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Playful variations

“Play is the exultation of the possible.” Martin Buber

I made all these quilling shapes I was reluctant to stick together so I had some fun playing around with them.

Here is one balancing act:

This looks like it’ll make a good border if I make many of them:

This has some semblance to a star, until a button came along:

Rubber stamps too lend themselves to play. Inspired by tangrams, here’s what I made:


For more inspiration, look at what Joel, this cool dad who makes toys for his kids, has done!

This is his flower building toy:

And his slotted building discs:


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