Junk Modelling – The Robot & the Dog

A couple of weeks ago I took part in an IzziWizzi Playfest all about junk modelling and was filled with dread inspiration!  Rather than take all our old boxes and tubes into school for their make & do station, I thought we would keep them and make something at home.


Here’s what we made….

The Robot

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The Dog

Little Mr A decided he wanted to make a dog as we had a leaflet through the door with a dog’s head on!

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New Best Friends…

Little Mr A has been playing (& robot dancing) with them, if only I’d known a homemade toy would have made him so happy I wouldn’t have bought him so many toys at Christmas!

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18 thoughts on “Junk Modelling – The Robot & the Dog

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  3. They are awesome! Well done for taking inspiration and running with it!! Looks like fun was had and you definitely got some fantastic results!

  4. These are brilliant. So creative. It’s wonderful how proud they are when they make something themselves isn’t it? Bud still plays with the Olympic torch we made this time last year!

    • It was much more fun than I thought it would be and they are still going strong (for now :) )

    • He had a great time, don’t know how long we will keep them but they are in his bedroom out of the way for now!