Play Prompts

Play prompts for getting started

 

Build a Rigamajig that can lift something.

Build a Rigamajig you can get inside.

Build a contraption to take you to the center of the earth.

How many different ways can you join three pieces?

Build a contraption to send a bucket from one place to another.

Create something with four legs and a tail.

Give it a name. Make up a story about where it came from.

Build a structure that would allow you to live on a cloud.

Build a contraption that would allow you to ride a whale.

Tell a friend about your invention.

What is the tallest structure you can make with 5 pieces?

Using 15 pieces make a contraption that can hold a 10 lb. bag of potatoes.

What can you build with 20 pieces?

Tell and write how your contraptions work.

Make a structure that incorporates a balloon in a useful way.

Make a structure that incorporates an empty box.

Make a structure that incorporates a chair.

Use the Rigamajig to make a friend.

Now that you have made a structure…look at your neighbor’s creation and find a way to join your two structures to make a new one. What might it do?

Draw a picture of your Rigamajig creation and label the parts. Next, tell your neighbor instructions for how it works.

Invent your own prompts, or play without prompt!