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!