading to a Pinewood Derby car
- The deputy also found a cardboard box that contained a fully-loaded Ruger 9 m.m. handgun with hollow point bullets. Since Clegg is a convicted felon he is also a prohibited possessor of firearms. Clegg has prior arrests for possession of a dangerous