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The Rigamajig is a large-scale building kit used for hands-on free play and learning. This collection of wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and rope allows children to follow their curiosity through play.
260+ parts total; all parts made in the U.S.
Plastic parts are made from 100% recycled nylon.
Wood parts are made from the highest grade Baltic birch plywood and finished with a non-hazardous, air-pollutant-free finish.
Includes two milk crates for small piece storage
Cart with contents weighs approximately 149 lbs.
Made in Providence, Rhode Island
Requires a minimum play area of 100 square feet (per kit)
Complies with U.S. & EU Consumer Product Safety Testing for Children's Toys
Portable and sealable
Build a Rigamajig that can lift something.
Build a Rigamajig you can get inside.
Build a contraption to take you to the center of the earth.
How many different ways can you join three pieces?
Build a contraption to send a bucket from one place to another.
Create something with four legs and a tail.
Give it a name. Make up a story about where it came from.
Build a structure that would allow you to live on a cloud.
Build a contraption that would allow you to ride a whale.
Tell a friend about your invention.
What is the tallest structure you can make with 5 pieces?
Using 15 pieces make a contraption that can hold a 10 lb. bag of potatoes.
What can you build with 20 pieces?
Tell and write how your contraptions work.
Make a structure that incorporates a balloon in a useful way.
Make a structure that incorporates an empty box.
Make a structure that incorporates a chair.
Use the Rigamajig to make a friend.
Now that you have made a structure...look at your neighbor’s creation and find a way to join your two structures to make a new one. What might it do?
Draw a picture of your Rigamajig creation and label the parts. Next, tell your neighbor instructions for how it works.
Invent your own prompts, or play without prompt!