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Explore conquering

Play is about seeking out and taking control over new experiences and materials. Explore conquering your curiosity! Think about looking for new views and look outs, checking out the landscape and turning materials into something grand.

Play activity

See what you can design and construct with different cardboard paper rolls. Be creative and use other materials if needed.

Sample materials

  • Toilet paper rolls
  • Paper towel rolls
  • Cardboard from posters or wrapping paper


  • Marble chute
  • Spiky roll
marble chute and spiky tubes 

Play challenge

Catapults were used a long time ago to launch materials great distances. They suddenly release stored energy to fling objects forward.

See what materials and what design make the best catapult.

Sample materials

  • Sticks
  • Cardboard
  • Spoons
  • Containers
  • Elastic bands
  • Anything else you can find