We want dads to see our stage and say, “Hey that looks like stuff in my garage.” Then they put dads up on stage to learn how to use stuff in their garage to reach their families.
Rube Goldberg -esque contraptions (I have to look that one up)
What’s the one crazy thing you’d like to do in this next year?
You can talk anyone into doing almost anything… Think of something crazy enough that people can’t help but be involved
Work for some people is play… it’s up to you to decide (via Tom Sawyer). Get people involved.
These guys are too funny and somewhat random… so it’s fun!
Andrew wearing a lingerie washboard
And we’re treated to a wonderful rendition of Lone Ranger theme
You can take a couple of weeks to learn something new and use it… why not?
The people who aren’t creative are the ones who say they aren’t creative
Sir Ken Robinson’s talk on TED is AMAZING! (someone talked about going back to school to teach preschool)
So they are taking people’s crazy ideas and then suggesting some greater idea to it! So cool!
You just became interested because something might hit you in the back of the head (they have an air cannon that will shoot from the back of the performing arts center)
With crazy ideas, the answer is always YES
There’s got to be a way to make something happen
adafruit.com for button pushes and lights
Shooting Timbits with a slingshot! cool idea
They’re building a contraption with 13 things
catapult or chicken chucker
wrllz of hurt – wrist rocket with rubber ball on the end of fishing line!
screen door closer
zip lines and pulleys
Bring what you already have to the next level… Collaborate with others to make them work.
Now is a great time for bad ideas to lead us to good ones! (to be used in brainstorming) Don’t let a bad idea stop you.
Participation is KEY to creating a memorable event.
Do not be afraid to ask for stuff.
See hardware that looks like other things. Look at things differently.