Day 173 – Paper Helicopter

Today's new thing is yet another from the James Dyson Foundation challenge cards I discovered a few months ago. Whilst these are aimed at children, I've had great fun making and learning about spaghetti bridges, paper water balloons, and weather balloons, so I was looking forward to today's task - making a paper helicopter. I've… Continue reading Day 173 – Paper Helicopter

Day 156 – Made a weather balloon

The James Dyson Foundation science and engineering challenge for kids has provided me with no end of inspiration. I don't have kids but it doesn't matter, the challenges such as the spaghetti bridge, or the paper water bombs have been a fun and different way of getting me to use my brain. Today I thought… Continue reading Day 156 – Made a weather balloon

Day 142 – Paper water bombs

After my spaghetti bridge success the other day, I really wanted to attempt another one of the James Dyson Foundation challenges – I mean, they're for kids, but that just makes them extra fun in my opinion. As it was a really warm day, my attention wandered over to the paper water bombs section. All… Continue reading Day 142 – Paper water bombs