Challenge Information

Bored at home?  We challenge you to design the ultimate toy to play with while you stay at home. You can design your toy using any software you have access to at home (for example, Paint, Word, Tinkercad.com), or you can use a good old pen and paper. Perhaps your toy will be able a little remote control car that can also turn into a boat. Or perhaps a dinosaur spin top. 

Your toy, and how it works, is totally up to you. At the end of the challenge, the designs will be judged and we will assist the winner to make a prototype (size limiting). Happy designing!

How to Enter

Design your toy at home using any available means (if it is not digital, you’ll need to take a clear photo or scan of the design).

Write a description of your design and how it works.

Upload your toy and description on Instagram and tag @ilmakerspaces!

Don’t have Instagram? Email your design and description to us at

Stay tuned to see if you have won!

Entries close 30th of June 2020

Tinkercad

Tinkercad is a free, easy-to-use app for 3D design, electronics, and coding. It’s used by teachers, kids, hobbyists, and designers to imagine, design, and make anything!

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