Tagged with Caine’s Arcade

The Global Cardboard Challenge: Come on Down!

The Global Cardboard Challenge: Come on Down!

What has more than 25,000 participants in 10 countries and inspires creative play with things usually thrown away? The Global Cardboard Challenge! It is that time of year again, and this time I hope I’ve finally managed to post the information in plenty of time to use it. Inspired by the YouTube video sensation Caine’s … Continue reading

Storybook: Stories of Creativity to Inspire You

Storybook: Stories of Creativity to Inspire You

Remember Caine’s Arcade? In that viral moment, a chance encounter between a young boy with a cardboard arcade and a filmmaker became an Internet phenomenon. It also launched the nonprofit Imagination Foundation, whose mission is to foster creativity and innovation in children around the world. I first learned about the Imagination Foundation through their Global … Continue reading

Global Cardboard Challenge

Global Cardboard Challenge

It’s time again, for the Global Cardboard Challenge! The Imagination Foundation describes the Challenge: “The Global Cardboard Challenge is an annual challenge that invites kids around the world to design and build awesome creations using cardboard, recycled materials and imagination. The challenge culminates in a Global Day of Play on October 5th, marking the 2nd … Continue reading

The Magic of Cardboard: Just a Bit Late

The Magic of Cardboard: Just a Bit Late

Don’t you hate it when you find out about something wonderful and it just ended? That’s what happened to me with Caine’s Arcade Part 2. You saw the original Caine’s Arcade video, right? Caine was a 9-year-old boy who built a cardboard arcade that became an Internet sensation. If you haven’t seen it, stop now … Continue reading