Monthly Archives: September 2011

Cardboard Play Spaces


This was an exhibition by first year architecture students from Monash University.

I went to this on Sun 29th May 2011 with my mum and brother.

It was house-like things made from cardboard that you could go inside, just like big cubby houses.

Recommended age: All ages but best for kids.

This one was my favourite because there were many little rooms.



This was run by Little Big Shots artists Ben Landau and Ben Goodes at ArtPlay.

I went to this workshop with Josh, my brother on 12th June 2011. Other children also attended with us.

We did a stop motion film where we got to plan the story ourselves, and we got to choose our characters to play. Also we chose our own costumes from what was set out for us. Josh was a villainous shark, I and two other girls were mermaids and two other boys were eels. While we were doing the story, photographs were taken from above to create the film while we were asked to keep still every few secs.

It was enjoyable but I did find it a little difficult to keep perfectly still.

Recommended age: 5 – 12yrs (have to be able to follow directions fairly well and keep still when asked).

The “villainous” shark –trying to be scary.

Below is a link to a you tube video by the artists in which my brother and I appear – somewhere…see if you can find us 🙂