An Unstable Playground Set That Challenges Kids to Find Balance

Unlike the typical seesaws, swing sets and monkey bars seen on playgrounds, Capucine Diancourt’s set of Loose Play structures remain unfixed from the ground, challenging youngsters to find their balance. The French designer created the playground set as an exploration into the way shapes and colors can bend the way we interact with the physical world, relying on instability uncommon colors to provide children with …

Lego Architecture Studio

The latest kit leaves the instruction manual behind for you to create your own masterpiece

There’s no denying that the Lego Architecture series serves as an excellent excuse for big kids to get their hands on a classic children’s toy. Just like those days of Lego Star Fighters; you diligently follow each step, patiently trying not to skip ahead until you’re done. But a puzzle that comes with an instruction manual is inherently missing the creative angle that many of …

Linx

Connect drinking straws with simple stars for endless building possibilities

After a successful launch last year on Kickstarter, the “drinking straw construction game,” Linx, is finally available for purchase. The minimalistic and sustainably-made connectors consist of flat four-sided stars that fit into the ends of standard drinking straws, allowing gamers to build infinite plastic structures. The easily manipulated Linx connector points can be bent in all directions, allowing the user—regardless of age or tactile skill …