Unfortunately for me my boys just love rubbish, can’t get enough of it. Clearly they see something in it that I don’t! I am a thrower, I can’t bare having junk hanging around. I was thrilled when I saw the latest and greatest ‘toy’ to hit the market and from MAKEDO. I am pretty confident it will rid our house of a few issues, sure the junk collecting habit will still be at large but the rolls of sticky tape used and my missing scissor issue will subside a little and having some direction in building with their rubbish won’t hurt the boys either!
MAKEDO is a little tricky to explain for a simple explanation check out their video which gives a fab rundown.
Some extra info on MAKEDO
Wouldn’t you love to make play objects, kid’s costumes, furniture, decorations for the home and well, just about anything you can think of from the materials around you?
MAKEDO is a connector system that enables materials including cardboard, plastic and fabric to easily join together to form new objects or structures. When you’re done playing, simply pull it apart to reuse over and over again.
makedo is made up of three simple parts – – a connector, a hinge and a construction tool. The connector comprises a pin and a clip which clamp material together. Squeeze the clip to release the parts for reuse.
The hinge pivots freely or locks into a fixed position. It can join or create a corner between two materials or be used to form a swiveling moving part The construction tool can punch holes and cut through various types of card without risk of injury.
It is through these widgets that makedo opens up the possibility of creation by allowing manipulation and connection of material, over and over.
And just so you know we are not having a lend of you, below are some real life MAKEDO creations, made by real life people and a set of MAKEDO! Cute Hey!
MAKEDOis available in Find & Make kits complete with step by step instructions and all the tools required to build a certain creation or Freeplay kits which requires a little imagination but includes all the right tools.
Check out our current favourite the MAKEDOFind & Make Robot at $14.95 it makes a perfecct gift for a birthday, a new baby sibling gift or dare we say the word Christmas!