Challenge 2: The Tower
I’ve been to the Leaning Tower of Pisa. It’s a tower, and it’s leaning. You look at it, but nothing happens, so then you look for someplace to get a sandwich.
– Danny DeVito
Sometimes a tower is an amazing architectural wonder to be gazed upon and admired as a grand example of human ingenuity. Sometimes a tower is a home for some hapless royal figure to wait out their days waiting for their fairy tale to begin. The tower takes on many forms in our stories and historical past. For this Dadzooka Challenge we are all about towers, no matter the building medium or motivation. This challenge puts your kids in the role of architect and let’s them explore the trials and tribulations of reaching for the sky. So find something you can stack, and start some stakin’.
The LEGO Tower
This lego tower was’t just an effort in great height. It also had to support a whole story with workers still straddling the tower to complete it. A major redesign went into the top, but overall the structure held and all was good. The tiny tot tower proves that height is good, but stout construction has its benefits
The Pirate Ship Crow’s Nest
Sometimes you start out with one idea, and it morphs into something totally different. Don’t sweat it. A tower is a tower. And this pirate ship boasts a serious crow’s nest that’s worthy of any high spying lookout or smooth stepping scaliwag. These guys might have all their bases covered in that category.
And then sometimes you try to build that tower, but your kids decide that demolition is far more interesting than construction. That’s ok too. Just roll with it. They’re not entirely wrong, are they?.
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